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Romaji: ta
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Definitions

1

indicate past completed or action

Note: だ after certain verb forms
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2

indicates light imperative

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Example Sentences

(はや)かったね。
➥You are early.
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(とお)りを(ある)いた。
➥We walked along the street.
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電球(でんきゅう)()れた。
➥The light bulb has burned out.
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転職(てんしょく)をした。
➥I've changed my job.
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体力(たいりょく)()きた。
➥I am exhausted.
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(しお)()いたぞ。
➥There she blows!
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Kana:
Romaji: da
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Romaji

Definitions

1

be; is

Note: plain copula
See also: である です
2

indicates past or completed action

Note: た after certain verb forms
See also:
3

indicates light imperative

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Example Sentences

(からだ)(わる)い。
➥It's not healthy for you.
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(だい)(よろこ)びだ。
➥He's tickled pink.
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()暗闇(くらやみ)だ。
➥It is pitch dark.
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絶対(ぜったい)だよ!
➥I'm absolutely sure!
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新入(しんい)りだな。
➥You're new, huh?
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絶対(ぜったい)確実(かくじつ)だ。
➥There is no doubt.
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Romaji: ta
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Definition

1

other (esp. people and abstract matters)

Kanji

Readings: タ、 ほか
Meanings: other, another, the others

Example Sentences

()(なに)か。
➥Anything else?
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他人(たにん)(たよ)るな。
➥Don't rely on others.
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()(みち)はない。
➥No other way.
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()にご(よう)は。
➥Did you want anything else?
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他人(たにん)より身内(みうち)
➥Blood is thicker than water.
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他山(たざん)(いし)とする。
➥The fault of another is a good teacher.
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Romaji: ta
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Definition

1

multi-

Kanji

Readings: タ、 おお.い、 まさ.に、 まさ.る
Meanings: many, frequent, much

Example Sentences

多芸(たげい)無芸(むげい)
➥Jack of all trades and master of none.
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反対(はんたい)投票(とうひょう)多数(たすう)
➥The noes have it.
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乗組員(のりくみいん)(おお)い。
➥The crew is large.
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好事(こうじ)()(おお)し。
➥Happy events tend to be accompanied by problems.
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口数(くちかず)(おお)いぞ。
➥You talk too much.
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(かれ)多趣味(たしゅみ)だ。
➥He has a lot of hobbies.
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Romaji: da
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Definition

1

hitting a ball; batting; stroke

(Sports term)

Kanji

Readings: ダ、 ダアス、 う.つ、 う.ち-、 ぶ.つ
Meanings: strike, hit, knock, pound, dozen

Example Sentences

政府(せいふ)打倒(だとう)
➥Down with the Government!
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()()がないね。
➥I'm all out of tricks.
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(かれ)()()けた。
➥He has come out of his shell.
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不意打(ふいう)ちを()う。
➥I was thrown off guard.
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(あめ)(まど)()った。
➥The rain whipped against the window.
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(かれ)打率(だりつ)(たか)い。
➥He has a high batting average.
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Romaji: da
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Definitions

1

poor; low-grade; trivial; insignificant; worthless

See also: 駄文
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2

load; pack; horse load

See also: 一駄
3

packhorse

Kanji

Readings: ダ、 タ
Meanings: burdensome, pack horse, horse load, send by horse

Example Sentences

もうだめだ。
➥It's all over.
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絶対(ぜったい)にダメだ。
➥Over my dead body.
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(のぞ)んでも無駄(むだ)だ。
➥It is not good wishing.
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いや駄目(だめ)です。
➥No, you may not.
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()ってもむだだ。
➥There's no point in waiting.
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無駄足(むだあし)だったよ。
➥It was a wild goose chase.
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Readings

Kana: だれ、たれ、た
Romaji: dare, tare, ta
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Definition

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1

who

Kanji

Readings: スイ、 だれ、 たれ、 た
Meanings: who, someone, somebody

Example Sentences

(かれ)(だれ)
➥Who is he?
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これ(だれ)の?
➥Whose is this?
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(だれ)かいる?
➥Is anybody here?
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(だれ)かしら。
➥I wonder who.
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あの(ひと)(だれ)
➥Who is that man?
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(だれ)(おく)るの?
➥Who are they for?
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Romaji: ta
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Definition

1

rice field

Kanji

Readings: デン、 た
Meanings: rice field, rice paddy

Example Sentences

田舎(いなか)()きかね。
➥Do you like the country?
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(ぼく)田舎(いなか)(そだ)った。
➥I grew up in the country.
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田舎(いなか)(はる)がきれいだ。
➥The countryside is beautiful in the spring.
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この田舎者(いなかもの)めが。
➥You clown you.
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(かれ)らは田舎(いなか)()った。
➥They went down to the country.
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田舎(いなか)()んでいます。
➥I live in the country.
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Romaji: da
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Definition

1

dui (one of the trigrams of the I Ching: swamp, west)

Kanji

Readings: ダ、 エイ、 エツ、 タイ、 よろこ.ぶ
Meaning: exchange

Readings

Kana: あた、た
Romaji: ata, ta
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Definition

ctr
1

distance between outstretched thumb and middle finger (approx. 18 cm)

Note: archaism

Kanji

Readings: シ、 た
Meanings: short, span
Reading: シャク
Meanings: shaku, Japanese foot, measure, scale, rule