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Readings

atama

kashira
English
Noun (futsuumeishi)
head

Noun (futsuumeishi)
hair (on one's head)

Meaning restricted to あたま
Noun (futsuumeishi)
mind, brains, intellect

Noun (futsuumeishi)
leader, chief, boss, captain

Noun (futsuumeishi)
top, tip

Noun (futsuumeishi)
beginning, start

Meaning restricted to あたま
Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 頭数
head, person

Meaning restricted to あたま
Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 頭金
Abbreviation
down payment, deposit

Meaning restricted to かしら
Noun (futsuumeishi)
top structural component of a kanji

Meaning restricted to あたま
Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 雀頭・ジャントー
Mahjong term
Colloquialism
pair

Kanjis
ON: トウ, ズ, ト KUN: あたま, かしら, -がしら, かぶり
head, counter for large animals

Stroke: 16 Grade: 2 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 1-7-9 FC: 1118.8


Phrases
アリスは頭に花をさしています。
Parts: (あたま) (はな) 刺す (さしています)
Alice has a flower on her head.
Alice has a flower in her hair.

鹿は1頭だけで走っていた。
Parts: 鹿 (しか) (とう) (だけ) 走る (はしる)
The deer was running by itself.

使用人がしらは声を上げて「スミスご夫妻がおいでになりました」と告げた。
Parts: 使用人 (しようにん) (がしら) 声を上げる (こえをあげる) (ご) 夫妻 (ふさい) お出でになる (おいでになりました) 告げる (つげる)
The butler announced Mr. and Mrs. Smith.

私、ケンと付き合ってるの。彼って、カッコ良くて優しくて、頭もいいの。おまけに、独身よ!
Parts: (わたし) 付き合う (つきあう) (かれ) って (て) 格好よい (かっこよい) 優しい (やさしい) (あたま) いい お負けに (おまけに) 独身 (どくしん)
I'm going with Ken. He is cool, gentle and smart. What's more, he is single!

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