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English Reference for ra (ら)


  1. suffix pluralizing suffix (often humble, derogatory or familiar), and others, et alios, and the like, and followers
  2. or so (rough indicator of direction, location, amount, etc.)
  3. (after the stem of an adjective) nominalizing suffix
Example sentences
Mother is never impatient with us
The children are clamoring to go to the zoo
I hear you Irish are a bunch of drinkin' fools
Not again! Look at those two kissing. They've really got the hots for each other. I can't watch this any more
We're goin' home
Octal paid a large grant for the researchers to carry out some market research
The teacher tried to accustom the children to school
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