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  • あいだ aida
  • obsolete reading
    あわい awai

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  • adverbial nounnoun
    space (between), gap, interval, distance
    • adverbial nountemporal noun
      time (between), pause, break
      • adverbial nounnountemporal noun
        span (temporal or spatial), stretch, period (while)
        • adverbial nounnoun
          relationship (between, among)
          • members (within, among)
              • Applies only to あいだ
              archaismconjunction
              due to, because of

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              • 12 strokes

                interval, space

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              • Japanese sentence

                あなたはメグと私の間に座ることになっています。 

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                English translation

                You are sitting between Meg and me.

              • Japanese sentence

                あなたはどのくらいの間、神戸に住んでいますか。 

                Sentence analysis
                English translation

                How long have you lived in Kobe?

              • Japanese sentence

                1978年に日本と中国との間に平和条約が結ばれた。 

                Sentence analysis
                English translation

                In 1978 a peace treaty was concluded between Japan and China.

              PopularJLPT-3

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              • ma

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              • noun
                time, pause
                • space
                  • room

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                    • 12 strokes

                      interval, space

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                    • Japanese sentence

                      鬼の居ぬ間に洗濯。 

                      Sentence analysis
                      English translation

                      When the cat is away, the mice will play.

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                    • かん kan

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                    • nounsuffix
                      interval, period of time
                      • among, between, inter-

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                        • 12 strokes

                          interval, space

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                        • Japanese sentence

                          男女間に不均等が存在することは許されるべきではない。 

                          Sentence analysis
                          English translation

                          No inequality should be allowed to exist between men and women.

                        • Japanese sentence

                          その芝居は6ヶ月間上演された。 

                          Sentence analysis
                          English translation

                          The play ran for six months.

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                        • けん ken

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                        • noun
                          1.818 m (6 shaku)
                          • counter
                            counter used to number the gaps between pillars

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                            • 12 strokes

                              interval, space

                            Also written as: 

                            Pronunciation

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                            • はざま hazama
                            • obsolete reading
                              はさま hasama

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                            • noun
                              interval, space, interstice, threshold
                              • valley, gorge, ravine
                                • loophole (in a wall), crenel, eyelet

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                                  • 12 strokes

                                    interval, space