Jisho

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Words — 62 found

Noun
1. fate; destiny (esp. as a mysterious force that binds two people together)
  • かね
  • きれめ切れ目
  • えん
  • きれめ切れ目
  • The end of money is the end of love.
2. relationship (e.g. between two people); bond; link; connection
  • こせき戸籍
  • じょう
  • えん
  • 切れて
  • せきじつ昔日
  • きずな
  • そのまま
  • Our connection may be cut on paper but the bonds of old remain as they were.
3. family ties; affinity
4. opportunity; chance (to meet someone and start a relationship)Only applies to えん
5. pratyaya (indirect conditions, as opposed to direct causes)Buddhist term, Only applies to えん, See also
6. narrow open-air verandaOnly applies to えん, also written as 椽
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縁 【えにし】縁 【え】縁 【えに】江に 【えに】
Notes
江に: Ateji (phonetic) reading.
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Noun
1. omen; sign of luck
  • えんぎ縁起
  • しお
  • まいて
  • きよ清める
  • We sprinkle salt to ward off bad luck.
2. origin; history; causation
3. dependent arising; doctrine that everything has a cause and there is nothing that arises out of nothingBuddhist term, Abbreviation, See also 因縁生起, orig. meaning
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4. PratītyasamutpādaThe doctrine of dependent origination or dependent arisin... Read more
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縁起 【いんえん】
Notes
いんえん: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage.
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Noun
1. veranda; porch; balcony; open corridorSee also 縁 えん
2. bone at the base of a fin; meat at the base of a fin (esp. of a flatfish)Only applies to 縁側, See also 担鰭骨
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3. EngawaEngawa refers to the typically wooden strip of flooring i... Read more
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椽側 【えんがわ】
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I-adjective
1. unconnected; weakly related; alien; far beyond (one's means, ability)
  • わたし私の
  • 読んだ
  • ぼうけんだん冒険談
  • じっせいかつ実生活
  • とは
  • えんどお縁遠い
  • The adventures I read about are absent from my life.
2. having little prospect of marriage
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Noun, Suru verb
1. betrothal; wedding; marriage into a family; matrimonial alliance
2. adoptionLaw, etc. term, See also 養子縁組 ようしえんぐみ
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縁組み 【えんぐみ】
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Noun
1. curb (stone); kerb
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2. Curb (road)</div> A curb (American English), or kerb, is the edge wh... Read more
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縁石 【ふちいし】縁石 【へりいし】
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Expression, I-adjective
1. have no relation to; have no luck with; not be fated toSee also 縁のない
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縁が無い 【えんがない】
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えんしたちから 力持
Noun
1. unsung hero; person who does a thankless taskIdiomatic expression
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Noun
1. temple festival; fair; fete day; day related to a particular deity and thought to bring divine blessing to those to celebrate it
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2. EnnichiEnnichi (縁日; lit. "related day") is a day believed to hav... Read more
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Noun
1. marriage; marriage tie; love knot
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縁むすび 【えんむすび】
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No-adjective, Noun
1. out of sight; in the background; unnoticed; under the verandaIdiomatic expression
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Noun, Suru verb
1. separation; divorce; severing of connections
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Expression, Godan verb with ru ending
1. to sever relations (with somebody; esp. a relative or spouse); to break off (with)
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えん
Expression
1. inscrutable are the ways people are brought together; there is no telling how people are brought togetherProverb, See also 縁は異なもの味なもの
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Kanji — 1 found

7.508269419504926
15 strokes. JLPT N1. Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high.
affinity, relation, connection, edge, border, verge, brink
On: エン -ネン
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Sentences — 2 found

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    • こせき戸籍
    • じょう
    • えん
    • 切れて
    • せきじつ昔日
    • きずな
    • そのまま
    Our connection may be cut on paper but the bonds of old remain as they were. Tatoeba
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Names — 12 found

えん 【縁】
Female given name
1. En
えんかくじ 【縁覚寺】
Unclassified name
1. Enkakuji
えんかわ 【縁川】
Family or surname
1. Enkawa
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