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Particle, Usually in kana
1. only, just, merely, simply, no more than, nothing but, alone
2. as much as, to the extent of, enough to
, 長, たけ, たき
1. height, stature
2. length (esp. of clothing)
See 思いのたけ, See 心のたけ
3. all (one has), everything
4. magnificence (of a waka poem, etc.)
, じょう
See 尺・しゃく・1
1. 3.03 meters (ten shaku)
2. length, measure
Suffix, Honorific or respectful, after the name of an artiste
3. Mr., Mrs.
, だいじょうぶ, だいじょぶ
1. safe, secure, sound, problem-free, without fear, all right, alright, OK, okay
2. certainly, surely, undoubtedly
Interjection, Colloquialism
3. no thanks, I'm good, that's alright
Only だいじょうぶ, See 大丈夫・だいじょうふ, Archaism
4. great man, fine figure of a man
, だいじょうふ
great man, fine figure of a man
できるだけ, 出来るだけ, 出来る
Expression, Adverb, May take 'no', Usually in kana
as much as one can, as much as possible, if at all possible
, じょうぶ
NA-adjective, sometimes じょうふ
healthy, robust, strong, solid, durable
, せたけ, せいたけ
stature, height
, はちじょう
See 八丈絹, See 八丈縞, Abbreviation
plain-woven silk cloth produced on Hachijo Island (sometimes striped)
, 岩乗, がんじょう
solid, firm, stout, burly, strong, sturdy
, きじょう
stout-hearted, firm, courageous, brave, tough
Expression, Conjunction, Usually in kana
1. given that ... it is only natural that ..., ... being the case, it is unavoidable that ..., (precisely) because ..., as might be expected (from ...)
when used with negatives
2. contrary to expectations ...
, たけなが
, じょうよ
over ten feet
, ばんじょう
hurrah!, long life, congratulations, full vent
, 益荒男, じょうふ, ますらお
NA-adjective, sometimes じょうぶ
hero, manly person, warrior
, のきたけ
height from the ground to a building's eaves
なりたけ, 成, 成り
Adverb, See なるたけ, See できるだけ, See なるべく, Usually in kana
as much as one can, as much as possible
, ひざ, ひざたけ
May take 'no'
knee-length (clothing)
, じょうろく
1. one jō and six shaku (4.85m)
2. statue of Buddha measuring one jō and six shaku
3. sitting cross-legged
, じょうぼ
See しゅうとめ
wife's mother, mother-in-law
, じょうじん
Honorific or respectful
1. elder, senior
2. wife's father, father-in-law
それだけ, 其れ, 其れだけ
Adverb, May take 'no', Usually in kana
that much, as much, to that extent, only that, that alone, no more than that, that is all (when finished speaking)
比べ, たけくらべ
Takes suru, See 背比べ
comparison of statures
なるたけ, 成る, 成るたけ, なるだけ
Adverb, Usually in kana
as much as possible, if possible
, びじょうふ
good-looking man, fine figure of a man
黒八, くろはちじょう
thick black silk from Hachijo Island
黄八, きはちじょう
yellow silk cloth with a dark striped or checkered pattern (from Hachijo island)
これだけ, 此れ, 是
Adverb, May take 'no', Usually in kana
to this extent, to this degree, this much, this little
どれだけ, 何れ
Expression, Usually in kana
how long, how much, to what extent
ありたけ, 有り, ありだけ
Adverb, See 有りっ丈, Usually in kana
all that one has, all that there is, the whole
七分, しちぶたけ, しちぶだけ
May take 'no'
three-quarter length (usu. clothing)
, はちじょうぎぬ
plain-woven silk cloth produced on Hachijo Island (dyed with botanical pigments found on the island)
, はちじょうじま
See 八丈絹
striped Hachijo silk cloth
はちじょうぐわ, 八, ハチジョウグワ
Usually in kana
Morus kagayamae (species of mulberry)
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