Japanese dictionary & Nihongo study tool.
Search a Japanese or English word using kanji, kana or romaji:
降り, ふり
1. rainfall, snowfall
See 降りる・2
2. alighting, descending
おり, 降り
Mahjong term, Usually in kana
giving up on winning a hand and discarding only safe tiles
降る, ふる
Conjugated: 降り
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to fall (of rain, snow, ash, etc.), to come down
2. to form (of frost)
3. to beam down (of sunlight or moonlight), to pour in
4. to visit (of luck, misfortune, etc.), to arrive
See more > common
下る, 降る, くだる
Conjugated: 降り
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to descend, to go down, to come down
2. to be handed down (of an order, judgment, etc.)
3. to pass (of time)
4. to surrender, to capitulate
often in neg. form
5. to be less than, to be inferior to
See more > common
降り, 下りる, おりる
Ichidan verb, Intransitive, esp. 下りる
1. to descend (e.g. a mountain), to go down, to come down
esp. 降りる
2. to alight (e.g. from bus), to get off, to disembark, to dismount
3. to step down, to retire, to give up, to quit, to fold
4. to be granted, to be issued, to be given
5. to form (of frost, dew, mist, etc.)
See more > common
降り出す, 降りだす, ふりだす
Godan verb, Intransitive
to begin to rain, to begin to snow
降り続く, ふりつづく
Godan verb, Intransitive
to continue to rain or snow
土砂降り, どしゃ降り, どしゃぶり
downpour, pouring rain, cloudburst, pelting rain, heavy rain
See more > common
降り, 雨ふり, あめふり
rainfall, rainy weather, wet
See more > common
滑り降り, 滑り下りる, すべりおりる
Ichidan verb
to slide down, to slip down
降り注ぐ, 降りそそぐ, 降注ぐ, ふりそそぐ
Godan verb, Intransitive
to rain incessantly, to downpour
降り, ほんぶり
heavy rainfall, heavy snowfall, steady rainfall, downpour, raining in earnest
乗り降り, のりおり
Takes suru
getting on and off (a vehicle), boarding and alighting
See more > common
降り, 霜降, しもふり
May take 'no'
1. speckled with white, salt-and-pepper (pattern, fabric, etc.)
See 霜降り肉
2. marbling (of beef)
See 霜降り作り, Abbreviation
3. (of fish, chicken, shellfish, etc.) blanching by exposure to boiling and then icy water
orig. meaning
4. formation of frost
See more > common
降り, こぶり
See 大降り
light rain, drizzle
降り, よこぶり
driving rain
降り, かたぶり
rainy spell
降り, 下り口, おりぐち, おりくち
1. top (of a flight of stairs)
2. exit involving a descent (e.g. from a bus)
降り, おおぶり
Takes suru, See 小降り
heavy rain, storm
降り, 下り場, おりば
drop-off point (e.g. ski lift, bus, taxi), exit ramp
降り, 降り, くだりりゅう, くだりりょう
See 昇り竜・のぼりりゅう・1
descending dragon
降りしきる, 降り頻る, 降頻る, ふりしきる
Godan verb, Intransitive
to fall incessantly (rain, snow, etc.), to downpour
吹き降り, 吹降, 吹降り, ふきぶり
driving rain, rainstorm, wind and rain
降り止む, ふりやむ
Godan verb, Intransitive
to stop raining or snowing
降り募る, ふりつのる
Godan verb, Intransitive
to rain harder
降りしく, 降り敷く, 降敷く, ふりしく
Godan verb, Intransitive, See 散り敷く
to lie scattered, to be strewn with, to be covered with
降り, 雨降星, 畢宿, あめふりぼし
See 畢
Chinese "Net" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
降り, しもふりにく
marbled meat (esp. beef)
降り, あめふりばな
flower that is said to cause rain if picked (convolvulus, etc.)
降りかかる, 降り掛かる, 降り懸かる, 降り掛る, 降り懸る, 降掛かる, 降懸かる, 降掛る, 降懸る, ふりかかる
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to fall onto
2. to happen, to befall
降り積もる, 降積もる, ふりつもる
Godan verb
to fall and pile up (e.g. snow), to lie thick
降り, ゆきふり
降り始める, 降りはじめる, ふりはじめる
Ichidan verb, Intransitive
to begin to fall (rain, etc.)
降り込める, 降り籠める, ふりこめる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to rain (or snow), keeping people indoors