Jisho

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Words — 861 found

Noun
1. dhyana (profound meditation)Buddhism, Abbreviation, See also 禅那 ぜんな
Noun
2. Zen (Buddhism)Abbreviation, See also 禅宗
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Other forms
禪 【ぜん】
Notes
禪: Out-dated kanji or kanji usage.
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  • ぜん
  • の思想に触れたくて
  • ぜんでら禅寺
  • 泊まった
I stayed at a Zen temple hoping to get a taste of Zen philosophy.
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Noun, used as a prefix
1. last (i.e. immediately preceding); previous; ex-; former
    田中
  • ぜん
  • がいしょう外相
  • こうてつ更迭
  • つづ続く
  • せいじ政治
  • こんらん混乱
  • その
  • しょうちょう象徴
  • である
The dismissal of foreign minister Tanaka is symbolic of the continuing political turmoil.
Noun, used as a prefix
2. pre- (e.g. premodern)before the name of an era
Noun, used as a suffix
3. beforeafter a noun
Noun, Adverb (fukushi)
4. before; earlierDated term, See also 前 まえ
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Noun
1. good; goodness; right; virtueAntonym: 悪 あく
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  • おさな幼い
  • 子ども
  • ごにん5人
  • が殺害された事件の裁判で、弁護側は「
  • はんこうじ犯行時
  • ひこく被告
  • には
  • ぜんあく善悪
  • の判断ができない状態だった」と主張した。
In the trial for the murder of five young children, the defense argued that the defendant was incapable of distinguishing right from wrong at the time of the crime.
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Prefix
1. all; whole; entire; complete; total; pan-
  • ぜん
  • しんぶん新聞
  • その
  • じけん事件
  • おお大きく
  • とりあ取り上げた
All the papers featured the case.
Noun
2. complete (set); in totalbefore a number of volumes
  • その
  • じしょ辞書
  • ぜん
  • かん
  • です
The dictionary comes in two volumes.
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Noun
1. small dining table (usu. for a single person); serving tray (with legs)
Noun
2. meal; food; servingSee also 御膳
Counter
3. counter for bowlfuls of rice
Counter
4. counter for pairs of chopsticks
Jreibun
  • からだ
  • の疲れを
  • いや癒したくて
  • しゅうまつ週末
  • おんせんりょこう温泉旅行
  • に出かけた。のんびり
  • おんせん温泉
  • 浸かって
  • から
  • へや部屋
  • に戻ると、
  • りょかん旅館
  • なかい仲居さん
  • が料理を
  • 載せた
  • 夕食の
  • おぜんお膳
  • を運んできた。
  • いたれりつ至れり尽くせり
  • のサービスでのんびりできた。
I went on a weekend trip to a hot spring to relieve my body’s fatigue. When I returned to my room after a relaxing soak in the hot spring, one of the inn’s room attendants brought me an array of foods on a tray for dinner. Because of their excellent service, I was able to unwind completely.
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Noun, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no', Adverb (fukushi)
1. all; entire; whole; altogether
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Noun
1. condition; assumption; prerequisite; hypothesis
  • その
  • ぜんてい前提
  • だとう妥当
  • かどうか
  • よく
  • かんが考える
  • べき
You ought to think over whether the premise is valid or not.
Noun
2. intention; intent; aim; goal
  • わたし私たち
  • けっこん結婚
  • ぜんてい前提
  • として
  • こうさい交際
  • しています
We are dating with a view to marriage.
Noun
3. premiseLogic
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4. PresuppositionIn the branch of linguistics known as pragmatics, a presu... Read more
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Adverb (fukushi)
1. (not) at all; (not) in the slightestwith neg. sentence
  • なが長い
  • いちにち1日
  • だった
  • ので
  • つか疲れ
  • でしょう
  • 」「
  • いいえ
  • ぜんぜん全然
"You must be tired after a long day." "No, not in the least."
Adverb (fukushi)
2. wholly; entirely; completely; totallyneg. context, e.g. 全然反対
  • あなた
  • さくぶん作文
  • ぜんぜん全然
  • だめ
  • いう
  • わけではない
Your composition is not altogether bad.
Adverb (fukushi)
3. extremely; veryColloquial, pos. context, e.g. 全然いいよ
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Noun, Adverb (fukushi)
1. all members; all hands; everyone; everybody; whole crew
Other forms
全員 【ぜいいん】
Notes
ぜいいん: Irregular kana usage.
Jreibun
    もっと経済的に豊かな生活がしたいので、家族全員で外国に移住することにした。
Wanting to live a more economically prosperous life, the whole family decided to move to a foreign country.
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Noun, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no', Adverb (fukushi)
1. whole; entirety
Adverb (fukushi)
2. to begin with; in the first place
Adverb (fukushi)
3. ... the heck (e.g. "what the heck?"); ... in the world (e.g. "why in the world?"); ... on earth (e.g. "who on earth?")See also 一体全体 いったいぜんたい
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Noun, Suru verb, Intransitive verb
1. advance; moving forward; progressAntonym: 後進, Antonym: 後退
Jreibun
    何があろうと
  • つね常に
  • 前進を続け、成長していきたい。
No matter what happens, I always want to keep moving forward and continue growing.
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Noun
1. the former; the firstSee also 後者
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Noun
1. the whole country
Jreibun
  • きんじょ近所
  • わがしや和菓子屋
  • は、テレビ番組で地域の
  • めいてん名店
  • として紹介された
  • とたん途端
  • ぜんこくかくち全国各地
  • から注文が
  • さっとう殺到し
  • うれ嬉しい
  • ひめい悲鳴
  • を上げている。
As soon as it was featured as a renowned local shop on a TV program, the neighborhood Japanese sweets shop has been inundated with orders from all over Japan and they are more busy than happy.
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Noun, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
1. whole (body); full-length (e.g. portrait)
Noun or verb acting prenominally
2. systemicSee also 全身性
Jreibun
    生まれて初めて国際的なシンポジウムで発表し、よほど緊張していたのか、終わった
  • とたん途端
  • に安心して全身の
  • ちから
  • が抜けた。
Giving a presentation at an international symposium for the first time in my life made me very nervous. As soon as it was over, I felt at ease and tension left my body immediately.
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Noun
1. front and rear; front and back; before and behind; back and forth
  • かれ
  • くび
  • ぜんご前後
  • 振りました
He shook his head back and forth.
Noun
2. before and after
Noun, used as a suffix, Noun, Adverb (fukushi)
3. around; about; approximatelyafter a quantity, age, time, etc.
  • にほん日本
  • ODA
  • へんさい返済
  • きかん期間
  • 30
  • ねん
  • りりつ利率
  • 2%
  • ぜんご前後
  • という
  • じょうけん条件
  • ゆる緩い
  • えんしゃっかん円借款
  • だいぶぶん大部分
  • 占める
Japan's ODA largely consists of concessionary yen credit repayable in 30 years, carrying an interest rate of 2% or so.
Noun
4. order; context
  • とうちほう倒置法
  • ことば言葉
  • ぜんご前後
  • いれか入れ替える
  • こと
  • により
  • ぶんしょう文章
  • きょうちょう強調
  • する
  • こうか効果
  • あります
Anastrophe, by switching around words, has the effect of emphasizing text.
Noun
5. consequences
Noun
6. just when; around the time of
Noun, Suru verb
7. inversion; reversion; getting out of order
Noun, Suru verb, Intransitive verb
8. co-occurring; happening at the same timeas 前後して
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Noun, Noun, used as a suffix
1. complete works; complete collection; complete series
Jreibun
    図書館にあった
  • せかいぶんがくぜんしゅう世界文学全集
  • いちねん1年
  • かけて
  • どくは読破
  • した。
I spent a year reading the complete series of world literature in the library.
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Noun
1. (the) whole
Noun, used as a suffix
2. as a whole; in general; at largeafter a noun
  • その
  • こと
  • にんげん人間
  • ぜんぱん全般
  • 言える
That can be said of mankind at large.
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Noun
1. future; prospects; outlook
  • きみ
  • には
  • ぜんと前途
  • ある
Life lies in front of you.
Noun
2. journey ahead; distance yet to cover
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Kanji — 53 found

0.15702809785176838
9 strokes. JLPT N5. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2.
in front, before
Kun: まえ -まえ
On: ゼン
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0.32714187052451743
6 strokes. JLPT N3. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3.
whole, entire, all, complete, fulfill
On: ゼン
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2.33215804587256
12 strokes. JLPT N3. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4.
sort of thing, so, if so, in that case, well
On: ゼン ネン
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4.396786739849515
14 strokes. JLPT N1. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6.
coin, .01 yen, money
Kun: ぜに すき
On: セン ゼン
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Sentences — 1498 found

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    • おおゆき大雪
    • のため交通機関がストップし、そのため大学の
    • ぜん
    • こうぎ講義
    • きゅうこう休講
    • になった。
    Due to heavy snow, transportation services were suspended; therefore, all the classes at our university were cancelled. Jreibun
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