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, 8, 捌, はち,
Numeric, 捌 is used in legal documents
eight, 8
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, 家,
Suffix, See パン屋, usu. 屋
1. shop, store, restaurant
See 殺し屋, usu. 屋, can be derog.
2. someone who sells (something) or works as (something)
See 照れ屋
3. someone with a (certain) personality trait
usu. 家
4. house
5. roof
, 厭, 厭, い, , イヤ
disagreeable, detestable, unpleasant, reluctant
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, 箭, , さ
1. arrow
2. wedge, chock
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Counter, after numbers in the ichi, ni, san counting system
counter for nights
Particle, used for non-exhaustive lists related to a specific time and place
1. such things as ..., and ... and
See や否や・1, after the dictionary form of a verb
2. the minute (that) ..., no sooner than ..., as soon as
copula, See だ・1, Dialect: Kansai-ben
3. be, is
Interjection, punctuational exclamation in haiku, renga, etc.
4. o, oh
interjection expressing surprise
5. huh, what
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See スポーク
, 埜, の, , ぬ
1. plain, field
Only の
2. hidden (structural) member
Noun, used as a prefix, See 野ウサギ・2
3. wild
Only や
4. lacking a political post
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1. approximately, about
2. promise, appointment, engagement
3. shortening, reduction, simplification
See 約音, Linguistics terminology
4. contraction (in phonetics)
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早い, 速い, 疾い, 捷い, は
esp. 速い
1. fast, quick, rapid, swift, speedy, brisk, prompt
Only 早い
2. early, soon, earlier than usual
3. premature, too soon, too early
esp. 早い
4. easy, simple
as ...するが早いか or ...するより早く
5. as soon as ..., the moment ..., the instant ...
野球, きゅう
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条約, じょう
treaty, pact, convention, agreement
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ロシア, 露西亜, 魯西亜, ロシ
Usually in kana
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約束, くそく
Takes suru, Transitive
1. promise, agreement, arrangement, one's word, contract, pact, appointment, engagement, date
2. convention, rule
3. destiny, fate
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契約, けい
Takes suru, Transitive
contract, compact, agreement
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1. role, assignment, responsibility, duty, function, job, service
2. position (of responsibility), post, office
3. part (in a play, film, etc.), character
Mahjong term, card games, hanafuda
4. scoring combination, hand, yaku, meld
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役員, くいん
1. director, executive
2. officer, official, person in charge
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活躍, かつ
Takes suru, Intransitive
1. activity (esp. energetic or successful), great efforts, active participation
2. walking about with great vigor
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利益, りえき, り
1. profit, gains
2. benefit, advantage, good, interests (e.g. of society)
Only りやく, Takes suru, Transitive, See 御利益・1, usu. ご〜
3. grace (of God, Buddha, etc., esp. as attained through rightful actions, prayer, adherence to one's faith, etc.), blessing, miracle
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ピアノ, ピ
Music term
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予約, よ
Takes suru, Transitive
1. reservation, appointment, booking, advance order
2. contract, subscription, pledge
3. programming (e.g. a device), setting (e.g. a timer)
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よう, 漸く
Adverb, Usually in kana
1. finally, at last
2. barely, narrowly, hardly, only just
3. gradually, little by little, by degrees
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取締役, とりしまり
company director, board member
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役立つ, 役だつ, くだつ
Godan verb, Intransitive
to be useful, to be helpful, to serve the purpose
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輝く, 耀く, 赫く, かが
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to shine, to sparkle, to twinkle, to glitter, to glisten
2. to light up (with happiness, hope, etc.), to beam, to gleam, to glow
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宮城, み
Miyagi (prefecture)
がて, 軈て, 頓て, 漸て
Adverb, Usually in kana
1. before long, soon, shortly
2. almost, nearly
3. finally, in the end, eventually
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翻訳, 飜訳, ほん
Takes suru, Transitive
1. translation
2. deciphering, decoding
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いや, イ, いやー, イ, いやあ
Interjection, exclamation of surprise
1. why, oh
2. no!, quit it!, stop!
焼く, 燬く, 焚く,
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to burn
2. to roast, to broil, to grill, to bake, to toast, to barbecue
3. to heat, to heat up
4. to make (charcoal, pottery, bricks, etc.), to fire
See 灼く・やく
5. to tan (i.e. suntan)
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農薬, のう
May take 'no'
agricultural chemical (i.e. pesticide, herbicide, fungicide, etc.), agrochemical, agrichemical
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麻薬, 痲薬, ま
narcotic, drug, dope
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公約, こう
Takes suru, Transitive, May take 'no'
public commitment, public promise, campaign pledge, official vow
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主役, しゅ
May take 'no'
leading part, leading actor, leading actress
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早起き, はおき
Takes suru, Intransitive
early rising
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ユダ, 猶太
Usually in kana
1. Judea (southern Palestine)
2. Jews
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やまなし, 山梨, マナシ
1. Yamanashi (city, prefecture)
Usually in kana
2. wild nashi (Pyrus pyrifolia var. pyrifolia), wild Japanese pear
ピョン, 平壌, へいじょう
Usually in kana
Pyongyang (North Korea)
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野球部, きゅうぶ
baseball club (at a university, corporation, etc.), baseball team
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お好み焼き, お好み焼, 御好み焼き, 御好み焼, おこのみ
Food term
okonomiyaki, savoury pancake fried on an iron griddle with vegetables, meat and/or seafood and topped with various sauces and condiments