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さえ
Particle
1. even
in a conditional clause; indicates the only thing needed
2. (if) only, just, as long as
3. besides, on top of that, what's more
雨がやみさえすればいいのになあ。
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冴え, 冱え, 冴, さえ
1. clearness, clarity
2. skillfulness (skilfulness)
, 賽, さい, さえ
See 骰子, Abbreviation
1. dice, die
Only さい, See 采配・1
2. baton (of command)
さえあれば
Expression
if only (you) have, as long as (you) have, whenever (you) have
彼に会う機会さえあればなあ。
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差益, さえ
marginal profits
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遮る, さえぎる, さいぎる
Godan verb, Transitive
to interrupt, to obstruct (a view, someone's way, etc.), to block (light, wind, etc.), to intercept, to cut off
この大木で光がすっかりさえぎられている。
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さえずる, 囀る
Godan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
to sing, to chirp, to twitter
空で鳥がさえずっていた。
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冴える, 冱える, さえ
Ichidan verb, Intransitive
1. to be clear (of a sight, sound, colour, etc.), to be bright, to be vivid, to be crisp
2. to be clear-headed, to be alert, to be on the ball, to be wide awake
often as 冴えない
3. to look upbeat, to be perky, to be cheerful
4. to master (a skill), to excel at, to cleanly execute
See 冴えない・2
5. to be satisfying
満月が空にさえている。
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さえずり, 囀り
Usually in kana
1. chirp, twitter, warble
Food term
2. whale tongue
私たちは小鳥のさえずりが聞こえます。
サエ
Expression
here and there
さえ
Expression
furthermore, and another thing, even as
さえ
Expression, See さえ・1
even
読書をする時間さえもない。
茶宴, さえ
tea gathering
差延, さえ
term coined by Derrida
différance
沙煙, さえ
Obscure term
haze near the water
冴え行く, さえゆく
Godan verb, Intransitive
to clear gradually, to get cold gradually
冴え冴え, 冱え冱え, さえざえ
Adverb taking the 'to' particle, Adverb, Takes suru
clearly, brightly, crisply
冴えない, 冱えない, さえない
Expression
1. dark, dull, sullen
2. unsatisfactory, dissatisfying
3. unattractive, unappealing
4. boring, uninteresting
そのパフォーマンスは冴えないものでしたよ。
冴え渡る, 冴えわたる, さえ渡る, 冴渡る, さえわたる
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to be clear, to be distinct, to be precise
2. to be skillful, to be skilful, to be deft
3. to be well-executed
4. to get cold, to freeze over
冴え返る, 冴返る, さえかえる
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to be very clear
2. to be keenly cold, to be cold and clear
さえすれば
Expression
you have only to, all you have to (do), all that's required, as long as, if only
無駄にした時間を取り戻しさえすれば。
冴え輝く, さえかがやく
Godan verb
to shine clearly
冴え冴えした, 冱え冱えした, さえざえした
Expression, Noun or verb acting prenominally, See 冴え冴えとした
cheerful (look), healthy (complexion)
査閲, さえ
Takes suru
inspection, examination
冴え冴えとした, 冱え冱えとした, さえざえとした
Expression, Noun or verb acting prenominally
cheerful (look), healthy (complexion)
サエズリガエル科, サエズリガエルか
Arthroleptidae, family of frogs
茶園, ちゃえん, さえ
tea plantation, tea shop
道祖神, 塞の神, 障の神, どうそじん, どうそしん, さいのかみ, さえのかみ
traveler's guardian deity (traveller)
抑える, おさえ
Ichidan verb, Transitive
1. to keep within limits (e.g. spending), to restrain (e.g. emotions), to control, to curb, to hold in check
See 押さえる・おさえる・5
2. to hold back (e.g. an enemy), to check, to contain, to quell, to subdue, to suppress, to repress
ジェーンは声を出して泣くのを抑えることができなかった。
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支える, ささえ
Ichidan verb, Transitive
1. to support, to prop, to sustain, to underlay, to hold up, to defend
2. to hold at bay, to stem, to check
なんとかそこで支えよ。入市を許すな。
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抑え, 押さえ, 押え, おさえ
1. weight (e.g. paperweight), pressing down
2. keeping control, exercising authority
3. having self-control, exercising self-discipline
4. defense, guard, deterrence
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さえ, 押える, おさえ
Ichidan verb, Transitive, also written as 圧さえる
1. to pin down, to hold down, to press down
2. to cover (esp. a part of one's body with one's hand), to clutch (a body part in pain), to press (a body part)
3. to get a hold of, to obtain, to seize, to catch, to arrest
4. to grasp (a point), to comprehend
See 抑える・おさえる・2
5. to quell, to subdue, to suppress, to repress, to hold back, to check, to curb, to contain
警察はその強盗の首を押さえた。
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支え, ささえ
support, stay, prop
神は我々の力の支えです。
下支え, したざさえ
Takes suru
support, backup, prop, backstay, underpinning
携える, たずさえ
Ichidan verb, Transitive
1. to carry in one's hand, to carry with one, to have on one's person, to bear
2. to take along (someone), to take (someone) with one, to be accompanied by
彼らは固形燃料を携えていた。
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