From Naruto chapter 670,

I have doubts about とは in this sentence


I wonder if this と is used for comparison. 言葉の探求 is あいまいなもの compared to 学問全般?

  • @aguijonazo Ah so this defining とは d? But how should I understand 言葉探求一般? May 11 at 6:45
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    It’s just saying “Pursuit of language in general, learning in general is …”
    – aguijonazo
    May 11 at 7:09
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    Note that とは is not strictly for the formal definition but also for critical/inherent characteristics of something.
    – naruto
    May 12 at 2:41


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