Kanji:
Hiragana: こと
Katakana: コト

Romaji: koto
English Meaning: thing, matter, incident, experience (noun)

Example Sentences:

私は大学でたくさんのことを学んでいます。
watashi wa daigaku de takusan no koto o manande imasu.
I learn a lot at the university.
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そんなことをしてはいけません。
son'na koto o shite wa ikemasen.
You are not allowed to do that.
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あんなことして、すみませんでした。
an'na koto shite, sumimasen deshita.
I'm sorry for what I did.
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大切なのは、自分の間違いから学ぶことです。
taisetsuna no wa, jibun no machigai kara manabu koto desu.
The important thing is that you learn from your mistakes.
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自分にこんなことをしてるなんて信じられない。
jibun ni kon'na koto o shiteru nante shinjirarenai.
I can't believe I'm doing this to myself.
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あなたが言うことは信じません。
anata ga yū koto wa shinjimasen.
I don't believe a word you say.
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両親が何と言おうと彼は自分の望むことをします。
ryōshin ga nanto iōto kare wa jibun no nozomu koto o shimasu.
He does what he wants regardless of what his parents say.
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