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Words — 240 found

Noun
1. railway station; train station
Noun
2. staging post on a highway (in pre-modern Japan)Historical term
Counter
3. counter for railway stations and bus stations
Other forms
驛 【えき】
Notes
驛: Out-dated kanji or kanji usage.
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Noun
1. Ministry of Finance (1869-2001)See also 財務省
Noun
2. Ministry of the Treasury (under the ritsuryo system)Historical term, See also 律令制
Organization
3. (former) Ministry of Finance
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Suffix
1. Lord; SirHonorific or respectful (sonkeigo) language, Only applies to きょう
  • かべ
  • には
  • ピアノ
  • 向かって
  • すわ座っている
  • アンソニー
  • きょう
  • おお大きな
  • しゃしん写真
  • かかっていました
  • On the wall there was a big picture of Sir Anthony at the piano.
Noun
2. state minister (under the ritsuryo system)Historical term, See also 律令制
Pronoun
3. you (in reference to someone of lower status)Archaism, Male term or language, Honorific or respectful (sonkeigo) language, Only applies to けい
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卿 【けい】
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Numeric
1. one-hundredth; 0.3 mm (one-hundredth of a sun); 0.1 percent (one-hundredth of a wari); 0.0375 grams (one-hundredth of a monme)
  • かれ
  • だりつ打率
  • りん
  • ホームラン
  • 54
  • ほん
  • であった
  • He batted .343 with 54 home runs.
Noun
2. rin (monetary unit; 0.001 yen)Historical term
  • ぜに
  • りん
  • たいせつ大切にすれば
  • たいきん大金
  • おのずと
  • たまる
  • Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves.
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厘 【り】釐 【り】
Notes
り: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage. り: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage. 釐: Out-dated kanji or kanji usage.
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Noun
1. elementary school; primary school; grade schoolAbbreviation, See also 小学校
Noun
2. school for children over eight years old in ancient ChinaHistorical term
Noun
3. traditional Chinese philology
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Noun
1. War of the RosesHistorical term
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ばら戦争 【ばらせんそう】バラ戦争 【バラせんそう】
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Noun, Suru verb
1. retirement (from work); leading a quiet life (after retirement)
Noun
2. retired person; retireeusu. ご隠居(さん)
Noun, Suru verb
3. surrendering headship of the family (pre-WWII)Historical term
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Adverb (fukushi), Na-adjective (keiyodoshi), Noun
1. very hard; with utmost effort; as hard as one can; with all one's might; for dear life; eagerly; desperatelyYojijukugo (four character compound), See also 一生懸命
  • いっしょけんめい一所懸命
  • になって
  • かれ
  • その
  • 登った
  • With great effort he climbed up the tree.
Noun
2. (of a samurai) devoting oneself to (the defence of) one's territoryHistorical term, Yojijukugo (four character compound)
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Noun
1. tiny amount of money; a penny; a cent; a farthing
Noun
2. one letter; one character
Noun
3. one mon (unit of currency)Historical term, See also
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Noun
1. magistrate; shogunate administratorHistorical term
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Noun
1. within the borders of a country; domestic soil
Noun
2. inland; interior
Noun
3. Japan proper (as opposed to its overseas colonies); homeland; homeHistorical term
Noun
4. "mainland" Japan (i.e. Honshū)used by people in Hokkaido and Okinawa
Place
5. Naichi
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Noun
1. whole family; entire family; all (members of) the family
  • うちじゅう家中
  • ちからをあ力を合わせて
  • むぎ
  • かりい刈入れ
  • しました
  • The whole family helped harvest the wheat.
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no', Noun
2. all over the house; throughout the house
  • みんな
  • るす留守
  • というのに
  • ふしぎ不思議な
  • こと
  • うちじゅう家中
  • でんとう電灯
  • ついていた
  • Strange to say, all the lights in the house were on, though no one was at home.
Noun
3. retainer of a daimyo; feudal domain; clanHistorical term, Only applies to かちゅう
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家じゅう 【うちじゅう】うち中 【うちじゅう】家中 【かちゅう】家中 【いえじゅう】家じゅう 【いえじゅう】いえ中 【いえじゅう】
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Noun, Suru verb
1. seppuku; harakiri; ritual suicide by disembowelment
Noun, Suru verb
2. seppuku as a death penalty (where the convict is decapitated by a second as they make the motions to disembowel themself; Edo period)Historical term
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Noun
1. short sleeved kimono (worn as an undergarment during the Heian period)Historical term
Noun
2. padded silk garment
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3. KosodeThe kosode (小袖) is a basic Japanese robe for both men and... Read more
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Noun
1. self-styled humanitarian; person acting under the pretence of chivalry while participating in gangs and engaging in gamblingHistorical term, See also 男伊達, See also 町奴
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2. YouxiaYouxia (was a type of Chinese hero celebrated in classica... Read more
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俠客 【きょうかく】
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Noun
1. black ships; Western ships that came to Japan between the 16th and 19th centuries, esp. those of the Perry Expedition in 1853Historical term
Noun
2. foreign disruptor (of the Japanese market); product, person, etc. arriving from the West and disturbing the Japanese market
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Noun
1. chōnin (Edo-period social class of town-dwelling commoners, esp. landowning merchants); townspeople; townsfolk; tradespeopleHistorical term
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町人 【まちにん】
Notes
まちにん: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage.
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Noun
1. village headman (esp. in the Kansai region)Historical term, See also 名主
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2. SchultheißIn medieval Germany, the Schultheiß (Middle High German s... Read more
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荘屋 【しょうや】
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Noun
1. long sword (esp. the tachi, worn on the hip edge down by samurai); large sword
Noun
2. straight single-edged Japanese sword (from the mid-Heian period or earlier)Historical term, Only applies to 大刀, Only applies to たち
Noun
3. guandao; Chinese glaiveOnly applies to 大刀, Only applies to だいとう
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4. TachiThe tachi is one type of traditionally made Japanese swor... Read more
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大刀 【たち】横刀 【たち】大刀 【だいとう】横刀 【だいとう】
Notes
横刀: Out-dated kanji or kanji usage. 横刀: Out-dated kanji or kanji usage.
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Noun
1. envoy to Tang ChinaHistorical term
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2. Japanese missions to Tang ChinaJapanese missions to Tang China (遣唐使, Kentōshi) represent... Read more
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