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, かん, くだ
Noun, used as a suffix
pipe, tube
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さし, 差し, 指し, 差, 指, サシ
1. between (e.g. two people), face to face
2. hindrance, impediment
Music term, Usually in kana
3. arrhythmic section of recitative in noh music
hanafuda, Mahjong term
4. playing with only 2 players
5. prefix used for stress or emphasis
刺し, さし
See 米刺し, Abbreviation
1. grain thief, sharpened tube for testing rice in bags
See 刺身
2. sashimi (sliced raw fish)
See 刺す・1, See 刺す・2
3. stabbing, piercing, pricking
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砂嘴, さし
spit (geography), sandbank
See 霜降り・2
marble pattern (in beef)
, 差し, 指し, さし
See ものさし
ruler, measure
さし, 蠁子, サシ
Usually in kana
blowfly or green bottle fly larva (oft. used as fishing bait)
, さし, びん
See 緡縄・さしなわ
1. slender rope that goes through the hole in a coin
2. string of coins (usu. 100 mon)
止し, さし
Noun, used as a suffix, May take 'no', after the -masu stem of a verb
stopped in the midst of, half- (i.e. half-read)
狭し, せばし, せまし, せし, さし
'ku' adjective (archaic), Archaism
narrow, confined, small
See 良い・よい・1, also written 良い, 好い and 善い
1. good, excellent, fine, nice, pleasant, agreeable
See 良い・よい・2
2. sufficient, enough, ready, prepared
See 良い・よい・3
3. profitable (deal, business offer, etc.), beneficial
See 良い・よい・4, as て(も)いい, と(も)いい, etc.; indicates permission or compromise
4. OK, all right, no problem
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易々, 易易, いい
'taru' adjective, Adverb taking the 'to' particle
easy, simple, plain
怡々, 怡怡, いい
'taru' adjective, Adverb taking the 'to' particle, Archaism
having fun, rejoicing
, いい
cooked rice
委蛇, 逶迤, 逶迱, いい, いだ
'taru' adjective, Adverb taking the 'to' particle, Obsolete term
winding, meandering
依々, 依依, いい
'taru' adjective, Adverb taking the 'to' particle, Obsolete term
affectionately attached, reluctant to part
いい, 謂
Usually in kana, usu. as 〜のいい
what was said, what it means, origin of a story (or tradition, etc.)
唯々, 唯唯, いい
'taru' adjective, Adverb taking the 'to' particle, See 唯々諾々, formal or literary term
obedient, submissive, tame, slavish
, 出
Noun, used as a suffix
1. coming out, going out, outflow, efflux, rising (of the Sun or the Moon)
2. attending (work), appearing (on stage), one's turn to go on
3. start, beginning
4. origins, background, person (or item) originating from ..., graduate of ..., native of ..., member of ... (lineage)
5. architectural member that projects outward
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, にて
Particle, indicates location of action; にて is the formal literary form
1. at, in, when
indicates means of action
2. by, with
3. and then, so
Only で, See よ・1, at sentence-end; indicates certainty, emphasis, etc., Dialect: Kansai-ben
4. let me tell you, don't you know
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, い
Conjunction, Auxiliary, See ないで・1, Archaism, after a -nai stem
without doing ...
, 為
See 為る・1, Usually in kana, literary form of 為る
to do
, 鬆
Usually in kana
1. cavity (in old root vegetables, tofu, metal casting, etc.), pore, hollow, bubble, blowhole
May take 'no'
2. porous, pithy, spongy
Auxiliary, See です, Abbreviation, semi-polite copula
be, is
だれ, 簾, 簀垂れ,
Usually in kana
1. bamboo screen, rattan blind
Only すだれ
2. bamboo mat (for rolling sushi)
Particle, at sentence-end; indicates certainty, emphasis, contempt, request, etc.
1. hey, you, hold on
2. yo
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