Jisho

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Words — 48 found

Noun
1. magistrate; shogunate administratorHistorical term
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2. BugyōBugyō, often translated as "commissioner" or "magistrate"... Read more
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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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Na-adjective, No-adjective
1. secret; clandestine; covert
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2. spy (for a daimyo, shogun, etc.); secret agentHistorical term
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Godan verb with ku ending, Transitive verb
1. to thin out (plants, crops, etc.)
2. to run on a curtailed schedule; to cut down; to reduce
3. to kill a newborn child (due to financial difficulties)Historical term
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Noun, Suru verb
1. spanking
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2. traditional ceremony where the newly-wed wife, upon entering her new home, is hit on the rump with a straw bundle etc., to ensure her fertilityHistorical term, See also 嫁の尻叩き
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尻たたき 【しりたたき】
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1. earthenware baking pan; parching pan
2. form of punishment in which a person is forced to walk on an oiled pipe over a charcoal fire (ancient China)Historical term, Only applies to ほうらく
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焙烙 【ほうらく】炮烙 【ほうろく】炮烙 【ほうらく】
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1. Lingchi; death by a thousand cuts; slow torture by slicing off parts of the bodyHistorical term
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1. omission of a character; omitted character; blank typeSee also 脱字
2. insertion of blank spaces before and after the names of dignitaries (as a sign of respect)Historical term
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闕字 【けつじ】
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Noun
1. female prostitute working at a bathhouse (Edo period)Historical term, See also ゆな
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Noun
1. politics of the people (democratic theory of Sakuzō Yoshino, 1878-1933)Historical term, See also 大正デモクラシー
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Noun
1. bhikkhuni (fully ordained Buddhist nun)From Sanskrit “bhiksuni”
2. travelling female entertainer dressed as a nun (Kamakura, Muromachi periods)Historical term
3. lowly prostitute dressed as a nun (Edo period)Historical term
4. female servant hired to take the blame for a noblewoman's fartsAbbreviation, Historical term
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Noun
1. NaraHistorical term, Poetical term
2. Kongōbu-jiSee also 北嶺
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1. religious oath in writing; written vow to the godsHistorical term
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1. court of law in the Edo period, in which the parties sat on white sandHistorical term
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お白洲 【おしらす】御白州 【おしらす】御白洲 【おしらす】
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1. notice or order handed down from above; announcement; notificationSee also 達し
2. Edo-period proclamation issued by the shogunate (or a daimyo, etc.) to the concerned partiesHistorical term, See also 御触書
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御達し 【おたっし】
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1. Edo-period proclamation issued by the shogunate (or a daimyo, etc.) usu. to the general populaceHistorical term, See also お達し
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お触書 【おふれがき】
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Noun, Suru verb
1. (visual) scrutiny; close inspection
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2. detailed map; detailed guide
3. guide to the Yoshiwara red light districtHistorical term, See also 吉原細見
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なかじょうそうぶん 田中上奏文
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1. Tanaka memorial (document, ca. 1927)Historical term
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