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8 exact word matches found in search 'こと'
noun
1. thing; matter  (often written with kana only)
2. incident; occurrence; event; something serious; trouble; crisis  (often written with kana only)
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noun
1. koto (13-stringed Japanese zither)
2. stringed instrument  (archaic; this meaning is restricted to reading こと)
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particle
1. particle indicating a command  (particle always used at sentence-end)
2. particle indicating mild enthusiasm  (often as ことね; female term or language)
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noun
word; remark; statement
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noun
ancient city; former capital
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noun, 'na' adjective, noun (prefix)
1. difference (from one another); different thing; other  (archaic; this meaning is restricted to reading こと)
2. unusual; extraordinary
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi)
like; similar to; same as  (see also: 如し)
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covering up; glossing over
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59 words found beginning with 'こと'
expression, ichidan verb
can (do); to be able to (do); can be done; is able to be done  (often written with kana only)
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noun
1. language; dialect  (see also: 言語)
2. word; words; phrase; term; expression; remark  (see also: 単語)
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
this year
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careless  (often written with kana only)
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noun
1. notice; notification; warning
2. permission; consent
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noun
solitary island
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expression
from the fact that ...
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noun
abbreviation of "kotoshi mo yoroshiku onegai shimasu" (please be kind to me again this year)  (see also: あけおめことよろ; colloquialism; abbreviation)
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clunk; thump  (onomatopoeic or mimetic word)
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expression
take the opportunity to (do something else)  (see also: 物の序で; often written with kana only)
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