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チョウ, テイ, き.く, ゆる.す
listen, headstrong, naughty, careful inquiry
許す, 赦す, , ゆるす
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to permit, to allow, to approve, to consent to
2. to forgive, to pardon, to excuse, to tolerate
3. to exempt (someone) from, to remit, to release, to let off
See 自他ともに許す
4. to acknowledge, to admit
See 心を許す, See 気を許す
5. to trust, to confide in, to let one's guard down
, ちょうしゅ
Takes suru
1. hearing (of a statement, opinion, explanation, etc.), asking, questioning (e.g. a suspect), enquiry
2. listening (e.g. to the radio)
, ちょうしゅう
audience, attendance, hearers
聞く, , きく
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to hear
esp. 聴く
2. to listen (e.g. to music)
聴く is used in legal and official contexts
3. to ask, to enquire, to query
4. to hear about, to hear of, to learn of
5. to follow (advice, order, etc.), to obey, to listen to, to comply with
, しちょうりつ
ratings (e.g. of a television program), audience rating, viewing rate
, しちょうしゃ
viewer, (television) audience
, こうちょうかい
public hearing
, ぼうちょう
Takes suru
listening (to a lecture, hearing, parliament session, etc.), attending (without participating), sitting in (e.g. on a meeting), observing
, とうちょう
Takes suru, May take 'no'
interception (email), wiretap, bug
, しちょう, してい
Takes suru
1. looking and listening, (television) viewing
2. attention, interest
, ちょうかく
May take 'no'
the sense of hearing
, ちょうこう
Takes suru
lecture attendance, auditing
, ちょうもん
Takes suru
listening, hearing
, ほちょうき
hearing aid
, なんちょう
May take 'no'
hardness of hearing, bradyacusia, deafness, hearing loss
聞会, ちょうもんかい
hearing (by a government agency)
, しちょうかく
senses of seeing and hearing, audiovisual
, ちょうりょく
hearing ability
, 盗, とうちょうき
listening device, bug, wiretap
, 傾聽, けいちょう
Takes suru
listening closely
, かちょう
, じゅうちょう
hard of hearing
, ちょうかい
Takes suru
listening comprehension
, てんちょう
emperor's knowledge
, らいちょう
Takes suru
attendance, audience, coming to listen
, ちょうじゅう
Takes suru
following advice
, ちょうきょ
Takes suru
, せいちょう
Takes suru, Honorific or respectful
attention, kind attention, courteous attention
, ちょうし
Takes suru
listening and watching
, ちょうざい
Takes suru
hearing confessions
, テンパイ
Takes suru, Mahjong term, Usually in kana
tenpai, fishing (i.e. needing one more tile for completion)
, きょうちょう
Noun or verb acting prenominally, See 共同視聴, Abbreviation
community, shared
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