Jisho

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Words — 161 found

Noun, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
1. polygamy; polygynyYojijukugo (four character compound)
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1. gidayū (type of reciting used in the puppet theater)Abbreviation, See also 義太夫節
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1. a wife should do her husband's biddingYojijukugo (four character compound)
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Noun, Suru verb
1. contrivance; bit of fiddling; little ingenuity
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2. bit more (e.g. food)
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1. (another's) husbandHonorific or respectful (sonkeigo) language
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Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Noun
1. profiting while others fightIdiomatic expression, See also 鷸蚌の争い
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漁夫の利 【ぎょほのり】漁父の利 【ぎょふのり】漁父の利 【ぎょほのり】
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いっさいせい 一夫多妻制
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1. polygyny
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2. PolygynyPolygyny is a form of marriage in which a man has two or ... Read more
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1. fireman; stoker
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1. Chinese scholar-bureaucrat; Chinese scholar-officialHistorical term
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2. Scholar-officialScholar-officials or Scholar-bureaucrats or Scholar-gentr... Read more
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Noun, used as a prefix, Noun, used as a suffix
1. maleSee also 雌 め
Noun, used as a prefix
2. manly; brave; heroicSee also 雄叫び
Noun, used as a prefix
3. larger (of the two); greaterSee also 雄滝
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4. manArchaism
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5. husbandArchaism
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6. O
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男 【お】夫 【お】牡 【お】
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1. a married woman's paramour; lover
Place
2. Mabu
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Noun, Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
1. hero; manly person; warriorsometimes じょうぶ
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丈夫 【ますらお】益荒男 【ますらお】
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1. high-ranking noh actorSee also 能太夫
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2. head of a school of noh performance
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3. high ranking courtesan (esp. in Yoshiwara) (Edo-period)
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4. jōruri narrator; manzai narratorSee also 浄瑠璃, See also 万歳 まんざい
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5. female role actor in kabukiSee also 女形
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6. low ranking priest in a Shinto shrineSee also 御師
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7. lord steward (formerly the fifth court rank)Only applies to 太夫
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大夫 【たゆう】
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