- if ... then; when
- and - often ...も...ば...も...
- why don't you...?
- the more (one does something) - often ...ば...ほど
- because; since - archaism
- only; merely; nothing but; no more than
- approximately; about
- just (finished, etc.) - after the -ta form of a verb
- as if to; (as though) about to - after an attributive form or auxiliary verb ぬ(ん), also often …とばかり(に) ➜ 言わんばかり【いわんばかり】
- indicates emphasis - in the form …とばかり or …とばかりに
- always; constantly
- not only ➜ 許りでなく
- indicates emphasis - at sentence end - Kyūshū dialect
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