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十二, 12, 一二, じゅうに
1. twelve, 12
card games
2. queen
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12日, 十二日, 一二日, じゅうににち
1. 12th day of the month
2. 12 days
, ちょう
1. 10^12, 1,000,000,000,000, trillion
2. sign, omen, indication, portent
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ヨウ素125, 沃素一二五, ヨウそひゃくにじゅうご, ようそひゃくにじゅうご
大還暦, だいかんれき
120th birthday
午前零時, ごぜんれいじ
midnight, 12am
午後零時, ごごれいじ
noon, 12pm
弟月, おとづき, おとうづき, おととづき
See 師走, Rare
12th lunar month
tera-, 10^12
pico-, 10^-12
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中更, ちゅうこう
middle watch, 12 midnight-2am
十三回忌, じゅうさんかいき
12th anniversary of one's death
跳満, ハネ満, 跳ね満, はねマン, ハネマン
Mahjong term
win worth 12000 points (or, if dealer, 18000 points)
十二支, じゅうにし
12 signs of the Chinese zodiac
原付二種, げんつきにしゅ
motorcycle less than or equal to 125cc
臘月, ろうげつ
See 師走
twelfth lunar month, 12th month of the lunar calendar
冠位十二階, かんいじゅうにかい
first system to rank officials into 12 levels (603 CE)
九尺二間, くしゃくにけん
(tiny) house about nine feet wide and 12 feet deep
応鐘, おうしょう
See 十二律, See 上無
1. (in China) 12th note of the ancient chromatic scale (approx. C sharp)
2. tenth month of the lunar calendar
上無, かみむ
See 応鐘・1, See 十二律
(in Japan) 12th note of the ancient chromatic scale (approx. C sharp)
壱越, いちこつ
See 黄鐘・こうしょう・1, See 十二律, Music term
fundamental tone in the traditional Japanese 12-tone scale (approx. D)
干支, えと, かんし
1. sexagenary cycle, 60-term cycle of 12 zodiac animals combined with 5 elements in the traditional Chinese calendar; currently used in Japan for years, historically also for days
2. 12-year Chinese zodiac
福建土楼, ふっけんどろう
type of circular or square earth building built from the 12th century in Fujian, China
土楼, どろう
See 福建土楼・ふっけんどろう
type of circular or square earth building built from the 12th century in Fujian, China
越年, えつねん, おつねん
Takes suru, Intransitive
1. seeing the old year out, greeting the New Year, passing the winter, hibernation
Only えつねん, hanafuda
2. playing more than the usual 12 rounds in one game
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本醸造酒, ほんじょうぞうしゅ
See 本醸造・ほんじょうぞう
sake brewed without addition of saccharides and no more than 120 litres of seed alcohol per tonne
沖縄米兵少女暴行事件, おきなわべいへいしょうじょぼうこうじけん
historical term
1995 Okinawa rape incident, kidnapping and rape of a 12-year-old Japanese girl by three US servicemen stationed in Okinawa
花札, はなふだ
hanafuda, flower cards, playing cards consisting of 12 suits of 4 cards, each suit representing a month indicated by a flower
日本武尊, 倭建, やまとたける, ヤマトタケル
Yamato Takeru, 12th Emperor of Japan, who dressed as a maidservant in a successful plot to kill the leaders of the Kumaso tribe in Kumamoto
髪上げ, かみあげ
Takes suru
1. wearing one's hair up
historical term
2. coming-of-age ceremony where 12 to 13-year-old girls get their long hair tied up
3. wearing one's hair up with a hairpin (type of hairstyle used by court ladies)
どん, ドン
Adverb taking the 'to' particle, Adverb, Onomatopoeic or mimetic word
1. bang, bam, boom, thud, thump, crash
See 午砲
2. noontime signal gun (carried out early Meiji to Taishō), noon gun, noonday gun
hanafuda, Slang
3. last round in a game of 12 rounds
Prefix, See ど・1
4. precisely, exactly, plumb, totally, very
Only どん, Suffix, See 殿・どの, Honorific or respectful, Familiar language, southern Kyushu equiv. of -さん
5. Mr., Mrs., Miss, Ms., -san
108, 百八, ひゃくはち
1. 108, one hundred and eight
See 煩悩・2, Buddhist term
2. the number of kleshas, worldly thoughts and passions
See 七十二候, See 節気
3. the sum of 12 months, 24 seasons of the solar year, and 72 microseasons of one year
, かん
1. kan (obs. unit of weight, approx. 3.75 kg, 8.3 lb)
2. kan (obs. unit of currency, equiv. to 1000 mon in the Edo period; col. 10 mon in the Meiji period)
3. counter for pieces of sushi
4. 10 points
5. 12 points
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