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koso
particle

English Meaning(s) for こそ

particle
  1. it is ... that ...; precisely; in particular; definitely; for sure; only (when, after, because, etc.) (emphasizes preceding word or phrase)
  2. although; while; it is the case that ... but (as こそあれ, こそすれ, こそするが, etc.)
  3. it is precisely because ... that ...; only because ... (after conditional -ba form of verb)
  4. not at all; not in the slightest; absolutely not; never (after -nai stem of verb + ば)

Stroke Order Diagrams for こそ

Sample Sentences for こそ

He is the very man I want.
I believe this is a case in point.
Now is the time when we must work together.
Despite having lazed around without having touched my work I'm frightened at heart that "Ooh-er, this time I might really not get done in time!?"
Today is the fatal day that they will attempt their escape.

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