ことkotoこんkonold

noun:

  • thing; matter
  • incident; occurrence; event; something serious; trouble; crisis
  • circumstances; situation; state of affairs
  • work; business; affair
  • after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to

suffix noun:

noun / suffix noun:

  • alias; aka; nickname; alternative name; also known as - esp. as AことB or AとはBのことだ (A alias, B formal)

watashiha今夜kon'ya話すhanasuことkotoになっているninatteiru I am due to speak tonight.

そんなsonna事実jijitsuniまったくmattaku悪びれるwarubireruことkotoなくnaku千歳chitoseha今日kyoumo元気genkini過ごしてsugoshiteおりますorimasu Without flinching from that fact in the slightest, Chitose is spending today as well in fine spirit.

「U.F.Oとはtohananiwo表しているarawashiteiruno」「未確認飛行物体mikakuninhikoubuttainoことkotodato思うomou "What does U.F.O. stand for?" "It means Unidentified Flying Object, I guess."

ji

noun:

  • individual concrete phenomenon (as opposed to a general principle) - Buddhism term
ごとgoto

suffix:

Kanji definition:

JIZUことkotoつかtsuka.uつかえるtsuka.eru

matter; thing; fact; business; reason; possibly

Strokes:
8
Radical:
亅 hook
SKIP:
4-8-3
UTF:
4e8b
JIS208:
27-86
Nanori:
ro
Hangul:
사 [sa]
Pinyin:
shì
Stroke order:
Example words:
事務所じむしょjimusho
office
事情じじょうjijou
circumstances; conditions; situation; reasons; state of affairs
幹事かんじkanji
executive secretary; coordinator; organizer; person in charge of making arrangements
事故じこjiko
accident; incident; trouble; / circumstances; reasons
記事きじkiji
article; news story; report; account

Partial results:

じこjikoことゆえkotoyueobs.

noun:

  • accident; incident; trouble
  • circumstances; reasons

そのsono事故jikoについてnitsuitekareni質問shitsumonしたshita I asked him about the accident.

じむしょjimusho

noun:

  • office

私のwatashinoおじojihaこのkono事務所jimushode働いているhataraiteiru My uncle works in this office.

じけんjiken

noun:

  • event; affair; incident; case; plot; trouble; scandal

このkono事件jikende手を貸してtewokashiteくださいkudasai Give me a hand with this case.

じたいjitai

noun:

  • situation; (present) state of affairs; circumstances - often with a negative connotation

事態jitaihaかなりkanari切迫seppakuしているshiteiru The matter is really pressing.

じじつjijitsu

adverbial noun / noun:

  • fact; truth; reality

事実jijitsuha小説shousetsuよりもyorimo奇なりkinari Fact is stranger than fiction.

じじょうjijou

noun:

  • circumstances; conditions; situation; reasons; state of affairs

そこsokoni行くikuかもしれないkamoshirenaigaそれsoreha事情jijou次第shidaida I may go there, but that depends.

じむjimu

noun:

  • office work; clerical work; administration; business; affairs

事務jimu弁護士bengoshini遺言状yuigonjouno作成sakuseiwo依頼iraiしたshita I asked the lawyer to make out my will.

じぎょうjigyouことわざkotowaza

noun:

  • project; enterprise; business; industry; operations; venture; service
  • act; deed; conduct ことわざ 仕業【しわざ】

彼のkareno事業jigyouhaどんどんdondon伸びているnobiteiru His business is growing rapidly.

じぜんjizen

noun / ~の noun:

  • prior; beforehand; in advance; before the fact; ex ante 事後

事前jizenni予約yoyakuwo取ってtotteおくokuべきbekida We'd better make a reservation beforehand.

じこうjikou

noun:

  • matter; item; facts

ジェーンJEENha申込書moushikomishoni必要hitsuyou事項jikouwo書き入れたkakiireta Jane filled out an application.

ことがらkotogara

noun:

  • matter; thing; affair; circumstance

君のkimino関するkansuru事柄kotogaraではないdehanai That is no business of yours.

つかえるtsukaeru Inflection

ichidan verb / intransitive verb:

  • to serve; to work for; to attend

karehakareni仕えるtsukaeru召使いmeshitsukaiga三人いたita He had three servants to wait on him.

ことによるとkotoniyoruto

expression:

  • possibly; maybe; perhaps
じむきょくjimukyoku

noun:

  • secretariat; executive office

事務局jimukyokuha私のwatashino願書ganshowo受け取っていないuketotteinaito電報denpoude知らせてshiraseteきたkita The office telegraphed that they had not received my application.

じじつじょうjijitsujou

adverbial noun / ~の noun:

  • as a matter of fact; actually; effectively; in reality; in effect

彼のkareno返事henjiha事実上jijitsujouha拒絶kyozetsuだったdatta His reply was in effect a refusal.

じむじかんjimujikan

noun:

  • permanent vice-president; undersecretary; vice-minister
じれいjirei

noun / ~の noun:

  • example; precedent; case

これkoreこそkoso適切なtekisetsuna事例jireidato思うomou I believe this is a case in point.

じぎょうしょjigyousho

noun:

  • plant; enterprise place; office

このkono大分類ooitaruiにはniha金融業kin'yuugyou又はmataha保険業hokengyouwo営むitonamu事業所jigyoushoga分類bunruiされるsareru Into this broad category fall companies that run money lending and insurance businesses.

じごjigo

adverbial noun / temporal noun:

  • after-; post-; ex-; after the fact; ex post 事前

事後jigonikotowo悟るsatorunoha容易youida It is easy to be wise after the event.

じてんjitenことてんkototen

noun:

  • encyclopedia; cyclopedia

そのsono事典jitenhayaku50万gono単語tangowo収めosameteいるiru The dictionary contains about half a million words.

じむしつjimushitsu

noun:

  • office (room)

大学daigaku事務室jimushitsuhaどちらdochiraですかdesuka Where is the registrar's office?

じむいんjimuin

noun:

  • clerk; office worker; office staff

kareha一介のikkaino事務員jimuinniすぎないsuginai He is nothing more than a clerk.

ことによるkotoniyoru Inflection

expression / noun or verb acting prenominally / godan ~る verb:

expression / godan ~る verb:

  • due to (with modifying verb)

ことによってkotoniyotteha意外igaina結末ketsumatsumoあり得るarieru Depending on how things go, it's possible there'll be a surprise ending.

オーストラリア人OOSUTORARIAjinha全体としてzentaitoshite政治seijiシステムSHISUTEMUga安定anteiしているshiteiruことによるkotoniyoru恩恵onkeini満足manzokuしているshiteiru Australians are, on the whole, pleased with the stabilizing benefits of their political system.

ことができるkotogadekiru Inflection

expression / ichidan verb:

  • to be able (to); to be possible (to) - usu. verb+ことが...
じむかんjimukan

noun:

  • administrative official; secretary; commissioner

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