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Detective Conan Vol. 6 (episodes 540 to 567)

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Vocab for episodes 540 to 567 of the animated series ‘Detective Conan’. This is volume 6/15. Vocab already listed in past volumes is not included. Check out the ‘Most Common Vocab’ set (vol 0) for a list of the most common terms throughout the series.



805 entriesCreated by Public Domain — Last modified: 1928-11-03 00:00:00
くらい① approximately, about, around, or so ② to (about) the extent that, (almost) enough that, so ... that ..., at least ③ as ... as ..., like
天気 【てんき】① weather, the elements ② fair weather, fine weather
来年 【らいねん】next year
九 【きゅう】nine
indicates direction or goal (e.g. "to")
山 【さん】Mt (suffix used with the names of mountains), Mount
牛肉 【ぎゅうにく】beef
春 【はる】① spring, springtime ② new year ③ prime (of one's life, etc.) ④ adolescence, puberty ⑤ sexuality
冬 【ふゆ】winter
勤める 【つとめる】① to work (for), to be employed (at), to serve (in) ② to serve (as), to act (as), to fill (the position of), to play the role (of) ③ to conduct a religious service
黄色 【きいろ】yellow, amber
便利 【べんり】convenient, handy, useful
叔父 【おじ】uncle (younger than one's parent)
小鳥 【ことり】① small bird, songbird ② birdie, dickeybird, dickybird
行く 【ゆく】① to go ② to proceed, to take place ③ to die, to pass away ④ to continue
お湯 【おゆ】① hot water ② hot bath
人形 【にんぎょう】doll, puppet, figure
湯 【ゆ】① hot water ② hot bath, hot spring
役に立つ 【やくにたつ】to be helpful, to be useful
課長 【かちょう】section manager, section chief
技術 【ぎじゅつ】art, craft, technique, technology, engineering, skill
柔道 【じゅうどう】judo
法律 【ほうりつ】law
押し入れ 【おしいれ】closet
値段 【ねだん】price, cost
噛む 【かむ】① to bite, to chew, to gnaw ② to fumble or falter with one's words
飾る 【かざる】to decorate, to ornament, to adorn
がっかりfeel disappointed, dejected, lose heart, feel emotionally drained, feel let down
きつい① intense, severe, hard ② determined, forceful, formidable ③ strong ④ tight, close
生える 【はえる】① to grow, to spring up ② to cut (teeth)
大して 【たいして】(not so) much, (not) very
半ば 【なかば】middle, half, semi, halfway, partly
本来 【ほんらい】① originally, primarily ② essentially, naturally, by nature, in (and of) itself ③ proper, legal
見つめる 【みつめる】to stare at, to gaze at, to look hard at, to watch intently, to fix one's eyes on
ばったりwith a clash (thud), with a bang, plump, flop, suddenly, abruptly, unexpectedly
小屋 【こや】hut, cabin, shed, (animal) pen
早く 【はやく】① early, soon ② quickly, swiftly, rapidly, fast
大使 【たいし】ambassador
特急 【とっきゅう】① limited express (train, faster than an express) ② great hurry
不安 【ふあん】anxiety, uneasiness, insecurity, suspense
一言 【ひとこと】single word
区別 【くべつ】distinction, differentiation, classification
幸福 【こうふく】happiness, blessedness
取り上げる 【とりあげる】① to take up, to pick up ② to accept, to adopt, to listen to ③ to disqualify, to confiscate, to deprive ④ to adopt (child)
商売 【しょうばい】trade, business, commerce, transaction, occupation
常に 【つねに】always, constantly
知能 【ちのう】intelligence, brains
地区 【ちく】district, section, sector
等しい 【ひとしい】equal, similar, like, equivalent
配る 【くばる】to distribute, to deliver, to deal (cards)
悲しむ 【かなしむ】to be sad, to mourn for, to regret
費用 【ひよう】cost, expense
物音 【ものおと】sounds
望む 【のぞむ】to desire, to wish for, to see, to command (a view of)
迷子 【まいご】lost (stray) child
油 【あぶら】oil
列車 【れっしゃ】train (ordinary)
商人 【しょうにん】trader, shopkeeper, merchant
幸運 【こううん】good luck, fortune
泳ぎ 【およぎ】swimming
打付ける 【ぶつける】to knock, to run into, to nail on, to strike hard, to hit and attack, to try (an idea) on someone
以降 【いこう】on and after, as from, hereafter, thereafter, since
演劇 【えんげき】play (theatrical)
給料 【きゅうりょう】salary, wages
訓練 【くんれん】practice, practise, training
迎え 【むかえ】meeting, greeting, welcome
建設 【けんせつ】construction, establishment
見解 【けんかい】opinion, point of view
賢い 【かしこい】wise, clever, smart
現象 【げんしょう】phenomenon
互い 【たがい】mutual, reciprocal
光景 【こうけい】scene, spectacle
困難 【こんなん】difficulty, distress
資料 【しりょう】materials, data, document
主婦 【しゅふ】housewife, mistress (of the house), homemaker
責める 【せめる】to condemn, to blame, to criticize, to criticise
仲直り 【なかなおり】reconciliation, make peace with
怒鳴る 【どなる】to shout, to yell
配達 【はいたつ】delivery, distribution
否定 【ひてい】① negation, denial, repudiation ② NOT operation
皮膚 【ひふ】skin
必ずしも 【かならずしも】(not) always, (not) necessarily, (not) all, (not) entirely
夫人 【ふじん】wife, Mrs, madam
浮かぶ 【うかぶ】① to float, to be suspended ② to rise to surface ③ to come to mind, to have inspiration
越える 【こえる】① to cross over, to cross, to pass through, to pass over (out of) ② to exceed
手続き 【てつづき】procedure, (legal) process, formalities
労働 【ろうどう】① manual labor, manual labour, toil, work ② Labour Party
悔やむ 【くやむ】① to mourn, to lament ② to be sorry, to regret, to repent
器用 【きよう】skillful, handy
基本 【きほん】foundation, basis, standard
金融 【きんゆう】financing, credit transacting, loaning of money, circulation of money
検討 【けんとう】consideration, examination, investigation, study, scrutiny, discussion
衝突 【しょうとつ】collision, conflict
慎重 【しんちょう】discretion, prudence, caution, care
製造 【せいぞう】manufacture, production
絶滅 【ぜつめつ】destruction, extinction
通訳 【つうやく】interpretation (i.e. oral translation)
徹底 【てってい】thoroughness, completeness, consistency
同僚 【どうりょう】coworker, colleague, associate
反抗 【はんこう】opposition, resistance, insubordination, defiance, hostility, rebellion
塀 【へい】wall, fence
雷 【かみなり】thunder
砂漠 【さばく】desert
釘 【くぎ】nail (i.e. small metal spike)
儲ける 【もうける】to get, to earn, to gain, to have (bear, beget) a child
囁く 【ささやく】to whisper, to murmur
詫びる 【わびる】to apologize, to apologise
うろうろloiteringly, aimless wandering
下車 【げしゃ】alighting (from train, bus, etc.), getting off
何分 【なにぶん】anyway, please
上り 【のぼり】① ascent, climbing, ascending (path), climb ② up-train (e.g. going to Tokyo) ③ northward (towards Tokyo)
大気 【たいき】atmosphere
しばしばblinking repeatedly
金魚 【きんぎょ】goldfish
使い 【つかい】errand, message, messenger, bearer, use, usage, trainer, tamer, mission, familiar spirit, going as envoy
中古 【ちゅうこ】① used, second-hand, old ② Middle Ages
田んぼ 【たんぼ】paddy field, farm
方々 【かたがた】① they (of people), gentlemen (of the ...) ② you (usu. plural) ③ various
着々 【ちゃくちゃく】steadily
長引く 【ながびく】to be prolonged, to drag on
館 【かん】house, hall, building
茶色い 【ちゃいろい】light brown, tawny
業 【ぎょう】① work, business ② study
お参り 【おまいり】worship, shrine visit
音読み 【おんよみ】on (Chinese) reading of kanji
角度 【かくど】angle
強化 【きょうか】strengthen, intensify, reinforce, solidify, enhancement
曲げる 【まげる】to bend, to crook, to lean, to yield (a point), to depart (from a principle)
苦情 【くじょう】complaint, troubles, objection, grievance
四角い 【しかくい】square, rectangular
手首 【てくび】wrist
終点 【しゅうてん】terminus, last stop (e.g. train)
深まる 【ふかまる】to deepen, to heighten, to intensify
直角 【ちょっかく】right angle, perpendicular
鉄橋 【てっきょう】railway bridge, iron bridge
当番 【とうばん】being on duty
発想 【はっそう】expression (e.g. in music), idea, conception
飛行 【ひこう】aviation
平野 【へいや】plain, open field
録音 【ろくおん】(audio) recording
中指 【なかゆび】middle finger
官庁 【かんちょう】government office, authorities
姓 【せい】① surname, family name ② hereditary title (used in ancient Japan to denote rank and political standing)
泉 【いずみ】spring, fountain
突く 【つく】① to prick, to stab ② to poke, to prod, to push, to thrust, to nudge, to hit, to strike ③ to use (a cane), to prop oneself up with, to press against (the floor, etc.) ④ to attack ⑤ to brave (the rain, etc.)
反省 【はんせい】reflection, reconsideration, introspection, meditation, contemplation
不可 【ふか】wrong, bad, improper, unjustifiable, inadvisable
文芸 【ぶんげい】literature, art and literature, belles-lettres
利害 【りがい】advantages and disadvantages, interest
共同 【きょうどう】doing together (as equals), sharing, common (land, etc.), joint (statement, etc.), cooperation, co-operation, collaboration, association
割引 【わりびき】discount, reduction, rebate, tenths discounted
巻 【かん】volume (of book), reel (of film)
どう致しまして 【どういたしまして】you are welcome, don't mention it, not at all, my pleasure
為す 【なす】to do, to perform
過剰 【かじょう】excess, over-
楽器 【がっき】musical instrument
公衆 【こうしゅう】the public, general public
催促 【さいそく】request, demand, claim, urge (action), press for
災難 【さいなん】calamity, misfortune, disaster
振り 【ふり】① pretence (pretense), show ② appearance, behaviour ③ swing, swinging ④ lacking a reservation or introduction (at a restaurant, etc.) ⑤ unsewn part of a hanging sleeve on a traditional Japanese woman's garment
整備 【せいび】maintenance, servicing, outfitting
扇子 【せんす】folding fan
太鼓 【たいこ】drum
濁る 【にごる】to become muddy, to get impure
彫刻 【ちょうこく】carving, engraving, sculpture
峠 【とうげ】ridge, (mountain) pass, difficult part
浴槽 【よくそう】bathtub
整う 【ととのう】to be prepared, to be in order, to be put in order, to be arranged
やむを得ない 【やむをえない】cannot be helped, unavoidable
飴 【あめ】(hard) candy, toffee
みっともないshameful, indecent
すなわちthat is, namely, i.e.
つぶれる① to be smashed ② to become useless, to cease functioning ③ to go bankrupt
吊る 【つる】to hang, to suspend (something from something), to be hanged (by the neck)
撫でる 【なでる】to brush gently, to stroke, to caress
もたらすto bring, to take, to bring about
躓く 【つまずく】① to stumble, to trip ② to fail
きっかけchance, start, cue, excuse, motive, impetus, occasion
きっちり① punctually, on the dot, precisely ② closely, tightly, (fits) like a glove ③ without fail
とんだ① unthinkable, unimaginable, inconceivable, unexpected ② terrible, awful, serious
読者 【どくしゃ】reader
一部 【いちぶ】① one part, one portion, one section, some ② one copy (e.g. of a document)
苦しめる 【くるしめる】to torment, to harass, to inflict pain
商 【しょう】① quotient ② dealing, dealer, store ③ second degree (of the Japanese & Chinese pentatonic scale) ④ Shang (dynasty of China)
殿 【しんがり】① rear, rear unit guard ② anchor (man)
意図 【いと】intention, aim, design
異動 【いどう】change
閲覧 【えつらん】① inspection, reading ② browsing (the WWW, internet), web browsing
縁 【えん】① fate, destiny (esp. as a mysterious force that binds two people together) ② relationship (e.g. between two people), bond, link, connection ③ family ties, affinity ④ opportunity, chance (to meet someone and start a relationship) ⑤ pratyaya (indirect conditions, as opposed to direct causes) ⑥ narrow open-air veranda
架かる 【かかる】to span, to bridge, to cross, to straddle
過ち 【あやまち】fault, error, indiscretion, faux pas
霞む 【かすむ】① to grow hazy, to be misty ② to be overshadowed
我 【われ】① I, me ② oneself
会見 【かいけん】interview, audience
角 【つの】horn
叶う 【かなう】to come true (wish)
感触 【かんしょく】sense of touch, feeling, sensation, texture (of food while chewing)
間柄 【あいだがら】relation(ship)
祈り 【いのり】prayer, supplication
規制 【きせい】regulation, (traffic) policing, control, restriction
窮屈 【きゅうくつ】narrow, tight, stiff, rigid, uneasy, formal, constrained
漁船 【ぎょせん】fishing boat
業者 【ぎょうしゃ】① trader, merchant ② manufacturer, contractor
区 【く】ward, district, section
屈折 【くっせつ】① bending, indentation ② refraction ③ inflection ④ warping (e.g. of opinion, reasoning, etc.), distortion
傾ける 【かたむける】to incline, to list, to bend, to lean, to tip, to tilt, to slant, to concentrate on, to ruin (a country), to squander, to empty
見せびらかす 【みせびらかす】to show off, to flaunt
原作 【げんさく】original work
孤独 【こどく】isolation, loneliness, solitude
合わす 【あわす】① to match (rhythm, speed, etc.) ② to join together, to unite, to combine, to add up ③ to face, to be opposite (someone) ④ to compare, to check with ⑤ to cause to meet (e.g. an unpleasant fate) ⑥ to place together, to connect, to overlap ⑦ to mix, to combine ⑧ to put blade to blade, to fight
合致 【がっち】agreement, concurrence, conformance, compliance
詐欺 【さぎ】fraud, swindle, graft
志 【こころざし】will, intention, motive
視野 【しや】field of vision, outlook
自覚 【じかく】self-consciousness, self-awareness
辞職 【じしょく】resignation
芝 【しば】lawn, sod, turf
借り 【かり】borrowing, debt, loan
趣 【おもむき】① meaning, tenor, gist ② effect, influence ③ appearance, aspect ④ taste ⑤ grace, charm, refinement
十字路 【じゅうじろ】crossroads
出くわす 【でくわす】to happen to meet, to come across
身の回り 【みのまわり】one's personal belongings, one's vicinity, one's daily life, everyday necessities
辛うじて 【かろうじて】barely, narrowly, just manage to do something
進出 【しんしゅつ】advance, step forward
進展 【しんてん】progress, development
設ける 【もうける】to create, to establish
説く 【とく】to explain, to advocate, to preach, to persuade
雪崩 【なだれ】avalanche
先行 【せんこう】preceding, going first, leading, going ahead, taking priority
訴訟 【そしょう】litigation, lawsuit
総会 【そうかい】general meeting
送金 【そうきん】remittance, sending money
増強 【ぞうきょう】augment, reinforce, increase
憎しみ 【にくしみ】hatred
対処 【たいしょ】deal with, cope
滞る 【とどこおる】to stagnate, to be delayed
台本 【だいほん】script, libretto, scenario
挑む 【いどむ】① to challenge, to throw down the gauntlet, to contend for, to tackle ② to pressure someone for sex, to woo, to make love to
潮 【しお】① tide, current ② salt water ③ opportunity
提供 【ていきょう】offer, tender, program sponsoring, programme sponsoring, furnishing, provisioning, supply
展示 【てんじ】exhibition, display
胴 【どう】① trunk, torso, body, abdomen, waist ② plastron (in kendo), touching the plastron (kimari-te in kendo) ③ frame (of a drum, etc.), sound box (of a shamisen, etc.), hull (of a ship)
特集 【とくしゅう】feature (e.g. newspaper), special edition, report
突如 【とつじょ】suddenly, all of a sudden
認識 【にんしき】recognition, cognizance, cognisance
粘る 【ねばる】to be sticky, to be adhesive, to persevere, to persist, to stick to
悩ます 【なやます】to afflict, to torment, to harass, to molest
爆破 【ばくは】destructive blast, explosion, blow up
判 【はん】seal, stamp, monogram signature, judgment, judgement
反撃 【はんげき】counterattack, counteroffensive, counterblow
標語 【ひょうご】motto, slogan, catchword
不吉 【ふきつ】ominous, sinister, bad luck, ill omen, inauspiciousness
奮闘 【ふんとう】hard struggle, strenuous effort
弁解 【べんかい】justification, rationalization, pretext, explanation, exculpation, defence, defense, excuse
保険 【ほけん】insurance, guarantee
補強 【ほきょう】compensation, reinforcement
穂 【ほ】① ear (of plant), head (of plant) ② point, tip ③ scion (in grafting), cion
峰 【みね】peak, ridge
抱っこ 【だっこ】(child's) hug, carrying a baby in one's arms
法廷 【ほうてい】courtroom
妨害 【ぼうがい】disturbance, obstruction, hindrance, jamming, interference
防衛 【ぼうえい】defense, defence, protection, self-defense, self-defence
末 【まつ】① the end of ② powder
密度 【みつど】density
無念 【むねん】① chagrin, regret ② free from obstructive thoughts
無礼 【ぶれい】impolite, rude
名産 【めいさん】noted product, local specialty
模範 【もはん】exemplar, exemplification, exemplum, model, example
有様 【ありさま】state, condition, circumstances, the way things are or should be, truth
有力 【ゆうりょく】① influential, prominent ② strong, likely, plausible, potent
余地 【よち】place, room, margin, scope
預金 【よきん】deposit, bank account
用品 【ようひん】articles, supplies, parts
遥か 【はるか】far, far away, distant, remote, far off
乱す 【みだす】to throw out of order, to disarrange, to disturb
恋愛 【れんあい】love, love-making, passion, emotion, affections
連ねる 【つらねる】to link, to join, to put together
露 【つゆ】dew
和らげる 【やわらげる】to soften, to moderate, to relieve
一筋 【ひとすじ】① one long straight object (e.g. strand of hair, beam of light) ② a single bloodline ③ earnest, resolute, intent ④ ordinary, common
誠 【まこと】① truth, reality ② sincerity, honesty, integrity, fidelity
箇所 【かしょ】passage, place, point, part
取り締まり 【とりしまり】control, management, supervision
何気ない 【なにげない】casual, unconcerned, nonchalant
図る 【はかる】① to plot, to attempt, to plan, to devise, to design ② to take in, to deceive ③ to aim for, to have something in mind ④ to refer A to B
転寝 【うたたね】dozing, napping (e.g. on the floor in one's clothes, in the train)
強 【きょう】① a little over, a little more than ② powerhouse, one of the biggest, one of the most powerful
怯える 【おびえる】to become frightened, to be frightened (of), to be scared (of)
構え 【かまえ】posture (e.g. in martial arts), pose, style, stance
壷 【つぼ】① jar, pot, vase ② dice cup ③ depression (i.e. the basin of a waterfall) ④ (figurative) bull's-eye ⑤ key point (of a conversation, etc.) ⑥ acupuncture point, moxibustion point ⑦ fingerboard (of a shamisen, etc.)
めど① aim, goal ② prospect, outlook
滲む 【にじむ】to run, to blur, to spread, to blot, to ooze
かかとheel (of foot, shoe, stocking, etc.)
くぐる① to drive, to pass through, to pass under ② to evade, to hide ③ to survive
ねじる① to screw, to twist ② to distort, to parody, to make a pun ③ to torture, to wrest
強がる 【つよがる】to cry sour grapes, to bluff, to whistle in the dark, to pretend to be tough
いざこざtrouble, quarrel, difficulties, complication, tangle
かしらI wonder
ガタガタrattle, clatter
ぐらつくto be unsteady, to reel, to shake
せびるto demand money, to pester, to extort
ちゃっかりshrewd, calculating, nervy, cheeky
チンピラ(young) hoodlum, small-time yakuza, delinquent boy, delinquent girl, hooligan, punk
びっしりclosely packed, crowded close
むかつくto feel sick, to feel irritated, to feel offended, to feel angry
アイテム① item ② something that one "just has to have"
アドレス① address ② email address
キャリア① career ② career government employee ③ carrier
クリーニングcleaning, dry cleaning, laundry service
クレーム① customer complaint seeking compensation, claim (for compensation) ② (general) complaint, objection ③ cream
サンタクロースSanta Claus
ステージ① stage ② performance
テール① tail ② tael (Chinese unit of mass & currency)
ドライバー① driver (of a vehicle) ② screwdriver ③ driver (golf) ④ driver (device driver)
ドライブインdrive in
ノック① knock ② fungo (baseball)
ハムエッグham and eggs
バス停bus stop
バリウムbarium (Ba)
ビデオテープvideo tape
ファスナーfastener, zipper
フワフワlight, airy, fluffy
ブルー① blue (colour, color) ② sad, down (in the dumps)
ブレイク① break (e.g. holiday, rest-period) ② break (e.g. ordering two boxers apart) ③ break (to win or score well against an opponent's serve) ④ brake ⑤ suddenly becoming popular (from break)
ボートboat, rowing boat
ポーチ① porch ② pouch
マフラーmuffler (garment, vehicle), scarf
メーカーmanufacturer, maker
モードmode, fashion
レア① rare ② rhea (flightless South American bird of family Rheidae)
レンタカーrental car, rent-a-car, hire car
ロゼrose (wine), pink wine
ローン① loan ② roan ③ lawn (i.e. short grass) ④ lawn (type of cotton cloth)
ロビーlobby, lounge
ひと休み 【ひとやすみ】rest
外車 【がいしゃ】foreign automobile
外食 【がいしょく】eating out
休日 【きゅうじつ】holiday, day off
山中 【さんちゅう】among the mountains
高名 【こうめい】fame, renown
入 【にゅう】go in
半日 【はんにち】half day
雨上がり 【あめあがり】after the rain
見とれる 【みとれる】to be fascinated (by), to watch something in fascination, to be charmed
あたふたin a hurry, hastily, in feverish haste
車中 【しゃちゅう】in a train or vehicle
はした金 【はしたがね】odd money, loose change, small (paltry) sum (of money), chicken feed, (mere) pittance
見にくい 【みにくい】① hard to see ② obscure, indistinct, illegible
でっちあげfabrication, put-up job, trumped-up story, frame-up, hoax
ドスンbam, whomp, thump
しまいにat the end, finally
ねんねbed-time (for a baby), going bye-byes
大人びる 【おとなびる】to become grown-up, to age, to mature
セレブwealthy socialite, celebrity
かねinterrogative sentence-ending particle expressing doubt
おっきいbig, large, great
ナビnavigator, (car) navigation system
シートベルトseat belt, seatbelt
ドライdry (esp. as in not wet or as in dry humour)
パート① part ② part-timer ③ part-time (work)
一服 【いっぷく】(a) dose, (a) puff, (a) smoke, lull, short rest
一味 【いちみ】clan, partisans, conspirators, gang, crew
引ける 【ひける】to close, to be over, to break up (e.g. school)
飲み代 【のみしろ】drink money, drinking money
飲食 【いんしょく】food and drink, eating and drinking
院長 【いんちょう】director
右目 【みぎめ】right eye
下手くそ 【へたくそ】① extreme clumsiness, severe lack of skill at a task ② You're hopeless!, Give it up!
海水 【かいすい】ocean water
楽屋 【がくや】dressing room, green room, backstage
気質 【かたぎ】spirit, character, trait, temperament, turn of mind, disposition
急ぎ 【いそぎ】haste, hurry, expedition, speed, dispatch
急死 【きゅうし】sudden death
後生大事 【ごしょうだいじ】with religious zeal, with utmost devotion, take great care of
口出し 【くちだし】interference, meddling
行使 【こうし】use, exercise
住まう 【すまう】to live, to reside, to inhabit
真新しい 【まあたらしい】brand new
水死 【すいし】drowning
青色 【あおいろ】blue
切り開く 【きりひらく】to clear (land), to open up, to cut through
走り 【はしり】the first (harvest, catch) of the season or year
朝飯前 【あさめしまえ】trivial matter, cinch to do, easy as pie, it's a piece of cake
通話 【つうわ】① telephone call, talking, calling ② counter for telephone calls
不注意 【ふちゅうい】carelessness, inattention, thoughtlessness
母方 【ははかた】mother's side of family
本題 【ほんだい】main question, real issue at hand
目がける 【めがける】to aim at
悪口 【わるぐち】abuse, insult, slander, evil speaking
英知 【えいち】intelligence
重々しい 【おもおもしい】serious, grave, dignified, solemn
色白 【いろじろ】fair-skinned, light-complexioned
青木 【あおき】① Japanese laurel, spotted laurel, Aucuba japonica ② live tree
多発 【たはつ】repeated occurrence
真の 【しんの】true, real, genuine, proper, utter
止まれ 【とまれ】stop sign
理 【り】① reason, principle, logic ② general principle (as opposed to individual concrete phenomenon) ③ (in neo-Confucianism) the underlying principles of the cosmos
その道 【そのみち】line (of business), profession, trade
何の道 【どのみち】anyway, anyhow, at any rate, in any case
前作 【ぜんさく】previous work, preceding work
大学院生 【だいがくいんせい】graduate student
知 【ち】① wisdom ② jnana (higher knowledge)
ダイブunderwater dive
一角 【いっかく】① corner, section, point ② one horn ③ narwhal (Monodon monoceros)
一部始終 【いちぶしじゅう】full particulars, the whole story, from beginning to end
飲み明かす 【のみあかす】to drink the night away
飲酒 【いんしゅ】drinking alcohol (sake)
音速 【おんそく】speed of sound
下流 【かりゅう】① downstream, lower reaches of a river ② lower classes
快速 【かいそく】high speed, celerity, mobility, express (train that bypasses many stations)
海面 【かいめん】sea level, (surface of) sea
金具 【かなぐ】metal fittings or fixtures
苦しみ 【くるしみ】pain, anguish, distress, suffering, hardship
月面 【げつめん】moon's surface
見合う 【みあう】① to exchange glances ② to correspond, to counterbalance
後頭部 【こうとうぶ】back of head
お年玉 【おとしだま】New Year's gift
光学 【こうがく】optics
校正 【こうせい】① proofreading, correction of press ② calibration
考え直す 【かんがえなおす】to reconsider, to rethink, to reassess
細やか 【ささやか】meagre, meager, modest
指名 【しめい】name, nominate, designate
酒屋 【さかや】① liquor store, wine shop, bottle shop ② sake dealer, liquor-store owner, brewer
出し合う 【だしあう】to contribute jointly
出回る 【でまわる】to appear on the market, to be moving
常時 【じょうじ】usually, ordinarily
進入 【しんにゅう】penetration, entry
生き残る 【いきのこる】to survive
昔話 【むかしばなし】folklore, legend, reminiscence
前科 【ぜんか】previous conviction, criminal record, previous offense, previous offence
退去 【たいきょ】① departure, leaving, going away, evacuation ② recession
調書 【ちょうしょ】protocol, preliminary memo
転げ落ちる 【ころげおちる】to fall off, to tumble down
投げつける 【なげつける】to throw at, to throw something at a person, to throw a person down
当社 【とうしゃ】(this) shrine, (this) firm
陽 【ひ】① day, days ② sun, sunshine, sunlight ③ case (esp. unfortunate), event
まかせる① to entrust (e.g. a task) to another, to leave to ② to passively leave to someone else's facilities ③ to leave to take its natural course ④ to continue (something) in a natural fashion (without particular aim) ⑤ to rely fully on one's (full strength, great ability, long time taken) to get something done
服役 【ふくえき】penal servitude, military service
文面 【ぶんめん】content of a letter
平行 【へいこう】(going) side by side, concurrent, abreast, at the same time, occurring together, parallel, parallelism
歩道橋 【ほどうきょう】pedestrian bridge
防水 【ぼうすい】tarpaulin, make watertight, waterproof
北部 【ほくぶ】north, northern part
名曲 【めいきょく】famous music
命取り 【いのちとり】fatal
命日 【めいにち】death anniversary
玉子 【たまご】① eggs, egg, spawn, roe ② hen egg ③ (an expert) in the making
旅費 【りょひ】travel expenses
緑色 【りょくしょく】green, emerald green, green color of new foliage, verdure
大和 【やまと】ancient Japan
絵葉書 【えはがき】picture postcard
ヶ所 【かしょ】passage, place, point, part
予々 【かねがね】often, lately, already
取調べ 【とりしらべ】investigation (e.g. by police or prosecutors), examination, inquiry, enquiry
取調 【とりしらべ】investigation (e.g. by police or prosecutors), examination, inquiry, enquiry
陽 【よう】① yang (i.e. the positive) ② the open (i.e. a visible place)
弱み 【よわみ】weakness
立て直す 【たてなおす】to rally, to make over, to rearrange, to reorganize, to reorganise
観音 【かんのん】Kannon, Kwannon, Buddhist deity of mercy
期す 【きす】① to expect, to look forward to ② to set (a date, etc.) ③ to resolve, to pledge (to oneself), to vow
落馬 【らくば】falling from a horse
部活 【ぶかつ】club activities
飛ばし 【とばし】selling or divesting in unwanted stocks, hiding bad loans
小路 【こうじ】lane, alley
自助 【じじょ】self-help
後光 【ごこう】① halo, aureole, aureola, nimbus ② halo (optical phenomenon), glory
逆手 【さかて】① underhand or backhand grip (e.g. in tennis) ② unexpected twist, turning the tables (on an opponent)
首根っこ 【くびねっこ】the scruff or nape of the neck
取り留める 【とりとめる】to stop, to put a stop to, to check
山村 【さんそん】mountain village
大船 【おおぶね】large boat
快打 【かいだ】clean hit (in baseball)
高飛び 【たかとび】flight (lit: fly high), escape
生き残り 【いきのこり】survivor
岩場 【いわば】rocky area, rockface, rock wall
太陽光 【たいようこう】sunlight
数多い 【かずおおい】many, a multiplicity of
船内 【せんない】on-board ship, inboard
神戸 【こうべ】Kobe (port city near Osaka)
ご苦労さん 【ごくろうさん】I appreciate your efforts
悪夢 【あくむ】nightmare, bad dream
安産 【あんざん】easy delivery, easy childbirth
一介 【いっかい】mere, only a ...
一人娘 【ひとりむすめ】an only daughter
一説 【いっせつ】one theory (opinion), another theory (opinion)
一掃 【いっそう】clean sweep
一眠り 【ひとねむり】① (usu. in positive sentences) (a) sleep, (a) nap ② first sleep of silkworms
引き連れる 【ひきつれる】to take along with
営利 【えいり】money-making, commercialized, commercialised
塩分 【えんぶん】salt, salt content
押入る 【おしいる】to push in
横暴 【おうぼう】violence, oppression, high-handedness, tyranny, despotism
画材 【がざい】matter for painting
改心 【かいしん】conversion, reform, correcting someone's conduct
改築 【かいちく】structural alteration of building, reconstruction
害虫 【がいちゅう】harmful insect, noxious insect
旧姓 【きゅうせい】one's former (maiden) name
居合わせる 【いあわせる】to happen to be present
居所 【いどころ】① whereabouts, address ② place of temporary residence
供える 【そなえる】to offer, to sacrifice, to dedicate
競う 【きそう】① to compete with ② to emulate
訓示 【くんじ】instruction, direction
景勝 【けいしょう】picturesque scenery
芸名 【げいめい】stage name
見境 【みさかい】distinction, discrimination
賢人 【けんじん】wise man
言い争う 【いいあらそう】to quarrel, to dispute
固め 【かため】hardening, defense, defence, fortifying, pledge
御社 【おんしゃ】your company
誤認 【ごにん】misrecognition, mistaking (x for y)
好都合 【こうつごう】convenient, favorable, favourable, expedient, expedience
好物 【こうぶつ】favourite dish (favorite), favourite food
高熱 【こうねつ】① high fever ② pyro-
根城 【ねじろ】stronghold, citadel, headquarters
差し込む 【さしこむ】① to insert, to put in, to thrust in, to plug in ② to shine in, to flow in ③ to jam a batter (with an inside pitch) (baseball)
妻子 【さいし】wife and children
雑木林 【ぞうきばやし】grove of mixed trees, copse
山頂 【さんちょう】summit (e.g. mountain)
散髪 【さんぱつ】hair-cutting, hair-dressing
散乱 【さんらん】dispersion, scattering
使い込む 【つかいこむ】to embezzle, to misappropriate, to peculate, to accustom oneself to using, to use for a long time
誌 【し】magazine
資質 【ししつ】nature, disposition
取り乱す 【とりみだす】to scatter about, to be distracted
周知 【しゅうち】common knowledge, (something) well-known
週刊 【しゅうかん】published weekly
住処 【すみか】dwelling, house, residence, den, habitat
初心者 【しょしんしゃ】beginner
乗り遅れる 【のりおくれる】to miss (train, bus, etc.)
寝言 【ねごと】① sleep-talking ② nonsense, gibberish
吹き込む 【ふきこむ】① to blow into, to breathe into ② to inspire, to indoctrinate ③ to record (music, video, etc.)
吹き返す 【ふきかえす】to blow in the opposite direction, to revive
制圧 【せいあつ】gaining total control (of people or counties), suppression, oppression, control, mastery, ascendancy, supremacy
制止 【せいし】control, check, restraint, inhibition
正論 【せいろん】sound (just) argument
生成 【せいせい】creation, generation, formation
精進 【しょうじん】① concentration, diligence, devotion ② asceticism, zeal in one's quest for enlightenment ③ adherence to a vegetarian diet
石段 【いしだん】(flight of) stone steps
絶望 【ぜつぼう】despair, hopelessness
専任 【せんにん】full-time service
戦国 【せんごく】belligerent country, country in civil war, warring states
選抜 【せんばつ】selection, choice, picking out
前触れ 【まえぶれ】previous notice, herald, harbinger, portent
前髪 【まえがみ】forelock, bangs
総計 【そうけい】total, sum
増設 【ぞうせつ】extension, expansion
続出 【ぞくしゅつ】appearance one after another
退散 【たいさん】(intr.) disperse, break up
代官 【だいかん】Edo-period prefectural governor (magistrate, bailiff)
報せ 【しらせ】notice, notification
地蔵 【じぞう】Ksitigarbha (bodhisattva who looks over children, travellers and the underworld) (travelers)
天然記念物 【てんねんきねんぶつ】① natural monument ② protected species (animal, habitat, etc.)
伝承 【でんしょう】transmission, hand down (information), legend, tradition, folklore
投降 【とうこう】surrender
得難い 【えがたい】hard to get
突き出す 【つきだす】to push out, to project
突っ走る 【つっぱしる】to run swiftly
年収 【ねんしゅう】annual income
脳裏 【のうり】one's mind
破り 【やぶり】getting away from, escaping, defying
敗れる 【やぶれる】to be defeated, to be unsuccessful
配備 【はいび】deploy, deployment
買収 【ばいしゅう】① buying, purchase ② corruption, bribery
売り込む 【うりこむ】to build a market for, to become well-known, to sell
白衣 【はくい】white robe, (doctor's) white gown
半殺し 【はんごろし】half killed
彼岸 【ひがん】① equinoctial week (when Buddhist services are held) ② Buddhist services during the equinoctial week ③ nirvana
非情 【ひじょう】inanimate nature, callous, heartless
備え 【そなえ】preparation, provision, guarding
符合 【ふごう】agreeing, coincidence
武将 【ぶしょう】military commander
腹痛 【はらいた】stomach ache, abdominal pain
変わり者 【かわりもの】an eccentric, sport
片手 【かたて】one hand
捕食 【ほしょく】predation, eating prey, preying upon
暴行 【ぼうこう】assault, outrage, act of violence
未払い 【みはらい】unpaid, overdue
民 【たみ】nation, people
浴場 【よくじょう】bath (tub, bath-house)
立ち込める 【たちこめる】to hang over, to shroud, to enshroud, to envelop, to screen
大将 【たいしょう】general, admiral, boss, leader
灯り 【あかり】① light, illumination, glow, gleam ② lamp, light
受け渡し 【うけわたし】delivery
切り札 【きりふだ】trump card
波乱 【はらん】troubles, ups and downs, stormy, uproarious (i.e. relationship)
まれrare, seldom
割り 【わり】① rate, ratio, proportion, percentage ② profit ③ assignment ④ 10%, unit of ten percent ⑤ sumo match, schedule of sumo matches ⑥ diluted with (of drinks), mixed with
思う存分 【おもうぞんぶん】to one's heart's content
得する 【とくする】to make a profit
法学部 【ほうがくぶ】law department, law school
算段 【さんだん】contriving, managing, raising (money)
浮遊 【ふゆう】floating, wandering, suspension
焼け跡 【やけあと】ruins of a fire, fire-devastated area
抜かり 【ぬかり】blunder, miss, slip, oversight
支配人 【しはいにん】manager, executive
成り済ます 【なりすます】to pose as, to impersonate
所蔵 【しょぞう】(in one's) possession
取り巻き 【とりまき】followers, hangers-on
程遠い 【ほどとおい】far off or away
郵便受け 【ゆうびんうけ】mailbox
山積み 【やまづみ】huge mound, heap, pile
増水 【ぞうすい】increased water, high water
大詰め 【おおづめ】final scene, the end, finale
置き去り 【おきざり】desertion, leaving behind or in the lurch
法相 【ほうしょう】Minister of Justice
言い逃れる 【いいのがれる】to explain away, to talk one's way out of, to excuse oneself, to evade
大軍 【たいぐん】large (big) army
未だしも 【まだしも】rather, better
漁 【りょう】fishing, catch
祖 【そ】ancestor, forefather, progenitor
ある程度 【あるていど】to some extent, to a certain extent
家捜し 【やさがし】house-hunting
うっすら① thinly, lightly, slightly ② hazy, fuzzy ③ dim, faint, slight
落ち込み 【おちこみ】decline (of something)
前巻 【ぜんかん】previous volume
歴 【れき】history of, experience of
ゆかりrelated to (some place), affinity, connection
あおい① mallow (any plant of family Malvaceae) ② Asarum caulescens (species of wild ginger)
悪徳 【あくとく】vice, immorality, corruption
威勢 【いせい】power, might, authority
異様 【いよう】bizarre, strange, eccentric, odd, queer
引き離す 【ひきはなす】to pull apart, to separate
延滞 【えんたい】arrears, (being) overdue, delay (e.g. in payment), procrastination
縁起 【えんぎ】① omen ② origin, causation
恩師 【おんし】one's honoured teacher, one's honored teacher
加護 【かご】divine protection
ふぐpuffer fish, blow fish, fugu, globefish, swellfish
稼ぎ 【かせぎ】earnings
角膜 【かくまく】cornea
管轄 【かんかつ】jurisdiction, control
鑑定 【かんてい】judgement, judgment, expert opinion
企て 【くわだて】plan, attempt, undertaking
企てる 【くわだてる】to plan, to plot, to propose, to design, to intend, to contemplate, to attempt, to undertake
恐喝 【きょうかつ】threat, blackmail
胸騒ぎ 【むなさわぎ】uneasiness, vague apprehension, premonition
筋道 【すじみち】reason, logic, thread, method, system
駆け抜ける 【かけぬける】to run past from behind, to run through (e.g. gate)
駆る 【かる】to drive (car), to spur on, to impel
討つ 【うつ】① to shoot (at) ② to attack, to defeat, to destroy, to avenge
血縁 【けつえん】blood relative or relationship, consanguinity
言い張る 【いいはる】to insist, to assert, to be obstinate in saying
孔子 【こうし】Confucius
絞殺 【こうさつ】strangulation, strangling
たかい① high, tall ② expensive
告訴 【こくそ】accusation, complaint, charge, legal action
策略 【さくりゃく】scheme, tactic, stratagem, trick
思惑 【おもわく】① expectation, prediction, forecast ② anticipation, speculation
支援 【しえん】support, backing, aid, assistance
謝罪 【しゃざい】apology
受刑 【じゅけい】punishment
獣医 【じゅうい】veterinarian
重症 【じゅうしょう】serious illness
所轄 【しょかつ】jurisdiction
曙 【あけぼの】dawn, daybreak, beginning
なおfurthermore, still, yet, more, still more, in addition, greater, further
松葉 【まつば】pine needle
あやかる① to share good luck ② to be named after
振り込む 【ふりこむ】to make a payment via bank deposit transfer
振り切る 【ふりきる】to shake off, to shake free from
親孝行 【おやこうこう】filial piety
親密 【しんみつ】intimacy, friendship
震源 【しんげん】epicentre, epicenter, earthquake centre, earthquake center
仁 【じん】① benevolence (esp. as a virtue of Confucianism), consideration, compassion, humanity, charity ② human ③ kernel ④ nucleolus
垂らす 【たらす】① to dribble, to spill ② to suspend, to hang down, to slouch, to dangle
酔っ払う 【よっぱらう】to get drunk
善意 【ぜんい】① virtuous mind ② good intentions, good will ③ positive mindset ④ bona fides (legal good faith)
疎い 【うとい】① distant, estranged, disinterested ② poorly informed, unfamiliar, ignorant
操 【みさお】chastity, fidelity, honour, honor, faith
送検 【そうけん】sending the person accused to the prosecutor
退却 【たいきゃく】retreat, withdrawal, retirement
退陣 【たいじん】retreat, withdrawal, retirement
第三者 【だいさんしゃ】third person, outsider, disinterested person
脱水 【だっすい】evaporation, dehydration, dessication
嘆き 【なげき】grief, lamentation
懲役 【ちょうえき】penal servitude, imprisonment with hard labor (hard labour)
追撃 【ついげき】pursuit
漬かる 【つかる】to be pickled, to be well seasoned
桃色 【ももいろ】pink (colour, color)
同郷 【どうきょう】same village, same town, same province
道端 【みちばた】roadside, wayside
独り立ち 【ひとりだち】being independent, standing on one's own, becoming independent
ごとしlike, as if, the same as
破滅 【はめつ】ruin, destruction, fall
廃業 【はいぎょう】cessation of business, discontinuation of business
はやぶさfalcon (esp. the peregrine falcon, Falco peregrinus)
藩主 【はんしゅ】feudal lord, daimyo
肥満 【ひまん】corpulence, fatness, obesity
腐れ縁 【くされえん】(undesirable but) inseparable relationship
弊社 【へいしゃ】our firm (company)
嶺 【みね】peak, ridge
魔女 【まじょ】witch
無理矢理 【むりやり】forcibly, against one's will
柳 【やなぎ】① willow (any tree of genus Salix) ② weeping willow (Salix babylonica)
癒す 【いやす】to heal, to cure
癒着 【ゆちゃく】adhesion
里 【り】① ri (old Japanese unit of distance, approx. 3.927km or 2.44 miles) ② neighbourhood (under the ritsuryo system; orig. of 50 homes) ③ unit of area (approx. 654m by 654m)
隣人 【りんじん】neighbour, neighbor, neighbourhood, neighborhood
裂け目 【さけめ】tear, rip, rent, slit, crack, chasm, rift
連載 【れんさい】serialization, serialisation, serial story
露天風呂 【ろてんぶろ】open air bath, rotemburo
弦 【つる】① bowstring ② string (of shamisen, guitar, violin, etc.) ③ bail (arched pot handle) ④ diagonal levelling wire across the top of a masu
重傷 【じゅうしょう】serious wound or injury
拍子 【ひょうし】① (musical) time, tempo, beat, rhythm ② the moment, the instance, chance
墓参り 【はかまいり】visit to a grave
挿絵 【さしえ】(book) illustration
雑踏 【ざっとう】congestion, traffic jam, throng, hustle and bustle
吸殻 【すいがら】cigarette end (butt), tobacco ashes
握りつぶす 【にぎりつぶす】to crush (with one's hands), to abandon
露見 【ろけん】discovery, detection, exposure
取締役 【とりしまりやく】company director, board member
河川敷 【かせんしき】(dry) riverbed
検察庁 【けんさつちょう】Public Prosecutor's Office
敷き詰める 【しきつめる】to lay, to spread all over
実刑 【じっけい】① jail sentence, gaol sentence ② imprisonment without a stay of execution
山系 【さんけい】mountain range, mountain system
秀作 【しゅうさく】splendid (excellent) work
闘病 【とうびょう】fighting against an illness
黒鯛 【くろだい】black porgy (Acanthopagrus schlegeli)
離ればなれ 【はなればなれ】separate, scattered, apart, atwain
隠し持つ 【かくしもつ】to carry (something) under cover
ご利益 【ごりやく】① grace (of God), divine favour, blessing, miracle ② benefit ③ efficacy
酔い 【よい】drunkenness, intoxication
巡り 【めぐり】① circumference, girth ② tour, pilgrimage ③ circulation (e.g. of blood)
徳 【とく】① virtue ② benevolence ③ profit, benefit, advantage
脚 【きゃく】counter for chairs or seats
鵬 【おおとり】kun (in Chinese mythology, giant bird said to be able to turn into a fish)
グラブ① glove (esp. sports), mitt ② grab
いかcuttlefish, squid
うなぎeel (esp. the Japanese eel, Anguilla japonica)
牡丹餅 【ぼたもち】Adzuki bean mochi
俄に 【にわかに】suddenly
界隈 【かいわい】neighborhood, neighbourhood
鏖 【みなごろし】massacre, annihilation, wholesale slaughter
蟹 【かに】crab
氣儘 【きまま】willful, wilful, selfish, selfishness, one's own way
些細 【ささい】trivial, slight
手頃 【てごろ】moderate, handy
松葉杖 【まつばづえ】crutch(es)
焼藷 【やきいも】roasted sweet potato, baked sweet potato
溺死 【できし】death by drowning
塗り潰す 【ぬりつぶす】to paint out
投函 【とうかん】mailing, posting
捻挫 【ねんざ】sprain
はえ① fly (of infraorder Muscomorpha) ② person of no worth, pisher, scrub
妖怪 【ようかい】ghost, apparition, phantom, spectre, specter, demon, monster, goblin
劉 【りゅう】axe, kill
屁理屈 【へりくつ】sophism, quibble, hair-splitting, argument for argument's sake, cavil, frivolous objections
揉み合う 【もみあう】to jostle, to shove and push, to struggle with one another
祟る 【たたる】to curse, to cast a spell
絆創膏 【ばんそうこう】adhesive plaster, sticking plaster, bandage, band-aid
蜃気楼 【しんきろう】mirage
うなされる① to have a nightmare ② to make a noise during a nightmare
鵝毛 【がもう】goose down, goose feather
麦藁 【むぎわら】wheat straw, barley straw
危惧 【きぐ】fear, misgivings
罌粟 【けし】poppy
鬘 【かずら】hairpiece, wig
容貌 【ようぼう】looks, personal appearance, features
鳥籠 【とりかご】birdcage
脳振盪 【のうしんとう】cerebral concussion
睨み 【にらみ】glare, sharp look
うじmaggot, larva, grub
咽ぶ 【むせぶ】to be choked, to be stifled, to be smothered
大儲け 【おおもうけ】large profit, a killing
魏 【ぎ】Kingdom of Wei, State of Wei (China)
ちょい① just a minute, short time, just a little ② somewhat, easily, readily, rather
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