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くび, , 頸, 頚, クビ
1. neck
2. head
Usually in kana, also written as 馘
3. dismissal, discharge, firing (from a job)
See more > common
, , しゅきゅう, しるし
decapitated head of an enemy
, しゅ
counter for songs and poems
, おびと, おひと, おうと
See 姓・かばね, Archaism
Obito (hereditary title, often given to powerful regional families)
, かしら
See 頭・かしら・1
head (of a doll)
, , 氏上, このかみ
See 長男, Archaism
1. eldest son
2. older brother, older sister
3. older person
See 氏上
4. head of a clan, head of a region
5. skilled craftsman
, , こうべ, かぶり, つむり, つむ, つぶり, かぶ
, 司, 寮, , 長, つかさ
Archaism, usu. 官,司,寮
1. office, official
usu. 首,長
2. chief, head
Only 司
3. (Yaeyama Islands in Okinawa) person (usually a woman) whose duty it is to officiate at religions ceremonies
1. at (place, time), in, on, during
2. to (direction, state), toward, into
3. for (purpose)
4. because of (reason), with
5. by, from
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まで, 迄
Particle, Usually in kana
1. until (a time), till, to, up to
2. to (a place), as far as
3. to (an extent), so far as, even
4. only, merely
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なる, 成る, 為る
Godan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
1. to become, to get, to grow, to turn, to reach, to attain
2. to result in, to turn out, to end up, to prove (to be)
as ...からなる or ...よりなる
3. to consist of, to be composed of, to be made up of
4. to be completed, to be realized, to succeed, to be attained, to be accomplished
5. to change (into), to turn (into), to transform
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鳴る, なる
Godan verb, Intransitive
to sound, to ring, to resound, to echo, to roar, to rumble
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なる, 生る
Godan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
to bear fruit
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Suffix, Noun or verb acting prenominally, See 也・なり・2, Archaism
1. that is in
2. who is called, that is called
Interjection, See なるほど, Slang, Abbreviation
3. I see