somewhere; anywhere; in some respects
at; in; at; when; by; with; and then
bell (often a large hanging bell); chime
indicates sentence subject (occasionally object); indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions); but; however; regardless of; whether (or not)
to sound; to ring; to resound; to echo; to roar; to rumble
seeming ...; appearing ...; -ish; like a ...; typical of ...
language; dialect; word; phrase; speech; (manner of) speaking
to float; to be suspended; to rise to the surface; to appear; to come to mind; to have inspiration
cold (e.g. weather); uninteresting (esp. joke); lame; dull
that; that thing; that person; then; that time; that place (over there); down there (i.e. one's genitals)
why?; what for?; how?; by what means?
something like ...; things like ...; someone like ...; the likes of ...
to do; to carry out; to cause to become; to make (into); to serve as; to act as; to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.)
yes; yeah; huh?; what?; not; 's
seems; I think; I guess; don't you agree?; I thought you'd say that!
Christmas Eve; holy night
be; is; did; (have) done; please; do
what did you just say (to me)?; what's that?
to repeat; to do something over again
song; singing; classical Japanese poem (esp. tanka); modern poetry
if; when; and; with; used for quoting (thoughts, speech, etc.); promoted pawn; indicates a question
unnatural; affected; studied; forced
to glitter; to glisten; to sparkle; to twinkle; to glare; to gleam
town; block; downtown; main street; street; road
indicates possessive; nominalizes verbs and adjectives; substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases; (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion; (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis; (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
consequence; outcome; result; blame
I wonder; should I?; is it?; I wish that; I hope that
to meet; to encounter; to see; to have an accident; to have a bad experience
to think; to consider; to think (of doing); to plan (to do); to judge; to assess; to imagine
number of times; frequency; count
painful; sore; cringy; embarrassing; exceeding
this; last (couple of years, etc.); these; you (as in "you liar")
chest; breast; breasts; bosom; heart; lungs; stomach
you; buddy; monarch; ruler; he; she
thing; matter; incident; occurrence; circumstances; situation; work
how; in what way; how about
indicates a question; or; whether or not; some- (e.g. something, someone); hmm; huh; very
to teach; to instruct; to tell; to inform; to preach
to try to ...; to be about to do ...; to decide to ...; to take as; to treat as; to use for; to suppose that (such) is the case
good; excellent; sufficient; enough; profitable (deal, business offer, etc.); beneficial
hey; you; hey; hey; hold on; yo
such; that sort of; that kind of; no way!; never!
by myself; in person; by oneself
to understand; to comprehend; to become clear; to be known; I know!; I think so too!
indicates uncertainty or second hand nature of information quoted
at (place, time); in; to (direction, state); toward; for (purpose); because of (reason); for
to request; to beg; to call; to order; to entrust to; to rely on