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, なか
1. inside, in
2. among, within
3. center (centre), middle
4. during, while
うち, 内,
1. inside, within
Usually in kana
2. while (e.g. one is young), during, within (e.g. a day), in the course of
as 〜のうち
3. among, amongst, (out) of, between
also 裡, 裏; as のうちに after a noun representing a state or condition
4. in (secret, chaos, poverty, etc.), amidst, with (e.g. success)
5. within oneself, one's feelings, inner thoughts
, ちゅう
Prefix, Suffix
1. medium, average, middle
2. moderation
See 中一, See 中学校, Abbreviation
3. middle school
See 中国・1
4. China
See 中巻
5. volume two (of three)
, じゅう, ぢゅう
1. through, throughout, in the course of
2. all over or throughout (e.g. a place)
, チュン
See 紅中, Mahjong term, Abbreviation
1. red dragon tile
2. winning hand with a pung (or kong) of red dragon tiles
, ちゅうごく, ちゅうこく
Only ちゅうごく, See 中華人民共和国
1. China
See 中国地方, Abbreviation
2. Chūgoku region of western Honshu (incl. Okayama, Hiroshima, Shimane, Tottori and Yamaguchi prefectures)
3. central part of a country, main region
4. province of the second lowest rank (ritsuryo system)
, ちゅうしん
May take 'no'
1. center, centre, middle, heart, core, focus, pivot, emphasis, balance
2. -centered, -centred, -focused, -oriented, centered on, focused on
, ちゅうおう
May take 'no'
1. centre, center, middle, heart
Antonym: 地方・ちほう・2
2. metropolis, capital city, central government
, , 茎, なかご
1. core
2. tang (of a sword, etc.)
See 入れ子・1
3. middle of a nest of boxes
, とちゅう
Adverbial noun
1. on the way, en route, halfway
2. in the middle of, midway
, ちゅうし
Takes suru
suspension, stoppage, discontinuance, interruption
, しゅうちゅう
Takes suru
1. concentration, focusing, convergence, centralization, integration, gathering together
2. within a collection of works
, ちゅうとう
Middle East
, にっちゅう, ひなか
Adverbial noun, Temporal noun (jisoumeishi)
1. daytime, during the day
Only にっちゅう
2. Japan and China
, ちゅうかん
1. middle, midway, halfway, centre, center
May take 'no'
2. middle position, moderate position, neutral position, middle-of-the-road position
3. interim, intermediary, intermediate, midterm
, 仲間, ちゅうげん
May take 'no'
samurai's attendant, footman
, ちゅうがく
See 中学校, Abbreviation
junior high school, middle school, lower secondary school
, なかじま
island in a pond or river
, ほうちゅう
Takes suru
visit to China
当たる, 当る, , たる, あたる
Godan verb, Intransitive, Antonym: 外す・5
1. to be hit, to strike
2. to touch, to be in contact, to be affixed
3. to be equivalent to, to be applicable, to apply to
4. to be right on the money (of a prediction, criticism, etc.)
5. to be selected (in a lottery, etc.), to win
学生, ちゅうがくせい
junior high school student, middle school pupil
, むちゅう
NA-adjective, May take 'no'
1. absorbed in, immersed in, crazy about, obsessed with, devoted to
2. forgetting oneself, daze, trance, ecstasy, delirium
3. within a dream, while dreaming
当たり, 当り, , たり, あたり
1. hit
2. success
3. guess, prediction
4. affability, friendliness
5. sensation, touch
学校, ちゅうがっこう
junior high school, middle school, lower secondary school
, ちゅうけん
1. nucleus, backbone, mainstay, key figure
May take 'no'
2. medium-level, mid-level, middle-ranking, midsize
3. main body (of troops), crack troops, select troops
Baseball term
4. center field, centre field, center fielder, centre fielder
See 先鋒・せんぽう・2
5. athlete competing in the middle-number match in a team competition, i.e. second in 3-on-3, third in 5-on-5 (kendo, judo, etc.)
なかなか, , 仲々,
Adverb, NA-adjective, Usually in kana
1. very, considerably, easily, readily, fairly, quite, highly, rather
with a verb in the negative
2. by no means, not readily
3. middle, half-way point
May take 'no'
4. excellent, wonderful, very good
, 仲断, ちゅうだん
Takes suru
interruption, suspension, break
国人, ちゅうごくじん
Chinese person
, ちゅうにち
1. China and Japan
2. the middle day
3. the equinoctial day
小企業, ちゅうしょうきぎょう
small and medium-sized enterprises, small and medium-sized businesses
世の, よのなか
society, the world, the times
, げつちゅうじゅん
middle of the month, mid-month
, , なかみ
May take 'no'
contents, interior, substance, filling, (sword) blade
, 背なか, せなか
back (of body)
, ちゅうけい
Takes suru, May take 'no'
1. relay, hook-up
See 中継放送・ちゅうけいほうそう, Abbreviation
2. relay broadcasting
, ちゅうじゅん
Adverbial noun, Temporal noun (jisoumeishi)
middle of a month, second third of a month, 11th to 20th day of a month
, ちゅうりつ
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