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From Naruto chapter 670,

I have doubts about とは in this sentence

言葉の探求一般、学問全般とはあいまいなものであり

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?

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  • @aguijonazo Ah so this defining とは d? But how should I understand 言葉探求一般? May 11, 2023 at 6:45
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    It’s just saying “Pursuit of language in general, learning in general is …”
    – aguijonazo
    May 11, 2023 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, 2023 at 2:41

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