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意味. The meaning of words or phrases within certain contexts, especially when it does not seem to match the standard definition.

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Meaning of 今度 and また今度

When I translate it on Google it appears "this moment"/"this time" but when I type じゃ、また今度 it appears "we will se in other moment". Why does the meaning change?
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Meaning of タダで in タダでヤれる

speaker desperate for some action あんないい女とタダでヤれるせっかくのチャンス、放っておく手はねぇだろ to finally have a chance of being being able to do it with such a fine girl, I'm not the sort that ignores that How is タダで ...
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What is the difference between だから and なので

I'm talking about using them at the start of the sentence, meaning "so" or "therefore". 「今日は暇だ」 「だから、映画でも見に行こう?」/「なので、映画でも見に行こう?」 I'm assuming that the difference is simply the same as the ...
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What is the meaning of く here?

く‥、邪悪な気が強くなっている‥ く‥‥好むと、好まざるとまわりをまきこみおし流してゆく‥ Are these く the same as くっ? (1) SFX for "damn it" like a silent curse; (2) Mumble under the breath when in a difficult situation; (3) When one ...
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Use of '判宦' in 九郎判宦義経

A simple name cartouche 九郎判宦義経 uses '判宦' instead of '判官'. I assume it is supposed to be read Kurō Hōgan Yoshitsune. Yoshitsune received the title Kurō Hōgan (九郎判官) from the Imperial Court; sometimes ...
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イヤならのいて meaning

so I am translating a comic where two people have a a conversation about something. Person A is explaining something and Person B is like saying "bullshit, that's not true". And then Person A is ...
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来年受験 - What does taking an exam in the coming year mean in this context?

In this doujin that I'm reading, a character - Hinata - comes to his new friend's volleyball practice. When an excited Hinata asks if he could join in their practice, the club members crowd around him,...
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“自然な流れ” and “サボろう” mean

In this sentence "自然な流れでサボろうと思ったのにちょっと言い過ぎたかな" ,there are two phrases i don't know the meaning "自然な流れ" and "サボろう" . "自然な流れ" I think it means "natural flow" but what is " natural flow". Also, "サボろう" ...
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How would I ask for a persons Age, Sex, and Location (ASL) in Japanese?

The abbreviation means age, sex and location, and is used frequently in English speaking chatsites during introductions. Is there a similar term used in Japanese chatsites?
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The meaning of もしかして

What is the meaning of もしかして? Sometimes I got it on my Japanese novel (Japanese people have given it to me for free), and on films I watched. But, I don't know what is the meaning of that.
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What does the name “Ashido” mean?

I keep searching around for what it means, since I want to use the name as one of my characters. But the closest I've ever gotten to a translation was Mina Ashido's name being a pun on meaning Acid. ...
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In what context can kiniira mean 'pleased'?

I gave this sentence as an example before(どういう関係) 何か気に入られてる、みたいなんだけど But Jisho says it means 'pleased' and in english there's a difference between liking someone and being pleased with them so I'm ...
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Help with meaning

I read in a manga this bubble: てめぇ一回だって自分の力一つで何とかできたことあったかよ?" One translation says: Have you ever handled something with your own power? The second translation says: You've managed to settle ...
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How do you say “ 14 days left and will finish the vacation ”?

I'm a little bit confused , I tried to find a good answer of how to say 2 days left +verb like 2 days left and will start dieting or 2 minutes left and will be ready or 14 days left and will ...
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What is the meaning of 今回のように?

If you run 今回のように through google translate, it gives: "As of this time", and "Like this time", but nobody speaks like this in real english. もちろん。 それだけじゃありません。 今回のように有名人を島にお招きするのも村おこしの一環なんです。 Of ...
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what does した mean?

What does した mean? Google translate says it means "did", but once again i'm not convinced. Thanks!