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Noun, Suru verb, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
1. absence; being away from home
Noun, Suru verb
2. house-sitting; house-sitter
  • かのじょ彼女
  • るす留守
  • たの頼んで
  • がいしゅつ外出
  • しました
I went on the trip, leaving the house in her care.
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3. being left unattended to (of one's studies, etc.); neglectingusu. as お留守になる
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留主 【るす】
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Noun
1. staple food
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2. Staple foodA staple food is one that is eaten regularly and in such ... Read more
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    日本では多くの
  • ひと
  • はくまい白米
  • を主食としているが、その消費量は
  • せんきゅうひゃくろくじゅうにねん1962年
  • をピークに
  • ねんねん年々
  • 減少している。
Although white rice is a staple food for many people in Japan, its consumption has been declining year by year since its peak in 1962.
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1. protagonist; main character; hero; heroine
Noun
2. head (of a household); proprietor (of a store)Honorific or respectful (sonkeigo) language, See also 主人
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3. ProtagonistA protagonist (from the Greek πρωταγωνιστής protagonistes... Read more
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    小説を書くときは、まず
  • しゅじんこう主人公
  • をどのような
  • じんぶつ人物
  • に設定するかが
  • かんじん肝心
  • だ。
When writing a novel, it is vital to first determine the character of the protagonist.
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1. monarch; sovereign; ruler; liege (lord)
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2. MonarchA monarch is the person who leads a monarchy. This is a f... Read more
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1. main constituent; core; nucleus
Noun
2. subjectPhilosophy, See also 客体, See also 主観
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3. Subject
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1. landowner; landlord; landlady
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2. LandlordA landlord is the owner of a house, apartment, condominiu... Read more
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1. sovereignty; supremacy; dominion
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2. SovereigntySovereignty is the quality of having supreme, independent... Read more
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主權 【しゅけん】
Notes
主權: Out-dated kanji or kanji usage.
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Noun
1. your husband; her husbandHonorific or respectful (sonkeigo) language, See also 主人
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御主人 【ごしゅじん】
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Noun
1. subjectGrammar
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2. Subject (grammar)The subject (abbreviated SUB or SU) is one of the two mai... Read more
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Noun, Suru verb, Transitive verb
1. claim; insistence; assertion; advocacy; emphasis; contention; opinion; tenet
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    自分の意見をはっきり主張することが
  • にがて苦手な
  • 日本人は多いと言われてきたが、時代の流れとともに、
  • どうどう堂々と
  • 意見を主張するタイプの
  • ひと
  • も見られるようになってきた。
When trying to persuade someone, it is important to listen to the other person’s points, rather than just proffering your own points alone.
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Na-adjective (keiyodoshi), Noun
1. chief; main; principal; major
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    日本における主要な公共政策の課題の
  • ひと1つ
  • として、少子高齢化対策が挙げられる。
One of the major public policy challenges in Japan is to consider measures addressing the declining birthrate and increasingly aging population.
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Noun
1. doctrine; rule; principle; -ism
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    社内には成果主義を望む
  • わかてしゃいん若手社員
  • からの声もあるが、
  • そうぎょうじ創業時
  • から会社を
  • ささ支えて
  • きた
  • こさんしゃいん古参社員
  • のことも考え、社長は
  • とうめん当面
  • ねんこうじょれつ年功序列
  • を基本に
  • じんじせいど人事制度
  • いじ維持
  • する考えだ。
Although younger employees desire a performance-based pay system, the president intends to maintain a personnel system based on seniority for the time being, rewarding those longtime employees who have supported the company since it was founded.
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Noun
1. housewife; mistress (of the house); homemaker
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  • いちだい1台
  • で炊飯、蒸し料理、煮込み料理、炒め物、発酵調理までができる
  • でんきあつりょくなべ電気圧力鍋
  • が忙しい
  • しゅふ主婦
  • に高い評価を得ている。自動の調理メニューが内蔵されており、調理に
  • てま手間
  • がかからないとのことだ。
Electric pressure cookers that can cook rice, steam, stew, stir-fry, and even ferment food in a single unit are highly rated by busy housewives. With the automatic cooking menus programmed into the cooker, they say, cooking is hassle-free.
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1. landlord; landladyOnly applies to やぬし, Only applies to いえぬし
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2. house owner; home owner; head of the household
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家主 【いえぬし】家主 【いえあるじ】
Notes
いえあるじ: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage.
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  • いま
  • 住んでいる
  • ちんたい賃貸
  • アパートは、退去する際は
  • ひとつきまえひと月前
  • までに
  • やぬし家主
  • に連絡しなければならないことになっている。 
The rules of the apartment I am currently living in require me to notify the landlord at least one month in advance of moving out.
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Noun, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
1. leading part; leading actor; leading actress
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    小学校の
  • がくげいかい学芸会
  • げき
  • しゅやく主役
  • を演じることになった子どもは、
  • ほんばん本番
  • まで毎日せりふの練習をしていた。
A child who took the leading role in a play at an elementary school arts festival practiced her lines every day until the day of her performance.
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Noun
1. subject; theme; motif
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    読書が好きな
  • むすめ
  • ひごろ日頃
  • から
  • さまざま様々な
  • 小説を読んでいるので、国語の
  • どっかいもんだい読解問題
  • で、小説の
  • しゅだい主題
  • 、つまり作者が作品を
  • とお通して
  • 伝えたいことは
  • なに何か
  • 問う
  • 問題は、そんなに難しくないそうだ。
According to my daughter, who loves to read and regularly devours a variety of novels, the Japanese reading comprehension questions that ask about the theme of a novel, or what the author is trying to convey, are not that difficult for her.
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Noun
1. meaning; point (e.g. of a statement); gist; effect
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2. goal; intent; object; aim; pointOnly applies to 趣旨
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主旨 【しゅし】
Jreibun
    学会発表の
  • あと
  • しつぎおうとう質疑応答
  • で、
  • しつもんしゃ質問者
  • からの
  • しつもん質問
  • しゅし主旨
  • がよくわからず
  • へんとう返答
  • こま困った
During the question-and-answer session after the conference presentation, I had trouble answering questions from a member of the audience because I did not understand the purpose and intent of the questions.
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Noun
1. person in charge; senior staff; manager; chief; head
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    会社で
  • しょぞくぶしょ所属部署
  • しゅにん主任
  • になった
  • しゅじん主人
  • は仕事が増え、以前より忙しそうだ。
My husband, who became the head of his department at his company, has more work and seems busier than before.
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Noun
1. head; leader; topesp. 首脳
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2. important partArchaic, esp. 主脳
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主脳 【しゅのう】
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  • にせんじゅうろくねん2016年
  • みえけん三重県
  • いせしま伊勢志摩
  • だいよんじゅうにかい第42回
  • しゅようこくしゅのうかいぎ主要国首脳会議
  • かいさい開催
  • された。
The 42nd Summit of the Major Industrialized Nations or G7 was held in Ise-Shima in Mie Prefecture of Japan in 2016.
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Noun, Suru verb, Intransitive verb
1. starring (in a film, play, etc.); playing the leading part
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  • いま今や
  • ドラマや映画に
  • ひっぱ引っ張りだこ
  • で、
  • かずかず数々
  • の作品の主演を
  • つと務める
  • 俳優が、かつて
  • じゅうねんいじょう10年以上
  • したづみじだい下積み時代
  • があったと知って驚いた。
I was surprised to learn that the actor who is now sought after for leading roles in dramas and movies and has starred in numerous productions formerly spent over 10 years struggling to establish himself in his early career.
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Kanji — 1 found

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5 strokes. JLPT N4. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3.
lord, chief, master, main thing, principal
Kun: ぬし おも あるじ
On: シュ シュウ
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