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, シュ, すべから.く, すべし, ひげ, まつ, もち.いる, もと.める
ought, by all means, necessarily
条件, ひっすじょうけん
essential condition
, ひっす, ひっしゅ, ひっすう
May take 'no', NA-adjective
indispensable, essential, requisite, required, compulsory, necessary
, しゅよう
absolutely necessary
, しゅぜん
, うねす
ridged whale meat used to make whale "bacon"
, すぎ, スギ
Usually in kana
cobia (Rachycentron canadum), sergeant fish
, しゅゆ, すゆ
Adverb, See 暫く・しばらく・1
moment, instant, short amount of time
, 長簀鯨, ながすくじら, ナガスクジラ
Usually in kana
fin whale, finback (whale), razorback whale (Balaenoptera physalus)
, ひっすかく
Linguistics terminology
indispensable case
恵器, 陶器, すえき
See 穴窯
Sue ware (type of unglazed pottery made from the middle of the Kofun era through the Heian era)
らく, , すべからく
Adverb, Usually in kana
by all means, in all cases, ought to do
磨琴, すまごと
See 一弦琴
single-stringed Japanese zither
, りゅうのひげ
See 竜の髭, Food term
Dragon's beard candy, Chinese cotton candy, Chinese pastry, similar to Turkish pishmaniye or Persian pashmak (thin pastry threads outside, filling inside)
, ムースーロウ, ムスロウ, ムーシューロウ
moo shu pork
の口, きゅうすのくち
spout of a teapot
科目, ひっすかもく
required subject, compulsory course
白長, しろながすくじら, シロナガスクジラ
Usually in kana
blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus)
属性, 必す属性, ひっすぞくせい
Computer terminology
mandatory attribute, required attribute
入力, ひっすにゅうりょく
Computer terminology
required entry (e.g. in online forms)
翁恵比, おきなえびす, オキナエビス
Usually in kana
Beyrich's slit shell (species of sea snail, Pleurotomaria beyrichii)
恵比, 恵美, えびすざめ, エビスザメ
See ブロードノーズセブンギルシャーク, Usually in kana
broadnose sevengill shark (Notorynchus cepedianus, species of circumglobal cow shark with 7 gill slits)
, きゅうす
small teapot
脂肪酸, ひっすしぼうさん
essential fatty acid
佐之男命, 素戔嗚尊, すさのおのみこと, スサノオノミコト, スサノヲノミコト
Shinto term
Susanoo-no-Mikoto (deity, younger brother to Amaterasu)
, ごす
gosu porcelain, asbolite
弥山, しゅみせん, すみせん
Buddhist term
Mount Sumeru (believed to be the centre of the Buddhist world)
弥壇, しゅみだん
dais for a Buddhist image
アミノ酸, ひっすアミノさん
essential amino acid
宇牟牟骨牌, うんすんかるた, ウンスンカルタ, うんすんカルタ
See 天正カルタ, Usually in kana
unsun karuta (card game popular in the Muromachi and early Edo periods)
似鱚, 似義, にぎす, ニギス
Usually in kana
deepsea smelt (Glossanodon semifasciatus)
伊寿墨, 伊, いすずみ, イスズミ
Usually in kana
brassy chub (Kyphosus vaigiensis)
夷草, 恵比, えびすぐさ, エビスグサ
Usually in kana
sicklepod (Senna obtusifolia)
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