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The man who says he has exhausted life generally means that life has exhausted him.
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Japanese

Stroke order
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Etymology

Derived in the Heian period from writing the man'yōgana kanji in the cursive sōsho style.

Hiragana character

(romaji ne)

  1. The /ne/ syllable.
  2. The twenty-fourth character in the gojūon ordering of hiragana. The previous character is and the next character is . The equivalent katakana character is .

Related terms

Particle

(romaji ne)

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) emphasis and question marker particle; asks for confirmation; right?; eh?
    • 君は賢いよ
      きみはかしこいよ
      Kimi wa kashikoi yo ne.
      You're pretty smart, aren't you.
    • 格好いいです
      かっこういいです
      Kakkō ii desu ne.
      That's pretty neat, eh?
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) particle used to catch listener's attention; hey
    • 、今何時。
      、いまなんじ。
      Ne, ima nanji?
      Hey, what time is it?

See also

Elsewhere on the web

En-En

En-It

En-Fr

En-El

En-Sp

En-Mul

En-De

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