もとmoto

noun / ~の noun / adverbial noun / prefix noun:

  • former; ex-; past; one-time

やってyatteしまったshimattaことkotohamotoni戻らないmodoranai What is done cannot be undone.

ko

prefix:

  • the late (deceased)
ふるfuru

noun:

  • used item; secondhand item 御古

prefix noun:

  • old; used; previous

morinoはずれhazureniko小屋koyaga立っているtatteirunoga見えたmieta We saw an old hut standing at the margin of the forest.

ゆえyue

adverbial noun / noun:

  • reason; cause; circumstances

ああaaこれkorega愚息gusokunoタカシTAKASHIne」「ehaはいhai。〈yueタカシTAKASHIkunですdesune!」「フーちゃんFUUchanまだmada死んでないshindenaiyoたぶんtabun "Ah, this is my idiot son Takashi" "Eh-er, yes. (The late) Takashi, right?" "Fuusy, he isn't dead yet! Probably."

ことさらkotosara Inflection

adverb / adjectival noun / noun:

  • intentionally; deliberately
  • especially; particularly

Kanji definition:

KOゆえyueふるfuru.iもとmoto

happenstance; especially; intentionally; reason; cause; circumstances; the late; therefore; consequently

Strokes:
9
Radical:
攵攴 whip, strike
SKIP:
1-5-4
UTF:
6545
JIS208:
24-46
Hangul:
고 [go]
Pinyin:
Stroke order:
Example words:
事故じこjiko
accident; incident; trouble; / circumstances; reasons
故障こしょうkoshou
breakdown; failure; fault; accident; out of order; / damage; hurt; / objection; protest
交通事故こうつうじこkoutsuujiko
traffic accident
故人こじんkojin
the deceased; the departed
故意こいkoi
intent; intention; (on) purpose; bad faith; / mens rea (guilty mind)

Partial results:

ふるいfurui Inflection

adjective:

  • old; aged; ancient; antiquated; antique; timeworn - of things, not people
  • long; since long ago; time-honored
  • of the distant past; long-ago
  • stale; threadbare; hackneyed; corny
  • old-fashioned; outmoded; out-of-date

ケンKENga使っているtsukatteirutsukuehaもうmou古いfurui The desk that Ken uses is old.

町田machidaha古いfuruiものmonoto新しいatarashiiものmonoga入り交じったirimajitta面白いomoshiroimachiですdesu Machida is an interesting city that's a mix of the old and the new.

こしょうkoshou Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • breakdown; failure; fault; accident; out of order
  • damage; hurt
  • objection; protest

パソコンPASOKONwo故障koshouさせてsaseteしまったshimatta I broke the personal computer.

ふるさとfurusatoこきょうkokyouきゅうりkyuuri

noun:

  • home town; birthplace; native place; one's old home
  • ruins; historic remains ふるさと - archaism

トムTOMUha故郷kokyouhe戻ってmodotte行ったitta Tom went back to his hometown.

こじんkojin

noun:

  • the deceased; the departed

故人kojinwoしのんでshinonde記念碑kinenhiga建てられたtaterareta A monument was erected in memory of the deceased.

ゆえにyueni

conjunction:

  • therefore; consequently

ゆえにyueni筋肉kinnikuno50パーセントPAASENTOga脂肪shibouni取って代わられるtottekawarareru可能性kanouseigaあるaru Hence 50 percent of the muscle can give way to fat.

こいkoi

noun / ~の noun:

  • intent; intention; (on) purpose; bad faith

noun:

偶然guuzenであれdeare故意koiであれdearekaregaそれsorewoしたshitanoha本当hontouda It is true that he did it, whether by accident or by design.

こじkoji

noun:

  • historical event; ancient event
  • tradition; folklore; legend; origin
こしkoshi

noun:

  • used paper; paper for recycling
ここくkokoku

noun:

  • one's native land

そのsono亡命者boumeishaha故国kokokuheno思いomoinimunewo焦がしたkogashita The exile yearned for his home.

ころうkorou

noun:

  • old people; seniors; elders; old-timer
こばいkobai Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • buying stolen goods
ゆえあってyueatte

expression:

  • for a certain reason; owing to unavoidable circumstances
こばいしゃkobaisha

noun:

  • a fence; dealer in stolen goods
こじつよみkojitsuyomi

noun:

  • historic customary reading of a kanji word
こじつkojitsuこしつkoshitsuobs.

noun:

  • ancient practices; old customs
ゆえないyuenai Inflection

adjective:

  • without a reason
ゆえありげyuearige Inflection

adjectival noun:

  • seeming to be with certain circumstances; seeming to be for a certain reason - archaism
こしょうちゅうkoshouchuu

expression:

  • out-of-order
こきょうぼうじがたしkokyouboujigatashi

expression:

  • there is no place like home; home is sweet to an exile - proverb
こいはんkoihan

noun:

こしょうひんkoshouhin

noun:

  • broken product; faulty product
こしょうしゃkoshousha

noun:

  • broken-down (disabled) car
ゆえなしとしないyuenashitoshinai Inflection

expression / adjective:

  • reasonable; understandable; justified; not without reason
こしkoshi

noun:

  • historic ruins
こじらいれきkojirairekiirr.

noun:

  • origin and history; particulars - four character idiom

karehaやたらにyatarani故事来歴kojirairekini詳しいkuwashiiけれどkeredoそれsorega人生jinseino役に立っているyakunitatteirunokaはなはだhanahada疑問gimondane He has a great storehouse of knowledge about historical details but I seriously doubt that's of any use in life.

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