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, だん
1. step, stair, (flight of) steps, (row of) stitches, columns (of print)
2. grade, rank, level
3. counter for breaks in written language (or speech, etc.)
See 級・きゅう・2
4. dan, senior rank in martial arts, go, shogi, etc.
, , たん
1. variable measure of fabric (28.8 cm in width), for kimonos: at least 10 m in length, for haori: at least 7.27 m in length, for other clothes: at least 6.06 m in length
2. 300 tsubo (991.74 meters square, 0.24506 acres)
3. six ken (10.91 m)
, だんかい
grade, level, stage, class, phase, steps, order, gradation
, 直, ねだん
price, cost
, しゅだん
means, way, measure
, かいだん
stairs, stairway, staircase
, , だんだん
Adverb, Adverb taking the 'to' particle, Usually in kana
1. gradually, by degrees, little by little, more and more, increasingly
2. steps, stairs, staircase, terrace
階的, だんかいてき
incremental, step-by-step, gradual, stepwise
, いちだん
Adverb taking the 'to' particle, Adverb
1. more, much more, still more, all the more
2. step, rung, level, rank
3. paragraph, passage
See 一段動詞・いちだんどうし, See 一段活用・いちだんかつよう, See 五段・1, Abbreviation
4. ichidan (verb, verb conjugation)
, げんだんかい
1. present stage, current phase
2. current rank, present grade
ボール, だんボール, ダンボール
Usually in kana
(corrugated) cardboard
取り, どり, だんどり
Takes suru
programme, program, plans, arrangements
, ひと, いちだんらく, ひとだんらく
Takes suru
1. reaching a stopping place, settling down (before the next stage), getting to a point where one can rest, completing the first stage (of the work)
2. one paragraph
, かくだん
May take 'no', NA-adjective
1. dramatic (improvement), remarkable (difference), marked, noticeable
2. (far) better, exceptional
, さんだん
third stage, three stages
, ふだん着, 不断着, ふだんぎ
everyday clothes, ordinary clothes, casual wear, informal dress
, とくだん
Adverbial noun, Temporal noun (jisoumeishi)
, じょうだん
1. upper tier, upper section, upper deck, upper row, upper step, upper grade, upper berth, top shelf
See 上座
2. place of honor, place of honour
See 上段の間
3. dais, raised part of floor
4. overhead position (of a sword in kendo, etc.)
, ぜんだん
preceding paragraph, first part
, ちゅうだん
half-way up a slope or stairway, landing, center of three (horizontal) columns (of print) (centre)
, いしだん
(flight of) stone steps, stone stairway
, しょだん
first rank in the senior class (in martial arts, go, etc.), lowest rank, one dan
, げだん, かだん
1. lower tier, lower step, lower column, lower berth, bottom shelf
2. low position (of a sword in kendo, etc.)
, さんだん
Takes suru
1. trying to think of a way (to), devising means (to), working out (how to do)
2. contriving (to raise money), managing
強硬手, きょうこうしゅだん
tough measure, firm step, strong measure
跳び, 三, さんだんとび
triple jump, hop, step and jump
, さんだんめ
Sumo term
third lowest division
違い, だんちがい
May take 'no', NA-adjective
1. wildly different (in ability, strength, etc.), on another level, in a different league, a world apart, far better
2. of different heights, uneven
常套手, 常とう手, じょうとうしゅだん
one's habitual practice, usual measure, old trick
, だんらく
1. paragraph
2. end, stopping place, conclusion
, ごだん
See 五段動詞・ごだんどうし, See 五段活用・ごだんかつよう, See 一段・いちだん・4, Abbreviation
1. godan (verb, verb conjugation)
2. fifth rank (in martial arts, go, etc.)
, だんさ
1. difference in grades (e.g. in go, shoji, etc.)
2. difference in level (e.g. road, footpath), ramp, steps, bump (in road)
, だんもの
musical (dramatic) piece in several acts, type of koto solo, lively type of shamisen song
, だんびら
broadsword, sword
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