事, こと, こん

  • koto,kon
JLPT 4

Definition of 事,こと,こん

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • 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

noun, used as a suffix

  • nominalizing suffix

  • pretending to ...
  • playing make-believe ...

Related Kanji

matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly

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Examples of 事,こと,こん in a Sentence

「U.F.Oとは表しているの」「未確認飛行物体こと思う
What does U. F. O. stand for? "It means Unidentified Flying Object, I guess."
I'd like to go to London.
I've come this far, so I'll keep going.
I don't think people should make a mountain of a mole hill.
It isn't possible to clear the snow from every road.
It isn't possible to clear the snow from every road.
You can also ride on an old, restored, steam train.
Anyone can produce salt from seawater with a simple experiment.
The land had never been ploughed.
It goes without saying that it was supremely difficult to carry out this mission.

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