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にほん
日本
きんだい
近代
ずいひつ
随筆
せん
1
であ
出会
とき
title of book, album etc.
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Words
2
noun
Japan
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1
present day; modern times
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0
Most common form: 隨筆
noun
essays; miscellaneous writings; literary jottings
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1
Most common form: せん
noun, noun (suffix)
selection; choice; choosing; picking; election
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0
noun
1. meeting; rendezvous; encounter
2. confluence  (esp. 出合い, 出合)
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2
Most common form: とき
noun
1. time; hour; moment  (刻 signifies a time of day, 秋 signifies an important time)
2. occasion; case  (this meaning is restricted to form 時)
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Kanji
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
ホン   book   もと origin   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
モク   ボク   き    こ- tree   
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ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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ジン   ニン   ひと person   
stick   
キン   ちか close   
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キン   axe
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カ   ゲ   した below, under   くだ to descend   さげる to lower, to reduce   
cliff
move
タイ   ダイ   かえる to replace, to exchange   かわる to be exchanged   よ the world   しろ substitute   
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shoot
ジン   ニン   ひと man   
ズイ    follow   
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hill   
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ユウ   ウ   あ to possess; to exist   
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ten   じゅう    じつ    と    とう    
ガツ   ゲツ   つき month; moon   
ヒツ   ふで writing brush   
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bamboo
writing brush
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セン   えら choose   
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コ   キ   おのれ self   
キョウ   とも together   
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grass   
katakana 'ha'; eight
シュツ   スイ   だ to take out, to put out   で to go out, to exit   
カイ   エ   あ to meet   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
ウン    say   
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ニ   ふた    ふた two   
ム   private
ジ   とき time, occasion   
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ジ   temple   てら Buddhist temple   
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スン   inch
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
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