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, しょう
Noun, used as a prefix
1. smallness, small item
See 小の月, Abbreviation
2. short month (i.e. having fewer than 31 days)
See 小学校
3. elementary school
4. smaller (of two things, places, etc. with the same name), inferior
5. younger (of two people with the same name), junior
, , ささ, さざ
Prefix, See さざ波・1
small, little
, , さ
narrow, thin
, こ
Prefix, See 小皿
1. small, little, slight
See 小半日
2. slightly less than, just about
See こざっぱり
3. somewhat, somehow
See 小役人, sometimes derogatory
4. minor, petty
, お
Prefix, See 小川
1. small, narrow
See 小野
2. familiar prefix
See 小暗い
3. slightly, a bit
, ぐゎー
Suffix, Dialect: Ryuukyuu-ben
small, little, dear
, いずみ
spring, fountain
See more > common
, 3, 参, 弎, さん, み
Numeric, 参 is used in legal documents
1. three
2. tri-
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, さん
See お産
1. (giving) birth, childbirth, delivery, confinement
Noun, used as a suffix
2. native of, product of
3. assets, property, fortune
, さん
1. acid
2. sourness, sour taste
See more > common
, 讃, さん
1. praise, tribute
2. inscription (on a painting)
See more > common
Suffix, See 様・さま・1, Honorific or respectful, Familiar language, after a person's name (or position, etc.)
1. Mr., Mrs., Miss, Ms., -san
Polite, usu. after a noun or sometimes na-adjective
2. politeness marker
See more > common
, さん, ざん
Suffix, after the name of a mountain
1. Mt., Mount
See 山号, after a temple's honorific mountain name
2. Mt.
, さん
1. frame (i.e. of a sliding door)
2. crosspiece, bar
See 猿・4
3. sliding wooden bolt (for holding a door or window shut)
4. rung (of a ladder)
, さん
1. divining sticks
Takes suru
2. counting, calculation
, さん
'taru' adjective, Adverb taking the 'to' particle
, さん
'taru' adjective, Adverb taking the 'to' particle
brilliant, resplendent
, さん
a style of Chinese poetry, legend or inscription on a picture
, さん, ざん
Particle, pronounced わ in modern Japanese
1. topic marker particle
2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
3. adds emphasis
See more > common
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