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する, 為る
Usually in kana
1. to do, to carry out, to perform
2. to cause to become, to make (into), to turn (into)
3. to serve as, to act as, to work as
4. to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.)
as 〜にする,〜とする
5. to judge as being, to view as being, to think of as, to treat as, to use as
刷る, 摺る, する
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to print
2. to color or pattern fabric using a wooden mold
する, 掏る, スる
Godan verb, Transitive, See すり, Usually in kana
to pickpocket, to steal
擦る, 摩る, 磨る, 擂る, する
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to rub, to chafe, to strike (match), to file, to frost (glass)
2. to lose (e.g. a match), to forfeit, to squander one's money (e.g. through gambling, Pachinko, etc.)
剃る, そる, する
Godan verb, Transitive
to shave
, ほう
1. direction, way, side, area (in a particular direction)
often 私の方, あなたの方, etc.
2. side (of an argument, etc.), one's part
3. type, category
4. field (of study, etc.)
5. indicates one side of a comparison
, ほう
Noun, used as a suffix
1. law, act, principle
2. method
Linguistics terminology
3. mood
Buddhist term
4. dharma, law
ほう, ほー, ホー
1. oh, ho, exclamation of surprise, admiration, etc.
Expression, Onomatopoeic or mimetic word
2. hoo (owl call), toot (sound of a flute)
, ほう
Noun, used as a suffix
1. information, news, report
Obsolete term
2. reward, retribution
, ほう
Noun, used as a suffix
gun, cannon, artillery, ordnance
, ほう
, ほう
round-necked robe worn by members of nobility and the imperial court
, ほう
Expression, Internet slang
(I'm) shocked
, ほう
See 鳳凰, Obscure term
feng (male Chinese firebird)
, ほう
bract (leaf)
, ほう, ぼう
See 鯤, Archaism
peng (in Chinese mythology, giant bird said to transform from a fish)
切っ先, 鋒, 切尖, 切先, きっさき, ほう
1. point (of a sword, etc.)
2. pointed verbal attack
copula, See である, See です, plain copula
1. be, is
Auxiliary verb, See た・1, た after certain verb forms; indicates past or completed action
2. did, (have) done
See た・2, indicates light imperative
3. please, do
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