Words — 55 found

Godan verb with ku ending, intransitive verb
1. to sing (bird)
  • あの
  • かわいい
  • とり
  • くるひもくるひ来る日も来る日も
  • 鳴いて
  • ばかり
  • いた
  • That pretty bird did nothing but sing day after day.
2. to make sound (animal); to call; to cry; to chirp
  • カエル
  • 鳴いたら
  • かえ帰ろう
  • Let's return when the frog croaks.
3. to make a meld call (e.g. pung, kong)Mahjong term, Only applies to 鳴く
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啼く 【なく】
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Godan verb with ru ending, intransitive verb
1. to sound; to ring; to resound; to echo; to roar; to rumble
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Godan verb with su ending, Transitive verb
1. to ring; to sound; to chime; to beat; to snort (nose); to snap (fingers); to crack (joints)
2. to be popular; to be esteemed; to be reputed
3. to state; to insist; to complain
4. to fart (loudly)Archaism
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Noun, Suru verb
1. cry (esp. animal); roar; chirp; tweet; bark; whine; meowSee also 泣き声
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啼き声 【なきごえ】啼声 【なきごえ】鳴声 【なきごえ】
啼声: Irregular okurigana usage. 鳴声: Irregular okurigana usage.
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もの 物入
1. flourish of trumpets; fanfare
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鳴物入り 【なりものいり】
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Noun, No-adjective
1. syrinx (part of a bird); lower larynx
  • ちょうるい鳥類
  • はっせい発声
  • において
  • 真に
  • きょういてき驚異的な
  • てん
  • めいかん鳴管
  • ふた2つ
  • そくめん側面
  • どくりつ独立
  • して
  • うご動く
  • ことができる
  • いう
  • こと
  • である
  • The truly remarkable feature of sound production by birds is that the two sides of the syrinx can act independently.
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2. Syrinx (bird anatomy)2: tympanum, 3: first group of syringeal rings, 4: pessul... Read more
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Godan verb with su ending
1. to begin making a sound (ringing, singing, crying, etc.)
  • マイル
  • ある歩く
  • ある歩か
  • ないうちに
  • かみなり
  • なりだ鳴りだした
  • I had hardly walked a mile when it began to thunder.
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鳴りだす 【なりだす】
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Godan verb with ku ending, intransitive verb
1. to reverberate; to resound; to echo
2. to have one's fame spread; to be renowned
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鳴響く 【なりひびく】鳴りひびく 【なりひびく】
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1. strait with a roaring tidal ebb and flow; whirlpool; maelstromfrom 鳴門海峡
2. kamaboko with a spiral whirlpool-like patternAbbreviation, See also 鳴門巻き
3. cooking technique where ingredients are cut in a spiral patternFood term
4. Naruto; city in NE Tokushima prefOnly applies to 鳴門
5. Naruto StraitAbbreviation, Only applies to 鳴門, from 鳴門海峡
6. Naruto wakameAbbreviation, Only applies to 鳴門, See also 鳴門若布 なるとわかめ
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7. Naruto (toshiyori)Naruto is a toshiyori (an elder of the Japan Sumo Associa... Read more
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鳴戸 【なると】
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1. singing sand (which produces sound when stepped on); whistling sand; squeaking sand; barking sand
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2. Singing sandSinging sand, whistling sand or barking sand is sand that... Read more
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鳴砂 【なきすな】鳴砂 【なりすな】
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1. kamaboko with a spiral whirlpool-like patternFood term, See also 蒲鉾 かまぼこ
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2. NarutomakiNarutomaki or naruto is a type of kamaboko, or cured fish... Read more
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鳴門巻き 【なるとまき】
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1. large brown cicada (Graptopsaltria nigrofuscata); aburazemiUsually written using kana alone
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2. Graptopsaltria nigrofuscataThe large brown cicada is a species of cicada in the genu... Read more
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鳴蜩 【あぶらぜみ】アブラゼミ
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1. pika (rabbit-like animal of family Ochotonidae)Usually written using kana alone
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2. PikaThe pika is a small mammal, with short limbs, rounded ear... Read more
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鳴兎 【なきうさぎ】ナキウサギ
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1. vocal sac (on frog)
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2. Vocal sacThe vocal sac is the flexible membrane of skin possessed ... Read more
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Expression, Ichidan verb
1. to quieten down; to fall silent
2. to lay low; to keep a low profile
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鳴りを潜める 【なりをひそめる】鳴りをひそめる 【なりをひそめる】
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1. thunderArchaism
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鳴る神 【なるかみ】雷 【なるかみ】
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1. sounding continuously (phone, alarm, etc.)Usually written using kana alone
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鳴りっ放し 【なりっぱなし】
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Godan verb with ru ending
1. to chirp or buzz constantly (usu. insects or birds)
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鳴きしきる 【なきしきる】
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Kanji — 1 found

14 strokes. JLPT N3. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2.
chirp, cry, bark, sound, ring, echo, honk
On: メイ
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Sentences — 238 found

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    • そのあいだその間
    • ずっと
    • じいさん
    • 言った
    • こと
    • メロン
    • まわ周り
    • とびまわ飛び回る
    • はおと羽音
    • のように
    • あたま
    • なか
    • ぶんぶんと
    • 鳴っていました
    All that time the things granddad had said, like the sound of flies flying round a melon, buzzed in my head. Tatoeba
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Names — 289 found

なる 【鳴】
Family or surname
1. Naru
ひびき 【鳴】
Female given name
1. Hibiki
みん 【鳴】
Unclassified name
1. Min
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