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"What is 学校" is not an easy question; there are many definitions of it. but here's the summary: Legally speaking, "the narrow definition" of 学校 (aka 一条校), as defined in the first clause of the law called 学校教育法, includes public and private 小学校, 中学校, 高校, 大学, and so on. And it also does include kindergartens (!) but does not include so-called 大学校. Broader ...


学校 means a building or place in which people are educated. There are many kinds of 学校. 学校 which is set by Basic Act on Education are 幼稚園、小学校、中学校、義務教育学校、高等学校、中等教育学校、特別支援学校、大学(短期大学および大学院を含む),高等専門学校. Their name is set by its purpose and the studying number of years. It is said that they have formal kind. 大学 and 大学校 are different. 大学 means university and ...


I found the word 性故か while reading. That is not a word; It is three words 「[性]{さが} + [故]{ゆえ} + か」 「性」 means "one's nature", "one's disposition", etc. 「[逆]{さか}らえぬ性」 thus means "one's nature of not being able to defy others", "one's nature of not being able to swim against the current", etc. Without more context provided, it is impossible to know what is ...


Let me challenge myself, so that your understanding will be clearer. You are telling us that These are the specifications, that I do already know: ​学校{がっこう} = school, including ​小学校{しょうがっこう}​, ​中学校{ちゅうがっこう} ​, etc. Personally saying, most of Japanese 大学 is techinically or not, considered by many to belong to the category of 「school」. Thus by ...


性{さが} means attribute, character. 故{ゆえ} means cause, reason. I think か in this phrase is used as telling oneself like 寝るとするか. So 逆らえぬ性故{さがゆえ}か means the cause seems to be my attitude which I can't rebel.


I think it means, "I'm not joking you". This link mentions that 脅{おど}しじゃない means that it is not just a threat and that they really mean it.


In this context it does not have much to do with reflexes or nerves. It just means "good at sports". References: 運動神経が良い 【形】 sportistic 運動神経: スポーツや技能などを巧みにこなす能力

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