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, 士, さむらい, さぶらい
1. warrior (esp. of military retainers of daimyos in the Edo period), samurai
Only さぶらい, Archaism
2. man in attendance (on a person of high standing), retainer
, じじゅう
Godan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
to wait upon, to serve
, じえい
, じさい
, じし
Honorific or respectful, after the name of an addressee
1. respectfully
orig. meaning
2. private secretary
, じしゃ
attendant, valet, altar boy, acolyte
, じしん
courtier, attendant
, じそう
, じどく
imperial tutor
, じりつ
Takes suru
assisting (a dignitary)
, じひ
, てんじ
maid of honor, maid of honour, lady-in-waiting
, ないし, ないじ
maid of honor, maid of honour
, きんじ
Takes suru
attendant, attendance upon another
, いぬざむらい
cowardly or depraved samurai
, いもざむらい
rustic samurai, boorish samurai
, くにざむらい
provincial samurai
, ばいじ
retainer, attending on the nobility
, わかざむらい
young samurai
, 脇士, 夾, 挟, わきじ, きょうじ
See 三尊・さんぞん・1, See 中尊・ちゅうぞん, Buddhist term
flanking image (e.g. in a Buddha triad)
さむらいあり, , サムライアリ
Usually in kana
Polyergus samurai (species of amazon ant)
, 地士, じざむらい
provincial samurai in the middle ages, who engaged in agriculture in peacetime
, ふなざむらい
cowardly, good-for-nothing samurai from the countryside
, とおさぶらい
See 武家造
guard house in a samurai style house (Kamakura period)
, かちざむらい
humble samurai who served as a body guard on foot
, ほうじ
Takes suru
serving, attending on someone
, はべり, はんべり
Irregular ru verb, plain form ends with -ri, Intransitive, Archaism
1. to wait upon, to serve
Polite, Humble
2. to be
Suffix, after the -masu stem of a verb
3. to humbly do ...
, じしょう
concubine, mistress
, じそう
See 侍史・1, Honorific or respectful, Obscure term, after the name of an addressee
, じい
court physician
する, じする
to wait upon, to serve
衛長, じえいちょう
captain of the guard
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