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372 entriesCreated by Public Domain — Last modified: 2015-06-30 00:47:41
キロkilo-, kilogram, kilogramme, kilometre, kilometer, 10^3
グラムgram, gramme
メートルmetre, meter, meter (i.e., a gauge), gauge
一 【いち】① one ② best in, the most (...) in (where an adjective follows)
雨 【あめ】rain
駅 【えき】station
円 【えん】① Yen, money ② circle
語 【ご】① language ② word
時間 【じかん】① time ② hours
耳 【みみ】① ear ② hearing ③ edge, crust ④ selvedge (non-fray machined edge of fabrics), selvage
七 【なな】seven
女 【おんな】woman
人 【じん】① -ian (e.g. Italian, etc.) (attaches to name of country to denote nationality), -er (e.g. performer, etc.) (attaches to name of occupation) ② (usu. in compound words) man, person, people
千 【せん】1,000, thousand
川 【がわ】① river, stream ② the .... river, (suffix used with the names of rivers)
足 【あし】① foot ② leg ③ gait ④ pace
男 【おとこ】man
百 【ひゃく】100, hundred
本 【ほん】① book, volume ② main, head, this, our, present, real ③ counter for long cylindrical things
木 【き】tree, wood, timber
十 【じゅう】10, ten
万 【まん】① 10,000, ten thousand ② myriads ③ everything, all
目 【め】① eye, eyeball ② eyesight ③ look ④ experience ⑤ viewpoint ⑥ ordinal number suffix ⑦ somewhat, -ish
時 【じ】① hour, o'clock ② (specified) time, when ..., during ...
① topic marker particle ② indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated) ③ adds emphasis
① indicates sentence subject (occasionally object) ② indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions) ③ but, however, still, and
① indicates question (sentence end) ② indicates choice, doubt, etc.
日 【にち】① Sunday ② day (of the month) ③ counter for days
年 【ねん】① year (e.g. AD) ② counter for years
山 【さん】Mt (suffix used with the names of mountains), Mount
plain copula
夏 【なつ】summer
家族 【かぞく】family, members of a family
回 【かい】① counter for occurrences ② counter for innings (baseball)
月 【つき】① moon ② month
度 【ど】① degree (angle, temperature, scale, etc.) ② counter for occurrences and times ③ strength (of alcohol)
服 【ふく】① clothes (esp. Western clothes) ② counter for doses of medicine, gulps of tea, drags of a cigarette, etc.
夜 【よる】evening, night
四 【し】four
頭 【あたま】① head ② mind, brain, intellect ③ top ④ hair (on one's head) ⑤ bangs, fringe ⑥ top structural component of a kanji
門 【もん】① gate ② branch of learning based on the teachings of a single master ③ (biological) division ④ counter for cannons
町 【まち】① town, block, neighbourhood, neighborhood ② street, road ③ 109.09 m ④ 0.99 hectares
ヶ月 【かげつ】(number of) months
階 【かい】① stories, storeys ② counter for storeys and floors of a building
戸 【と】door (esp. Japanese-style)
皿 【さら】① plate, dish, platter, disc ② serving, helping, course ③ kanji radical 108 (at the bottom)
雪 【ゆき】snow
部屋 【へや】① room ② sumo stable
辺 【へん】① area, vicinity ② side (of triangle, rectangle, etc.) ③ circumstances
方 【かた】① direction, way ② person, lady, gentleman ③ method of, manner of, way of ④ care of .. ⑤ person in charge of .. ⑥ side (e.g. "on my mother's side")
弟 【おとうと】younger brother
番 【ばん】① number (in a series) ② (one's) turn ③ watch, guard, lookout ④ bout, match (sumo)
個 【こ】① counter for articles ② counter for military units ③ individual
歳 【さい】① -years-old ② ability, gift, talent, aptitude, genius
咲く 【さく】to bloom
冊 【さつ】counter for books
晩 【ばん】① evening ② counter for nights
枚 【まい】counter for flat objects (e.g. sheets of paper)
匹 【ひき】① counter for small animals ② counter for rolls of cloth (two han in size) ③ roll of cloth
鍵 【かぎ】① key ② lock
撮る 【とる】to take (a photo), to make (a film)
貼る 【はる】to stick, to paste, to affix
箸 【はし】chopsticks
する① to do ② to cause to become, to make (into), to turn (into) ③ to serve as, to act as, to work as ④ to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.) ⑤ to judge as being, to view as being, to think of as, to treat as, to use as ⑥ to decide on, to choose ⑦ to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.) ⑧ to be (in a state, condition, etc.) ⑨ to be worth, to cost ⑩ to pass (of time), to elapse ⑪ verbalizing suffix (applies to nouns noted in this dictionary with the part of speech "vs") ⑫ creates a humble verb (after a noun prefixed with "o" or "go") ⑬ to be just about to, to be just starting to, to try to, to attempt to
子 【こ】① child ② young (animal) ③ young woman, young geisha ④ offshoot ⑤ interest ⑥ new shares ⑦ (after a noun or -masu stem) -er (often of young women)
試合 【しあい】match, game, bout, contest
字 【じ】① character (i.e. kanji) ② hand-writing, penmanship ③ the ... word (i.e. "the L word" = "love")
村 【むら】village
首 【くび】① neck ② head ③ unemployed person
代 【だい】① charge, cost, price ② generation, age, reign ③ (geological) era ④ (after someone's name or title) a representative of, on behalf of, for (someone) ⑤ used after a phone number to indicate that it is a switchboard number ⑥ counter for decades of ages, eras, etc. ⑦ counter for generations (of inheritors to a throne, etc.) ⑧ proxy application company
客 【きゃく】① guest, visitor ② customer, client, shopper, spectator, audience, tourist, sightseer, passenger
参る 【まいる】① to go, to come, to call ② to be defeated, to collapse, to die ③ to be annoyed, to be nonplussed ④ to be madly in love ⑤ to visit (shrine, grave)
指 【ゆび】finger, toe, digit
寺 【てら】temple (Buddhist)
森 【もり】① forest ② shrine grove
点 【てん】① spot, mark ② point, dot ③ mark (e.g. in exam), score, points ④ counter for goods or items
倍 【ばい】① twice, double ② times, -fold
毛 【け】hair, fur
葉 【は】leaf
億 【おく】10^8, 100,000,000, hundred million
枝 【えだ】branch, bow, bough, twig, limb
畳 【たたみ】tatami mat (Japanese straw floor coverings)
席 【せき】① seat ② location (of a gathering, etc.), place ③ position, post
折る 【おる】to break, to fold, to pick flowers
のど① throat ② singing voice
金 【きん】① gold, golden (color), metaphor for (most) valuable, gold (medal, cup) ② money (written before an amount) ③ Friday ④ metal (fourth of the five elements) ⑤ Jin (dynasty of China; 1115-1234 CE) ⑥ gold general (shogi) ⑦ karat, carat
週 【しゅう】week
上 【じょう】① from the standpoint of, as a matter of (e.g. fact), in the field of, being of the type of ② aboard (a ship or vehicle), on top of, on, above ③ first volume (e.g. book) ④ superior quality, best, top, high class ⑤ going up ⑥ governmental, imperial ⑦ presenting, showing
長 【ちょう】chief, head
年間 【ねんかん】year (period of)
年生 【ねんせい】pupil in ... year, student in ... year
社 【しゃ】① company, association, society ② regional Chinese god of the earth (or a village built in its honour) ③ counter for companies, shrines, etc.
間 【かん】① interval, period of time ② among, between, inter-
名 【めい】① counter for people (usu. seating, reservations and such) ② first name ③ famous, great
室 【しつ】① room ② Chinese "Encampment" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
台 【だい】① stand, rack, table ② support ③ belt ④ counter for machines, incl. vehicles ⑤ setting (e.g. in jewellery)
題 【だい】① title, subject, theme, topic ② problem (on a test), question ③ counter for questions (on a test)
発 【はつ】① departure, departing (from ...), departing (at time ...) ② beginning ③ issued by (e.g. document) ④ counter for gunshots, counter for blows (punches)
文 【ぶん】sentence, text
不 【ふ】un-, non-, negative prefix
元 【もと】former, ex-
学期 【がっき】school term, semester
県 【けん】① prefecture (of Japan) ② county (of China)
号 【ごう】① number, edition, make, model, issue, part of that group ② sobriquet, pen-name
実 【み】① fruit, nut ② seed ③ (in broth) pieces of meat, vegetable, etc. ④ content, substance
勝負 【しょうぶ】victory or defeat, match, contest, game, bout
章 【しょう】① chapter, section ② medal
対 【たい】① opposite, opposition ② versus, vs ③ to (i.e. "we won the game five to three") ④ equal footing, equal terms ⑤ against ..., anti-, toward ..., to ...
番目 【ばんめ】cardinal number suffix
秒 【びょう】second (60th min)
部 【ぶ】① department (in an organization), division, bureau ② club ③ part, component, element ④ category ⑤ counter for copies of a newspaper or magazine
役 【やく】① use, service, role ② post, position ③ scoring combination (e.g. in mahjong, card games, etc.), hand
列 【れつ】queue, line, row, column, sequence, string, train
列車 【れっしゃ】train (ordinary)
数 【すう】① several, a number of ② number, numeral, figure ③ destiny, fate ④ law
面 【めん】① face ② mask, face guard ③ (in kendo) striking the head ④ surface (esp. a geometrical surface) ⑤ page ⑥ aspect, facet, side ⑦ chamfer ⑧ counter for broad, flat objects, levels or stages, e.g. in a video game
羽 【わ】counter for birds and rabbits
両 【りょう】① both (e.g. both shoulders, etc.) ② ryo (obsolete unit of currency) ③ 41-42 g (one sixteenth of a kin) ④ 2 tan (measure of fabric size) ⑤ counter for carriages (e.g. in a train)
色 【しょく】counter for colours
課 【か】① lesson ② section (in an organization), division, department ③ counter for lessons and chapters (of a book)
缶 【かん】can, tin
腰 【こし】① back, lower back, waist, hips, lumbar region ② body (of hair, noodle, paper, etc.), resilience, spring
差 【さ】difference, variation
札 【さつ】note, paper money
種類 【しゅるい】① variety, kind, type, category ② counter for different sorts of things
順 【じゅん】order, turn
諸 【しょ】various, many, several
床 【ゆか】① floor ② stage (for the narrator and the shamisen player) ③ dining platform built across a river
針 【はり】① needle, pin, hook ② stinger, thorn ③ hand (e.g. clock, etc.), pointer ④ staple (for a stapler) ⑤ needlework, sewing ⑥ malice ⑦ counter for stitches
積む 【つむ】to pile up, to stack, to load (car, ship, etc.), to pack
説 【せつ】theory
増す 【ます】to increase, to grow
単位 【たんい】① unit, denomination ② credit (in school)
瓶 【びん】bottle
幅 【はば】width, breadth
腹 【はら】① abdomen, belly, stomach ② one's mind, one's real intentions, one's true motive ③ loop (physics) ④ counter for hard roe
便 【びん】① flight (e.g. airline flight), trip (e.g. train trip), service ② mail, post, letter ③ opportunity, chance
包み 【つつみ】bundle, package, parcel, bale
法 【ほう】① law, act, principle ② method ③ mood ④ dharma
棒 【ぼう】pole, rod, stick
輪 【わ】① ring, circle, loop ② hoop ③ wheel
泊 【はく】counter for nights of a stay
株 【かぶ】share, stock, stump (of tree)
筋 【すじ】① muscle ② string, sinew, line, stripe ③ plot, plan ④ source (of business information) ⑤ reason, logic
穴 【あな】① hole ② deficit, shortage, missing person (in a team, meeting, etc.) ③ vacancy, opening ④ flaw ⑤ profitable place (or item, etc.) not well known by others ⑥ upset victory (with a large payoff)
件 【けん】matter, case, item
種 【しゅ】① kind, variety ② (biological) species ③ (logical) species
振る 【ふる】① to wave, to shake, to swing ② to sprinkle, to throw (dice) ③ to cast (actor), to allocate (work) ④ to turn down (somebody), to reject, to jilt, to dump ⑤ to abandon, to give up, to ruin ⑥ to add kana indicating a reading of a word ⑦ to slightly change headings, to change directions ⑧ to extract by broiling, to prepare an infusion of, to decoct ⑨ to carry with great vigor (e.g. a portable shrine) ⑩ to bring up the main topic ⑪ to replace, to substitute ⑫ to set up a joke for somebody else
世紀 【せいき】century, era
敷く 【しく】① to spread out, to lay out ② to take a position ③ to impose widely (e.g. over a city)
幕 【まく】① curtain, bunting ② act (in play)
翼 【つばさ】① wing ② Chinese "Wings" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
率 【りつ】rate, ratio, proportion, percentage
級 【きゅう】class, grade, rank, school class, grade
詩 【し】poem, verse of poetry
蓋 【ふた】cover, lid, cap
籠 【かご】basket, cage
学年 【がくねん】year in school, grade in school
分 【ぶん】① part, segment, share, ration ② rate ③ degree, one's lot, one's status, relation, duty, kind, lot ④ in proportion to, just as much as
問い 【とい】question, query
品 【ひん】① thing, article, goods ② dignity, class, quality ③ counter for meal courses ④ flirtatiousness, coquetry
園 【えん】① garden (esp. man-made), orchard, park, plantation ② place, location
角 【かく】① angle ② square (or cube) ③ bishop (shogi) ④ third degree (of the Japanese & Chinese pentatonic scale) ⑤ Chinese "horn" constellation (one of the 28 mansions) ⑥ jiao (monetary unit of China; one-tenth of a yuan)
期 【き】① period, time ② (geological) age
局 【きょく】① channel (i.e. TV or radio), station, department ② affair, situation
曲 【きょく】tune, piece of music
校 【こう】① school ② proof (of a book, document, etc.), counter for proofs
国語 【こくご】① Japanese (language) ② national language ③ native Japanese words (as opposed to loanwords)
等分 【とうぶん】division into equal parts
反 【はん】anti-, opposite, antithesis, antagonism
番地 【ばんち】house number, address
等 【とう】① class, order, rank ② et cetera (etc.), and the like ③ equal
軒 【のき】① eaves ② narrow aisle surrounding the core of a temple building
束 【たば】bundle, bunch, sheaf
編 【へん】① compilation (of a text), editing ② volume (of a text) ③ completed literary work
粒 【つぶ】grain, bead
段 【だん】① step, stair, (flight of) steps, (row of) stitches, columns (of print) ② grade, rank, level ③ counter for breaks in written language (or speech, etc.)
隻 【せき】counter for ships
位 【い】① place, rank ② decimal place ③ counter for ghosts
戦 【せん】match, competition
領 【りょう】territory of (country)
付 【づけ】dated (e.g. a letter), date of effect (e.g. a rule change)
往復 【おうふく】round trip, coming and going, return ticket
句 【く】① section (i.e. of text), sentence, passage, paragraph ② phrase ③ verse (of 5 or 7 mora in Japanese poetry; of 4, 5, or 7 characters in Chinese poetry) ④ haiku, first 17 morae of a renga, etc. ⑤ maxim, saying, idiom, expression
項目 【こうもく】(data) item, entry
鎖 【くさり】chain, chains
載る 【のる】① to get on, to ride in, to board, to mount, to get up on ② to spread (paints), to be taken in ③ to share in, to join, to feel like doing, to be mentioned in, to be in harmony with ④ to appear (in print), to be recorded, to be found in (a dictionary)
丁目 【ちょうめ】district of a town, city block (of irregular size)
鉢 【はち】① bowl, pot, basin ② flowerpot ③ crown, brainpan
柄 【がら】pattern, design
武士 【ぶし】warrior, samurai
塊 【かたまり】lump, mass, bundle, clump, clod, cluster
釜 【かま】iron pot, kettle
瓦 【かわら】roof tile
桁 【けた】① column, beam ② digit, decade, order of magnitude
煎る 【いる】to parch, to fry, to fire, to broil, to roast, to boil down (in oil)
椀 【わん】Japanese soup bowl, wooden bowl
匙 【さじ】spoon
芯 【しん】① wick, marrow, staple (for stapler), (pencil) lead, stuffing, pith ② core, heart, centre, center
艘 【そう】counter for (small) boats
体 【てい】appearance, air, condition, state, form
着 【ぎ】clothes, outfit, uniform, gi
重 【じゅう】greater degree, heavy, serious
流 【りゅう】style of, method of, manner of, school (of thought)
巻 【まき】① roll (e.g. of cloth) ② winding ③ volume (of book)
周 【しゅう】① Zhou (dynasty of China), Chou ② (geometric) perimeter ③ counter for laps or circuits
初 【はつ】first, new
兆 【ちょう】① sign, omen, indication, portent ② 10^12, 1,000,000,000,000, trillion (American), (obs) billion (British)
果て 【はて】the end, the extremity, the limit, the limits, the result
荷 【に】① load, baggage, cargo, freight, goods ② burden, responsibility
掛け 【かけ】① credit ② partially, half
区 【く】ward, district, section
区間 【くかん】section (of track, etc.), segment, dimension
愚痴 【ぐち】① idle complaint, grumble ② moha (ignorance, folly)
群 【ぐん】① group (of animals) ② group
刑 【けい】penalty, sentence, punishment
茎 【くき】stalk
圏 【けん】① sphere, circle, range ② category (only in the context of "category theory")
基 【もと】base, foundation
原子 【げんし】atom
航海 【こうかい】sail, voyage
作 【さく】a work, a harvest
軸 【じく】axis, stem, shaft, axle
周期 【しゅうき】cycle, period
丈 【たけ】height, stature, length, measure, all (one has)
据える 【すえる】① to place (in position), to fix, to set (e.g. table), to lay (foundation) ② to install, to seat (someone) ③ to settle (upon something), to fix (e.g. one's gaze) ④ to apply (moxa)
世帯 【せたい】household, home, family, housekeeping
世代 【せだい】generation, the world, the age
仙 【せん】hermit, wizard
斗 【と】① square bearing block (at the top of a pillar) ② Chinese "Dipper" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
棟 【とう】① large building ② counter for buildings, apartments, etc.
派 【は】clique, faction, school
尾 【お】tail, ridge
美 【び】beauty
票 【ひょう】label, ballot, ticket, sign
封 【ふう】seal
弁 【べん】Oversight Department (division of the daijokan responsible for controlling central and provincial governmental offices)
類 【るい】kind, sort, class, family, genus
管 【かん】pipe, tube
世 【よ】world, society, age, generation
割 【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
陣 【じん】battle formation, camp, encampment
条 【じょう】① article (in document), provision ② stripe, streak, line
遍 【へん】number of times
竿 【さお】① rod, pole ② neck (of a shamisen, etc.), shamisen ③ beam (i.e. the crossbar of a balance) ④ single line (esp. as a flying formation for geese) ⑤ counter for flags (on poles), counter for long, thin Japanese sweets (e.g. youkan)
掬う 【すくう】to scoop, to ladle out
膳 【ぜん】① small dining table (usu. for a single person), serving tray (with legs) ② meal, food, serving ③ counter for bowlfuls of rice, counter for pairs of chopsticks
揃い 【そろい】set, suit, uniform
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.)
雫 【しずく】drop (of water), drip
返る 【かえる】① to return, to come back, to go back ② (after the -masu stem of a verb) (to become) extremely, (to become) completely
オンスounce, 28.35g
ステージ① stage ② performance
セット① set ② set meal
センチ① centimeter ② centi-, 10^-2 ③ sentimental
ドル① dollar ② doll
パーセントpercent, percentage
フィートfeet, foot
ボルト① volt ② bolt
ポイント① point ② points (of a railway), switch
ミリ① milli-, 10^-3 ② millimetre, millimeter
人前 【ひとまえ】the public, company
キロメートル 【きろめーとる】kilometer, kilometre
入 【じゅ】go in
食 【しょく】① meal, (one's) diet, food, foodstuff, foodstuffs ② eclipse (solar, lunar, etc.)
ヶ国 【かこく】counter for countries
京 【きょう】① imperial capital (esp. Kyoto) ② final word of an iroha-uta ③ 10^16, 10,000,000,000,000,000, ten quadrillion (American), (obs) ten thousand billion (British)
体 【たい】① body, physique, posture ② shape, form, style ③ substance, identity, reality ④ field ⑤ counter for humanoid forms (e.g. dolls, statues, corpses, etc.)
通り 【どおり】① in accordance with ..., following ... ② .. Street, .. Avenue
通話 【つうわ】① telephone call, talking, calling ② counter for telephone calls
堂 【どう】① temple, shrine, hall ② prefix to building meaning "magnificent"
店 【てん】-store, -shop
言 【げん】word, remark, statement
足 【そく】counter for pairs (of socks, shoes, etc.)
具 【ぐ】① tool, means, ingredients ② counter for armor (armour), suits, sets of furniture
光年 【こうねん】light year
才 【さい】① -years-old ② ability, gift, talent, aptitude, genius
車線 【しゃせん】traffic lane, road lane
神道 【しんとう】Shinto
番線 【ばんせん】track number
次 【じ】① next ② hypo- (i.e. containing an element with low valence) ③ order, sequence, time, times
ヶ所 【かしょ】passage, place, point, part
番手 【ばんて】① (yarn) count ② n-th place (e.g. in a race), n-th in position (e.g. a starting lineup)
組み 【くみ】① set (of items) ② group (of people), class (of students), company (esp. construction), family (i.e. mafia), team ③ typesetting, composition
合 【ごう】① 0.18039 litres (liters) ② 0.3306 metres square (meters) ③ one-tenth of the way from the base to the summit of a mountain ④ (astronomical) conjunction ⑤ counter for covered containers ⑥ counter for matches, battles, etc.
選 【せん】① selection, choice, election ② compilation, editing
乗 【じょう】① (nth) power ② counter for vehicles ③ multiplication ④ Buddha's teachings
犯 【はん】perpetrators of (some) crime, (some type of) crime
人組み 【にんぐみ】a ~-man group (after number ~), a group of ~ people
降る 【くだる】① to descend, to go down, to come down ② to be handed down (of an order, judgment, etc.) ③ to pass (of time) ④ to surrender, to capitulate ⑤ (often in neg. form) to be less than, to be inferior to ⑥ to have the runs, to have diarrhea
気筒 【きとう】cylinder
宇 【のき】① eaves ② narrow aisle surrounding the core of a temple building
座 【ざ】① seat, one's place, position ② attaches to the names of theatres and constellations
時限 【じげん】① (school) period ② period or division of time, time limit
周年 【しゅうねん】whole year, anniversary
層 【そう】① layer, seam, bed, stream, class ② sheaf ③ storey (of a building), story, floor
段落 【だんらく】① paragraph ② end, stopping place, conclusion
滴 【しずく】drop (of water), drip
歳 【とし】① year ② age
粉 【こ】flour, meal, powder
余 【よ】over, more than
連 【れん】① (taxonomical) tribe ② quinella (quiniela) ③ party, company, group ④ two reams (i.e. 1000 sheets of paper)
灯 【とう】① light, lamp ② counter for electric lights
座り 【すわり】① sitting ② stability
抜き 【ぬき】① without, not including, dispensed with ② (beating) in succession
杯 【はい】① sake cup, cup for alcoholic beverages ② counter for cupfuls ③ counter for ships, octopuses and squid
機 【き】① chance, opportunity ② machine ③ aircraft ④ counter for aircraft ⑤ counter for remaining lives (in video games)
握り 【にぎり】grip, handle
伊達 【だて】① elegance, dandyism, sophistication, having style ② affectation, showing off, putting on an air, appearances, just for show
花弁 【はなびら】(flower) petal
括る 【くくる】① to tie up, to tie together, to bundle, to fasten ② to hang (oneself) ③ to summarize (e.g. information)
艦 【かん】warship
駒 【こま】① piece (in shogi, chess, etc.) ② bridge (of a violin, etc.)
剤 【ざい】medicine, agent, (chemical) substance, drug, dose
勺 【しゃく】① 18 ml (one-tenth of a go) ② 0.033 meters square (one-hundredth of a tsubo) ③ dip, ladle
旬 【しゅん】season (e.g. fruit, fish)
垂れ 【たれ】① hanging, something hanging (i.e. a flap, lappet, etc.) ② sauce (for dipping, pouring over, etc.) ③ (in kendo) loin guard ④ kanji radical enclosing the top-left corner of a character ⑤ -ass (used after a noun or na-adjective indicating someone's nature), -head
畝 【うね】ridge, rib
銭 【せん】① hundredth of a yen ② coin made of non-precious materials
脚 【あし】① foot ② leg ③ gait ④ pace ⑤ bottom structural component (i.e. radical) of a kanji ⑥ means of transportation
卓 【たく】table, desk, high
坪 【つぼ】unit of land measurement, 3.95 square yards, 3.31 square meters
つまみ① knob, handle, button ② (file) handle ③ snack (to have with a drink), side dish ④ a pinch (e.g. of salt) ⑤ picking, harvesting
端 【たん】① variable measure of fabric (28.8 cm in width), for kimonos: at least 10 m in length, for haori: at least 7.27 m in length, for other clothes: at least 6.06 m in length ② 300 tsubo (991.74 meters square, 0.24506 acres) ③ six ken (10.91 m)
匁 【もんめ】unit of weight, approx. 3.75 g
厘 【りん】① one-hundredth, 0.3 mm (one-hundredth of a sun), 0.1 percent (one-hundredth of a wari), 0.0375 grams (one-hundredth of a monme) ② old monetary unit (0.001 yen)
塁 【るい】base (baseball)
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
拍子 【ひょうし】① (musical) time, tempo, beat, rhythm ② the moment, the instance, chance
俵 【たわら】① straw bag, bale, sack ② counter for bags
錠 【じょう】① lock, padlock ② tablet, lozenge, pill
締め 【しめ】summing up, judo choking (strangling) techniques
貫 【かん】① kan (approx. 3.75 kg) ② kan (obsolete unit of currency)
張り 【ばり】① in the style of (esp. literary, artistic, etc. works), reminiscent of ② attached or stretched on
朱 【しゅ】① cinnabar, vermillion, red, slightly-orange red ② red pigment (and ink made from same) ③ red text (as used to correct documents)
翅 【はね】① feather, plume, wing ② blade (fan, propeller, etc.)
碓 【うす】mill-stone, mortar
桶 【おけ】bucket
笠 【かさ】① conical hat (East-Asian style), coolie hat ② something shaped like a conical hat, shade (of a lamp)
棹 【さお】neck (of a shamisen, etc.), shamisen
串 【くし】spit, skewer
盞 【さかずき】sake cup, cup for alcoholic beverages
碗 【わん】bowl (porcelain)
刎 【はね】counter for helmets, etc.;
劈 【へき】break, tear, pierce, split, burst
枷 【かせ】① shackles, fetters, irons, handcuffs, restraint, constraint ② bonds (e.g. family), ties, binding relationship, binding relationships, encumbrance
疋 【ひき】① counter for small animals ② counter for rolls of cloth (two han in size) ③ roll of cloth
痼り 【こり】① stiffness (in shoulders), swelling, hardening ② lingering discomfort, uneasiness, bad aftertaste, unpleasant feeling
綴 【つづり】① spelling ② orthography ③ patching, binding
樽 【たる】cask, barrel
叺 【かます】straw bag
帙 【ちつ】① protective covering for books, often in the form of a folding case with clasps ② counter for book covers ③ book cover or dust jacket
裄 【ゆき】distance from the seam in the back of a kimono to the end of the sleeve