Words — 75 found

1. back; spine
  • もたれ
  • かけて
  • 待っていた
  • Jane was waiting with her back against the tree.
2. reverse; rear side
  • かれ
  • かべ
  • 向けて
  • 立っていた
  • He stood with his back to the wall.
3. height; stature
  • ジャック
  • おな同じくらい
  • Tom is as tall as Jack.
4. ridge (of a mountain)
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脊 【せ】
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1. height; statureSee also 背 せ
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脊 【せい】
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1. business suitperhaps from "civil clothes" or "Savile Row"
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脊広 【せびろ】セビロ
背広: Ateji (phonetic) reading. 脊広: Ateji (phonetic) reading.
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Godan verb with u ending, Transitive verb
1. to carry on one's back
2. to be burdened with; to take responsibility for
3. to have (something) in the background; to be in front (of something)
Godan verb with u ending, intransitive verb
4. to be conceited; to think highly of oneselfOnly applies to しょう, See also しょってる, in the form しょってる
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背負う 【しょう】脊負う 【せおう】脊負う 【しょう】
脊負う: Irregular kanji usage. 脊負う: Irregular kanji usage.
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1. backstroke (swim.)
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1. number on back of player's shirt; uniform number; shirt number
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2. Number (sports)In team sports, the number, often referred to as the unif... Read more
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1. spine; line of the backbone
  • それ
  • 見て
  • うれしくて
  • せすじ背筋
  • ぞくぞく
  • した
  • The sight sent chills of delight up my spine.
2. seam down the back (of clothing)
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Noun, No-adjective
1. spine; backbone; spinal column
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脊骨 【せぼね】背ぼね 【せぼね】
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Noun, Suru verb
1. standing on tiptoe and stretching one's back to make oneself taller; stretching oneself
2. overreaching oneself; overstretching oneself; trying to do something beyond one's ability; pushing to the limit
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背のび 【せのび】背延び 【せのび】
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Expression, I-adjective
1. tall (of a person)See also 背の高い, Antonym: 背が低い
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背がたかい 【せがたかい】せが高い 【せがたかい】
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Expression, I-adjective
1. tall (of a person)See also 背が高い
  • きみ
  • せのたか背の高い
  • おとこのこ男の子
  • いる
  • 見た
  • I saw you with a tall boy.
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Expression, I-adjective
1. short (of a person)See also 背が低い
  • かれ
  • その
  • ふたり二人
  • しょうねん少年
  • うちの
  • せのひく背の低い
  • ほう
  • He is the shorter of the two boys.
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Expression, Ichidan verb
1. to pretend not to see; to turn one's back on
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すじ 背筋
Expression, Godan verb with su ending
1. to straighten up one's back (e.g. stand up straight, sit up straight); to hold one's head high
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Expression, Godan verb with tsu ending
1. to have one's feet reach the bottom (e.g. when standing in water)
  • そこ
  • とても
  • ふか深くて
  • わたし
  • には
  • せがた背がたたなかった
  • The water there was so deep that I could not touch bottom.
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Kanji — 1 found

9 strokes. JLPT N3. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6.
stature, height, back, behind, disobey, defy, go back on, rebel
On: ハイ
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Sentences — 286 found

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    • わたし
    • ほど
    • せがたか背が高くない
    Keiko isn't as tall as I. Tatoeba
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Names — 53 found

せあし 【背足】
Family or surname
1. Seashi
せあぶりこうげん 【背あぶり高原】
Unclassified name
1. Seaburikougen
せいた 【背板】
Family or surname
1. Seita
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