Search tips You can search for multiple keywords in any of the top two search forms by typing them separated by commas and without spaces (example: frog,croaking). Use the "Year" drop-down menu to limit your results to a particular year.
For Rômaji searches type "o^" and "u^" to represent the long vowel sounds in words such as shôgatsu ("sho^gatsu") and yûdachi ("yu^dachi"). Hyphens are used for onomatopoetic repetitions ("hara-hara") and in some cases where two words combine, changing the first consonant of the second word ("ko-dakara"). When the compound word is found commonly in dictionaries, the hyphen should be omitted ("yamadera").
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