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Words — 13 found

Noun, Suru verb, Intransitive verb
1. laying the groundwork; behind-the-scenes maneuvering; consensus-building process
Noun, Suru verb, Intransitive verb
2. digging around the roots of a tree (before transplanting)
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1. pounding down earth around the roots of a tree
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2. adding short branches of flowers to the base of an arrangement in ikebana
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1. roots of herbs and barks of trees used in Chinese medicineYojijukugo (four character compound)
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草根木皮 【そうこんぼくひ】
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1. day of the Rat (esp. the first day of the Rat in the New Year)
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2. collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the rootsAbbreviation, Archaism, See also 子の日の遊び
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3. pine shoot pulled out by the rootsArchaism, See also 子の日の松
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子の日 【ねのび】
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もと
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Nidan verb (upper class) with tsu ending (archaic)
1. all returns to dust; the fruit of the tree falls to the rootsProverb
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1. base (of a plant, tree, pillar, etc.); (part near the) root; roots (of one's hair)
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2. root (e.g. of a problem); source
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根本 【ねもと】
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1. root (of a plant)
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2. stump (of a tree)
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3. root (of a problem, etc.); base; foundation; origin; source
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4. Nekko
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根っ子 【ねっこ】
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1. collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first day of the Rat of the New Year)Rare, See also 子の日の遊び
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子忌 【ねいみ】
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あそ
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Noun
1. ne-no-hi-no-asobi; collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first day of the Rat of the New Year)
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1. collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first day of the Rat in the New Year)See also 子の日の遊び
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1. origin; sourceusu. 元
  • けんせい憲政
  • きき危機
  • はじ始まった
  • このような
  • じょうきょう状況
  • もと
  • であった
  • It was under these circumstances that the constitutional crisis began.
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2. base; basis; foundation; rootesp. 基
  • この
  • システム
  • もと
  • せいと生徒
  • こうたい交替
  • おし教え
  • あい
  • おたがお互いに
  • たすけあ助け合わ
  • なければなりません
  • The basis of this system is that the students must take turns in teaching, they have to help each other.
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3. causealso 因, 原
  • その
  • じむいん事務員
  • かろう過労
  • もと
  • 死んだ
  • The clerk died from overwork.
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4. ingredient; material; base; mix; stockesp. 素
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5. (someone's) side; (someone's) locationOnly applies to 元
  • かれ
  • なぜ
  • つま
  • かれ彼の
  • もと
  • 去った
  • わからなかった
  • He had no idea why his wife left him.
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6. original cost (or capital, principal, etc.)
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7. (plant) root; (tree) trunk
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8. first section of a wakaSee also 和歌
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9. counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry)Only applies to 本
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10. handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.); grip
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本 【もと】素 【もと】基 【もと】
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Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Godan verb with ru ending
1. to spread its roots (of a tree, etc.)
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2. to take root (of an ideology, etc.)Idiomatic expression
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3. to put down roots; to settle down (in a place)Idiomatic expression
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根をはる 【ねをはる】
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1. base (of a plant or tree); (part near the) roots
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