Words — 16 found

1. reserve; spare; backup
2. note; memorandum
Noun, Noun - used as a suffix
3. duplicate; copy; stub (of a ticket, etc.)
4. waiting one's turn
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扣え 【ひかえ】
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Ichidan verb, Transitive verb
1. to be temperate in; to refrain; to abstain; to hold back; to restrain oneself from excessive ...
  • あなた
  • きつえん喫煙
  • ひかえる
  • べき
  • です
  • You should refrain from smoking.
2. to make notes; to jot down (e.g. phone number)
  • せんせい先生
  • せいと生徒
  • たち
  • それら
  • たんご単語
  • ノート
  • ひか控えて
  • おく
  • よう
  • しじ指示した
  • The teacher told the pupils to put those words down in their notebooks.
Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
3. to be in preparation for; to be in waiting for
4. to be soon; to be in the offing
  • かのじょ彼女
  • にゅうし入試
  • ひか控えて
  • しんけいしつ神経質
  • になっていた
  • She was nervous before the entrance exam.
Ichidan verb, Transitive verb
5. to be in a close relationship (e.g. as a backer, etc.)
  • あの
  • 小売店
  • バック
  • には
  • もっと
  • おお大きな
  • かいしゃ会社
  • ひかえています
  • The small retail outlet is only a front for a much larger entity.
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扣える 【ひかえる】
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Na-adjective, No-adjective, Noun
1. moderate; reserved; conservative; humble; mild-mannered; self-effacing; unassuming; well-behaved; low-key; temperate; in small quantities
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控え目 【ひかえめ】ひかえ目 【ひかえめ】控目 【ひかえめ】
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1. waiting room; anteroom; antechamber; green room
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控室 【ひかえしつ】
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1. waiting wrestler's sitting cushionSumo term
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控布団 【ひかえぶとん】
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1. wrestler waiting his turn by the ringSumo term
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控力士 【ひかえりきし】
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1. buttressArchitecture term
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2. ButtressA buttress is an architectural structure built against or... Read more
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控壁 【ひかえかべ】
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Expression, Godan verb with u ending
1. to speak with restraint; to understate; to downplay; to put it mildly; to say the least
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控え目に言う 【ひかえめにいう】控えめにいう 【ひかえめにいう】控目に言う 【ひかえめにいう】ひかえ目に言う 【ひかえめにいう】
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Kanji — 1 found

11 strokes. JLPT N1. Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high.
withdraw, draw in, hold back, refrain from, be moderate
On: コウ
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Sentences — 3 found

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    • しょさい書斎
    • となり
    • ひかえのま控えの間
    • ある
    There is an anteroom adjoining the library. Tatoeba
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