Common Japanese Words

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20 など
     1. part. 等: for example, things like, such as, etc., and so onnado
           など (nado) functions as a noun and may be followed by other particles, including の (no).
21 言う
     1. v. to say, to tell somebodyiu
           私が言うようにしなさい。 - ^わたし が いう よう に しなさい。
     2. v. to call, to name, to give a name
           この動物は日本語で何と言いますか。 - ^この どうぶつ は ^にほんご で なん と い.います か。
     3. v. to cry, to call, to make a noise (such as an animal)
22 為る
     1. v. to dosuru
           Nani o shiteimasuka?
           : What are you doing?
23 この
     1. adnominal. (deictically) this ... (near the speaker)kono
           この車は緑です。 - この くるま は みどり です。
     2. adnominal. (anaphorically) this ... I am talking about (only the speaker knows)
     3. adnominal. Usage: This term can only be used when followed by a noun or noun phrase. It cannot be used as a standalone pronoun. Examples:
      Usage:      Using kono as above is a bit like using English the without a noun after it.
     1. In print, 人 may have symmetric legs. However in handwriting, to distinguish from 入, the right leg will be shorter, the shape looking like a ʎ; in 入 the left leg is shorter.hito
     2. n. person
     3. n. human
     4. n. someone else
     5. counter. peoplenin
25 その
     1. adnominal. 其の: (deictically) that ... near you (near the addressee)sono
           私が読みたい本は、その本です。 - わたし が よみたい ほん は、 その ほん です。
     2. adnominal. 其の: (anaphorically) the ... we are talking about.
     3. adnominal. 其の: of it. its.
     4. n. 園: garden; park; plantation
26 まで
     1. part. 迄: until, up to, as far asmade
           Jū-ji made hataraku tsumori da.
           : I intend to work until ten o'clock.
27 もの
     1. n. 物: thingmono
     2. n. 者: person
     1. syllable. The hiragana syllable へ (he), whose equivalent in katakana is ヘ.he
     2. part. to, towards
           へ (e) indicates a destination or movement toward something. When used in this sense, it is pronounced e instead of he.
           日本へようこそ! - ^にほん へ ようこそ!
           銀行へ行った。 - ^ぎんこう へ いった。
     1. and, also, again, in additionmata
30 これ
     1. pron. 此れ: (deictically) this one (near the speaker)kore
     2. pron. 此れ: (anaphorically) this one I am talking about (only the speaker knows)
31 行う
     1. v. To perform; to do; to conduct oneself; to carry out.okonau
32 よう
     1. v. Expressing one's will to do something.
     2. v. Inducing or stimulating other person to do something.
     3. interj. A very informal greeting similar to yo.
     4. interj. A very informal (rude) interjection similar to hey. Women don't use it usually.
     5. interj. Women or gentle men generally use ねえ instead of よう. よう is manful but gives a rudish impression at times. ねえ is more graceful.
33 出来る
     1. v. to be able to dodekiru
           ジョンはフランス語が出来る。 - ^ジョン は ^フランス-ご が できる。
     2. v. be finished, be ready
     3. v. be made
     1. n. a station (train, underground/subway)eki
     1. Usage: The on'yomi is used in compounds like 国語 (こくご, Kokugo: national language, i.e. Japanese) or 中国 (ちゅうごく, Chūgoku: China; the Chūgoku region of central Japan). In many compounds where the
     2. n. a land, a large placekuni
     3. n. a country in general, a region
     4. n. a country as in a nation, a state
     5. n. the office of emperor, the crown; affairs of state
36 より
     1. part. than; rather than; more so thanyori
           上田さんは僕よりせが高い。 - うえだ-さん は ぼく より せ が たかい。
           オレンジより林檎が好き。 - オレンジ より りんご が すき。
     2. part. from, beyond, or past a point in space or time
           ここより危ないですよ。 - ここ より あぶない です よ。
37 大学
     1. n. a university, a collegedaigaku
38 現在
     1. n. the present, nowgenzai
     2. adv. now, at present
     1. n. the back; the rear; behindato
     2. n. the rest
     3. suffix. aftergo
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