1. house of parliament (congress, diet, etc.)See also 下院 かいん
2. graduate school; postgraduate school
4. sub-temple; minor temple building; temple; cloisterBuddhist term
5. imperial palaceHonorific or respectful (sonkeigo)
6. title bestowed on empresses, princesses, etc.Honorific or respectful (sonkeigo), Archaism, See also 女院 にょういん
7. former (esp. of emperors, daimyos, etc.); late
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