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Reading restricted to 侍
Noun (futsuumeishi)
warrior (esp. of military retainers of daimyos in the Edo period), samurai

Meaning restricted to さぶらい
Noun (futsuumeishi)
man in attendance (on a person of high standing), retainer

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ON: ジ, シ KUN: さむらい, はべ.る
waiter, samurai, wait upon, serve

Stroke: 8 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-2-6 FC: 2424.4

ON: KUN: さむらい
gentleman, scholar, samurai, samurai radical (no. 33)

Stroke: 3 Grade: 4 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 4-3-2 FC: 4010.0

Parts: (うぐいす) (さむらい) 人間愛 (にんげんあい) ユーモア (ヒューマー) 溢れる (あふれる) (さむらい) 物語 (ものがたり)
"The Nightingale Samurai" is a samurai tale full of humanity and humour.

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