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Words — 150 found

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1. elementary school; primary school; grade schoolAbbreviation, See also 小学校
2. school for children over eight years old in ancient ChinaHistorical term
3. traditional Chinese philology
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1. retirement (from work); leading a quiet life (after retirement)
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2. retired person; retireeusu. ご隠居(さん)
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3. surrendering headship of the family (pre-WWII)Historical term
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1. magistrate; shogunate administratorHistorical term
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2. BugyōBugyō, often translated as "commissioner" or "magistrate"... Read more
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1. short sleeved kimono (worn as an undergarment during the Heian period)Historical term
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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1. black ships; Western ships that came to Japan between the 16th and 19th centuries, esp. those of the Perry Expedition in 1853Historical term
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2. foreign disruptor (of the Japanese market); product, person, etc. arriving from the West and disturbing the Japanese market
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3. Black ShipsThe Black Ships was the name given to Western vessels arr... Read more
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1. seppuku; harakiri; ritual suicide by disembowelment
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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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3. Seppukuis a form of Japanese ritual suicide by disembowelment. S... Read more
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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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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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1. chōnin (Edo-period social class of town-dwelling commoners, esp. landowning merchants); townspeople; townsfolk; tradespeopleHistorical term
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2. Chōninwas a social class that emerged in Japan during the early... Read more
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町人 【まちにん】
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まちにん: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage.
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1. period of time (usu. a period of approx. two hours corresponding to one of the signs of the Chinese zodiac)Historical term
2. carving; engraving; cutting; mincingOnly applies to 刻
3. victoryOnly applies to 剋
4. strictness; cruelty
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剋 【こく】
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1. finely chopped fish or meat (sometimes seared first); minceFood term
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2. hitting (e.g. a drum); striking; beating; person who strikes something
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3. bashing; criticizing; attackingSee also 日本叩き
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4. robbery; extortionSlang
5. whipping (Edo-period punishment); lashing; floggingHistorical term
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敲き 【たたき】タタキ
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1. heir; successor
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2. family estate; family fortune; inheritance
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3. headship of a familyHistorical term
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1. Western learning (introduced to Japan in the late-Edo and early-Meiji eras)Historical term
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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, seedlings, crops, etc.); to cull
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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1. Heike family; Taira familyHistorical term
2. The Tale of the HeikeAbbreviation, See also 平家物語 へいけものがたり
3. chanting of the Heike MonogatariAbbreviation, See also 平家琵琶 へいけびわ
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Noun
1. monme (unit of weight, 3.75 g)Only applies to 匁
2. monme; Edo period silver coin worth between 1/50th-1/80th of a ryōHistorical term, See also 両 りょう
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3. Mace (unit)A mace is a traditional Chinese measurement of weight in ... Read more
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文目 【もんめ】
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1. red line
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2. red-light district (marked by a red line on police maps)Historical term, Abbreviation, See also 赤線地帯
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3. non-legal public road (denoted by a red line on cadastral maps; sometimes no longer physically existing)See also 法定外公共物
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4. Akasenis Japanese slang and a collective term which was used to... Read more
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だいにっぽんていこくりくぐん 大日本帝国陸軍
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1. Imperial Japanese ArmyHistorical term
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2. Imperial Japanese ArmyThe Imperial Japanese Army (IJA), or literally "army of t... Read more
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1. Board of Retainers (Kamakura and Muromachi-period government office)Historical term, esp. さむらいどころ
2. samurai guard house (Heian and Kamakura periods)Historical term, esp. さぶらいどころ
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3. Samurai-dokoroThe Samurai-dokoro (侍所 - Board of Retainers) was an offic... Read more
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侍所 【さぶらいどころ】
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