Words — 11 found

1. face; honour; honor; reputation; prestige; dignity; credit
2. appearance; look
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面目 【めんもく】面目 【めいぼく】
めいぼく: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage.
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1. ashamed
  • いやあ
  • 面目ない
  • あながあったらはい穴があったら入りたい
  • しんきょう心境
  • I'm so sorry about what I did. I wish I could just crawl into a hole and die.
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面目ない 【めんぼくない】
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めんぼくうしな 面目
Expression, Godan verb with u ending
1. to lose face; to disgrace oneself
  • めんぼくをうしな面目を失う
  • より
  • 死んだ
  • ほうがまし
  • We might as well die as disgrace ourselves.
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めんぼくまる 面目丸
1. complete loss of face
  • 面目丸つぶれ
  • I have lost face completely.
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面目丸つぶれ 【めんもくまるつぶれ】面目丸潰れ 【めんぼくまるつぶれ】面目丸潰れ 【めんもくまるつぶれ】
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Noun, Suru verb
1. undergoing a complete change in appearance; changing something out of all recognition; a rise in one's reputation
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面目一新 【めんぼくいっしん】
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No-adjective, Taru-adjective, Adverb taking the 'to' particle
1. with evident joy of having lived up to one's reputation; having an effect of bolstering one's reputation
  • また
  • せっきょう説教
  • はじ始まった
  • いちげんこじ一言居士
  • めんもくやくじょ面目躍如
  • というところ
  • Uh-oh here comes another lecture. How typical. This guy has something to say about everything.
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めんぼくほどこ 面目
Expression, Godan verb with su ending
1. to get credit; to win honor; to win honour
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めんぼくつぶ 面目
Expression, Godan verb with su ending
1. to lose face; to be disgraced
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Kanji — 2 found

9 strokes. JLPT N3. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3.
mask, face, features, surface
Kun: おも おもて つら
On: メン ベン
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5 strokes. JLPT N4. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1.
eye, class, look, insight, experience, care, favor
Kun: -め ま-
On: モク ボク
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