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一番, 1番, いちばん
May take 'no'
1. number one, first, first place
Adverb
2. best, most
3. game, round, bout
See 試しに
4. as a test, as an experiment, by way of experiment, by way of trial, tentatively
5. song (e.g. in noh), piece
五日, 5日, いつか
1. fifth day of the month
2. five days
一緒, 一しょ, いっしょ
Adverbial noun, May take 'no', See 御一緒
1. together
2. at the same time
3. same, identical
五つ, 5つ, 伍つ, いつつ
Numeric
1. five
2. five years of age
3. eight o'clock (old time system)
いつも, 何時も
Adverb, Usually in kana
1. always, usually, every time
with neg. verb
2. never
いぬ, 犬, 狗, イヌ
1. dog (Canis (lupus) familiaris)
See みっこくしゃ, Derogatory, Usually in kana
2. squealer, rat, snitch, informer, informant, spy
3. loser, asshole
Noun, used as a prefix
4. counterfeit, inferior, useless, wasteful
, いま
Temporal noun (jisoumeishi), Adverbial noun, May take 'no'
1. now, the present time, just now, soon, immediately
Adverb
2. another, more
意味, いみ
Takes suru
meaning, significance, sense
, いもうと
younger sister
, 厭, 厭や, いや, や, イヤ
NA-adjective
disagreeable, detestable, unpleasant, reluctant
入口, 入り口, いりぐち, いりくち, はいりぐち, はいりくち
May take 'no', See 出口・1
entrance, entry, gate, approach, mouth
いる, 居る
Ichidan verb, Intransitive, See 在る・1, Usually in kana
1. to be (of animate objects), to exist
2. to stay
Auxiliary verb, after the -te form of a verb; indicates continuing action or state
3. to be ...-ing, to have been ...-ing
いる, 要る
Godan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
to be needed, to be wanted
入れる, 容れる, 函れる, いれる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
1. to put in, to let in, to take in, to bring in, to insert, to install (e.g. software), to set (a jewel, etc.), to ink in (e.g. tattoo)
2. to admit, to accept, to employ, to hire
esp. 容れる
3. to accept, to comply, to grant, to adopt (a policy, etc.), to take (advice, etc.), to listen to, to pay attention to
4. to include
5. to pay (one's rent, etc.)
, いろ
1. colour, color, hue, tint, tinge, shade
2. complexion, skin colour, skin color
3. look (on one's face), expression
4. appearance, air, feeling
5. personality, character
いろいろ, 色々, 色色
NA-adjective, May take 'no', Adverb, Adverb taking the 'to' particle, Usually in kana
1. various, all sorts of, variety of
Archaism
2. various colors (colours)
, うえ
May take 'no', Adverbial noun, Noun, used as a suffix
1. above, up, over, elder (e.g. daughter)
2. top, summit, head (e.g. of a staircase)
3. surface
4. before, previous
5. superiority, one's superior, one's elder
後ろ, 後, うしろ
May take 'no'
back, behind, rear
薄い, うすい
in ref. to objects, not to people
1. thin
2. pale, light, faint
3. watery, thin, dilute
4. weak (taste, etc.), little (affection, etc.) not much (of a presence)
5. slim (probability, etc.), small
, 唄, 詩, うた
Only 歌, Only 唄, 唄 is primarily used for shamisen songs
1. song
See 短歌
2. classical Japanese poetry (esp. tanka)
Only 詩
3. modern poetry
歌う, 唄う, 謡う, 詠う, 唱う, うたう
Godan verb, Transitive, Intransitive
1. to sing
esp. 歌う, 詠う
2. to sing (one's praises in a poem, etc.), to compose a poem, to recite a poem
生まれる, 産まれる, 生れる, 産れる, うまれる
Ichidan verb, Intransitive
to be born
, うみ, み, わた, わだ
sea, ocean, waters
売る, うる
Godan verb, Transitive
to sell
うるさい, 煩い, 五月蝿い, 五月蠅い, 煩さい, ウルサイ, うっさい
Usually in kana
1. noisy, loud
2. annoying, troublesome, tiresome, persistent, importunate
3. fussy, finicky, picky, particular, nagging, fastidious, bossy
Interjection
4. shut up!, be quiet!
上着, 上衣, 表着, うわぎ, じょうい
coat, tunic, jacket, outer garment
, 画, え, が
1. picture, drawing, painting, sketch
2. image (TV, film, etc.), picture, footage
映画, えいが
May take 'no'
movie, film
映画館, えいがかん
movie theatre, movie theater, cinema
英語, えいご
May take 'no'
English (language)
ええ, えー
Interjection
1. yes, that is correct, right
2. um, errr
3. huh?
4. grrr, gah, Must I?
Noun or verb acting prenominally, See 良い・1, Dialect: Kansai-ben
5. good
, 驛, えき
1. railway station, train station
2. staging post on a highway (in pre-modern Japan)
Counter
3. counter for railway stations and bus stations
エレベーター, エレベータ
1. elevator, lift
See 昇降舵
2. elevator (aviation)
鉛筆, えんぴつ, エンピツ
pencil
おいしい, 美味しい, オイシイ
Usually in kana
1. delicious, tasty, sweet
2. attractive, appealing, convenient, favorable, desirable, profitable
多い, おおい
1. many, numerous, a lot
2. large quantity, large amount
3. frequent, common
大きい, おおきい
1. big, large, great
2. loud
3. extensive, spacious
4. important, decisive, valuable
5. older, grown up
大きな, おおきな
Pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi), See 小さな
big, large, great
大勢, 大ぜい, おおぜい, たいぜい
May take 'no'
1. crowd of people, great number of people
Adverbial noun
2. in great numbers
お母さん, 御母さん, おかあさん
See 母さん・1, Honorific or respectful
1. mother, mom, mum, ma
2. wife
お菓子, 御菓子, おかし
See 菓子
confections, sweets, candy, cake
お金, 御金, おかね
See 金・かね・1, Polite
money
起きる, おきる
Ichidan verb, Intransitive
1. to get up, to rise, to blaze up (fire)
2. to wake up, to be awake, to stay awake
3. to occur (usu. of unfavourable incidents), to happen, to take place
おく, 置く
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to put, to place
2. to leave (behind)
3. to establish (an organization, a facility, a position, etc.), to set up
4. to appoint (someone to a certain position), to hire, to employ
5. to place (one's trust, one's faith, etc.), to bear (in mind, etc.)
奥さん, おくさん
Honorific or respectful
wife, your wife, his wife, married lady, madam
お酒, 御酒, おさけ, ごしゅ
See 酒, Polite
alcohol, sake
お皿, おさら
See 皿
plate, dish
教える, 訓える, おしえる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
1. to teach, to instruct
2. to tell, to inform
3. to preach
押す, 圧す, 捺す, おす
Only 押す, Godan verb, Transitive
1. to push, to press
Only 圧す
2. to apply pressure from above, to press down
Only 捺す, See 判を押す
3. to stamp (i.e. a passport), to apply a seal
4. to affix (e.g. gold leaf)
5. to press (someone for something), to urge, to compel, to influence
遅い, 鈍い, 晩い, 遲い, おそい
Only 遅い, Only 鈍い, Only 遲い
1. slow, time-consuming, sluggish
Only 晩い
2. late (in the day), towards the end (of the day or night), until a time far into the day or night
3. later (than expected or usual), late, behind schedule, behind time, tardy, overdue, unpunctual
4. too late, having missed the boat
Archaism
5. dull, stupid
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