Japanese dictionary & Nihongo study tool.
Search a Japanese or English word using kanji, kana or romaji:
作者, さくしゃ
creator (of a work), author, writer, artist, composer, playwright, dramatist
その小説の作者は誰でしょうか。
See more > common
天津, 天つ, あまつ
Noun or verb acting prenominally, Archaism
heavenly, imperial
Particle, at sentence end
1. indicates a question
after each alternative
2. or, whether or not
See 何か・1, after an interrogative
3. some- (e.g. something, someone)
indicates doubt, uncertainty, etc.; sometimes after other particles
4. hmm, huh
Prefix, See か弱い, emphatic prefix; usu. before an adjective
5. very
See more > common
, 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
彼は貴族の出である。
See more > common
, 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
Conjunction
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
See more > common
, い
Conjunction, Auxiliary, See ないで・1, Archaism, after a -nai stem
without doing ...
, 為
See する・1, Usually in kana, literary form of する
to do
それは、おまえの声をよく聞くためだよ。
, 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)