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ふり, 振り, 風
1. swing, shake, wave, swinging
Usually in kana
2. appearance, behaviour
See 振りをする, oft. after a noun+の or verb in the dictionary form
3. pretence (pretense), show, pretending (to)
May take 'no'
4. going to restaurant, hotel etc. without a reservation or introduction
5. move (dance), postures
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ぶり, 振り
Suffix, Usually in kana
1. style, manner, way
See 久しぶり・ひさしぶり
2. after (period of time) again (e.g. meeting again after a year), for the first time in (period of time)
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振り返る, 振りかえる, ふり返る, 振返る, ふりかえる
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to turn one's head, to look over one's shoulder, to turn around, to look back
2. to think back (on), to reminisce, to look back (on), to reflect (on)
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振る, ふる
Conjugated: 振り
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to wave, to shake, to swing
2. to sprinkle, to throw (dice)
3. to cast (actor), to allocate (work)
4. to turn down (somebody), to reject, to jilt, to dump
5. to abandon, to give up, to ruin
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ぶる, 振る
Conjugated: 振り
Suffix, Godan verb, Usually in kana, after noun, adjectival noun or adj. stem
1. to assume the air of ..., to behave like ...
2. to put on airs, to be self-important
お久しぶり, お久し振り, 御久しぶり, 御久し振り, おひさしぶり
Expression, See お久・おひさ, Polite
it's been a long time, long time no see
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振り切る, 振切る, ふりきる
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to shake off, to shake free from
2. to swing completely (bat, club, etc.), to take a full swing
3. to break off from (pursuer), to pull away
4. to reject (request), to ignore
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振り向く, 振向く, ふりむく
Godan verb
to turn one's face, to turn around, to look over one's shoulder
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振り回す, 振りまわす, 振回す, ふりまわす
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to wield, to brandish, to flourish, to wave (about), to swing
2. to display (one's knowledge), to show off
3. to abuse (one's power)
4. to manipulate someone
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振り, 身ぶり, 身振, みぶり
gesture, gesticulation, motion
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振り込む, 振込む, ふりこむ
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to make a payment via bank deposit transfer
Mahjong term
2. to discard another player's winning tile
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振り, からぶり
Takes suru
striking (at something) and missing, swing and a miss, vain attempt
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振り出し, 振出し, 振出, 振り, ふりだし
1. shaking (something) out
2. starting point, beginning, outset
3. drawing (e.g. of a bill), issue, draft
4. throw (of dice)
See 振り出し薬, Abbreviation
5. infusion (remedy)
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振り向ける, 振向ける, ふりむける
Ichidan verb, Transitive
1. to turn (around)
2. to appropriate, to set aside for a purpose
振り付け, 振付け, 振付, ふりつけ
Takes suru
choreography, dance composition, dance coaching
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振り出す, 振出す, ふりだす
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to shake out
2. to draw a check (bill, draft, etc.), to issue (e.g. money order)
3. to infuse (e.g. in hot water)
振り分ける, 振分ける, ふりわける
Ichidan verb, Transitive
1. to divide in two, to divide in half
2. to apportion, to divide among, to portion out, to allot, to assign
振り, 振子, ふりこ, しんし
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振り上げる, 振りあげる, ふりあげる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to raise overhead
振りかざす, 振り翳ざす, 振り翳す, ふりかざす
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to raise (esp. overhead), to brandish (e.g. sword), to flourish
2. to wield (e.g. power, authority), to proclaim one's principles
振り, 大ぶり, おお振り, おおぶり
NA-adjective, May take 'no', See 小振り・1
1. somewhat large, of a larger size, on the large size
Takes suru
2. large swing (bat, racquet, etc.), long sweeping stroke
振り替える, 振りかえる, 振替える, ふりかえる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to change (e.g. a bill), to transfer (e.g. money), to switch over, to move over
振り絞る, 振りしぼる, 振絞る, ふりしぼる
Godan verb, Transitive
to use to the full (one's voice, energy, etc.), to muster all of (one's strength, courage, etc.), to summon all of, to exert fully, to strain (one's voice)
振り, 羽振, はぶり
1. influence, power
Archaism, orig. meaning
2. flapping of wings
割り振り, 割振り, 割りふり, わりふり
allocation, assignment, allotment
振り, 小ぶり, こぶり
NA-adjective, May take 'no', See 大振り・1
1. smallish, on the small side, somewhat small, undersized, small size
Takes suru
2. short swing of a bat, racquet, etc.
振り, 素振, そぶり
behavior, behaviour, manner, attitude, bearing
振り, かぶり
振り, すぶり
practice-swinging (sword, bat, tennis racket, etc.)
振り, はたふり
flagwaving, flagman, (in athletic competition) starter, instigator, leader
振り, けぶり
sign, indication
なりふり, 形振り
Usually in kana
one's appearance, clothing, costume, dress
振り, 振方, ふりかた
1. manner of swinging, way of swinging
See 身の振り方
2. way of dealing with something
振り, 前ふり, まえふり
See 前置き
1. preface, introduction
2. lead in (to a joke, question, etc.), lead up
See 前振込み, Abbreviation
3. payment in advance (by bank transfer)
4. swinging (one's body) forward