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45 exact word matches found in search 'こう'
1. in this way (used for something or someone close to the speaker, including the speaker himself, or for the opinions of the speaker); thus; such  (see also: 然う, ああ, 如何; often written with kana only)
interjection (kandoushi)
2. uh... (interjection used as a verbal pause)  (often written with kana only)
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noun, noun (suffix)
marquis; lord; daimyo
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noun
1. carapace; shell
2. 1st in rank; grade A
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manuscript; version; draft
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noun
efficacy; benefit; efficiency; effect; result; success
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suffix, counter
1. counter for people or implements  (usu. こう)
noun
2. mouth; speech  (Buddhist term)
this meaning is restricted to reading く
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suffix
1. high school  (see also: 高等学校; abbreviation)
prefix
2. high-  (see also: 高レベル)
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noun
1. good luck; fortune; happiness
2. harvest; yield  (see also: 海の幸, 山の幸)
this meaning is restricted to reading さち
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noun
steel
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noun, noun (suffix)
1. going; travelling (traveling)
2. type of classical Chinese verse (usu. an epic)
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524 words found beginning with 'こう'
noun
senior high school; high school  (see also: 高等学校; abbreviation)
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noun
(public) park
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noun
factory; plant; mill; workshop
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noun
principal; headmaster
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action; conduct; behaviour; behavior; mobilization; mobilisation
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1. effect; effectiveness; efficacy; result
noun
2. effects (e.g. sound effects, visual effects, special effects)  (see also: 音響効果)
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traffic; transportation; communication; exchange (of ideas, etc.); intercourse
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noun
(manufacturing) industry
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construction work; construction; work (related to construction, e.g. painting, concrete-pouring, etc.)
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noun
second half; latter half  (see also: 前半)
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