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「に」used to signify addition? [duplicate]

There are several instances where I noticed people use に to mean something along the lines of "and". Here's an example: https://youtu.be/3cjyUg-XjjU?t=24 I think the narrator says, "修理人が使う道具は、牛の皮、...
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Use of に in a list of names? [duplicate]

In this funny scene from the anime Kiniro Mosaic (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIauXFVABIQ), the character Karen is listing peoples' names to get familiar with them and says, "陽子、忍に、えっと…" What is ...
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function of に in 学業にスポーツ [duplicate]

学業にスポーツ、なにをやっても秀でいる兄と違い、原島は、何もかもが平凡であった。 I can`t figure out the meaning/funtction of に in this sentence... I checked a page which listed several usages of に but nothing seems to fit
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Can 〜に modify a noun? [duplicate]

Here is an example sentence from a grammar book. 東京で若者の街と言ったら、そりゃあ渋谷に原宿だろう。 Does 渋谷に modify 原宿? Can one use 「AにB」in this way to mean “B which is in A”? Or is 渋谷に原宿 simply an abbreviation of 渋谷にある原宿?
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Particle に confusion in song lyrics 「ケーキに クッキー だいすき」 [duplicate]

I was looking the lyrics of an opening song for Candy Candy (1976), and I couldn't understand that phrase: ケーキに クッキー だいすき Other translations translate it something like "I love cakes and ...
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What is the function of the particle に in this context? [duplicate]

What is the function of the particle に in this context? https://streamable.com/wnti04 more specifically in the part that he says: 着替えに 洗面道具 お茶セットに お皿 人形に 花瓶
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An unexpected に [duplicate]

From ノーゲーム・ノーライフ Context: In the prologue, various urban legends are being listed ──『都市伝説』。 世に囁かれる星の数にも届くそれらは、一種の『願望』である。  ──例えばそれは、『人類は月に行っていない』という都市伝説。  ──例えばそれは、ドル紙幣に隠されたフリーメーソンの陰謀。  ──例えばそれは、...
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Function of に in this sentence? [duplicate]

「鮮度に精気、それにその人物の健康状態から相性まで、吸血には様々な条件があるわ」 I'm stuck in this sentence 'cause this particular "に" and the commons usages which I know doesn't seems to fit here...
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What is the difference between そして (soshite) and それから (sorekara)?

Can anyone explain what is the difference between そして and それから, and when to use which? Thanks.
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お仕事に学校頑張って meaning

今日もお仕事に学校頑張って What is 「仕事に学校頑張って」meaning Is 仕事に学校 from 「仕事に学校へ行く」(Go to school to work) ?
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What does "...に...といった..." mean here?

宅配弁当の需要が伸びている。 一般家庭や独り暮し世帯はもちろん、残業で会社に遅くまで残っているサラリーマンに大人気だ。 グルメ時代を反映する高級折り詰め料理やダイエット用の弁当を扱う店も登場。 いずれの店も笑いが止まらないといった売れ行きである。 例えば、本膳料理のメニューには8800 円というおよそ宅配らしからぬ値段の弁当もある。 牛肉のたたき、うなぎのかばやきに松茸ご飯といったデラックス·...
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Is に forming an adverb in the following sentence? Or is it just a preposition?

Context: a person is describing the punches of a boxer. 顔面ノーガードにスウェーから変則的な角度とリズムで放たれる拳。 Is に making an adverb of 顔面ノーガード? Or does it indicates that the boxer is throwing a punch to an opponent ...
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短い黒髪に、高くも低くもない平均的な身長。

I need help with the grammar of this sentence from a light novel: 短い黒髪に、高くも低くもない平均的な身長。 What is the purpose of に after 黒髪? Is it a conjunction particle? Does the く after 高 and 低 make them adverbs? ...
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Using に conjunctively to mean "In addition"

I think this topic is also addressed in this post, but it doesn't address how に works outside of contexts where the speaker is trying to "trying to think of/recall things". I'd like someone ...