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Words 11001-14000 in EDICT_SUB not included in KB's N5-N1 sets.
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1841 entriesCreated by Derrick W. — Last modified: 2014-12-26 10:30:34
三国 【さんごく】① three countries ② Japan, China & India, Japan, Korea & China, all the world ③ Three Kingdoms (of ancient China: Wei, Shu, Wu)
三時 【さんじ】① 3 o'clock ② 3 o'clock snack
三十日 【さんじゅうにち】① 30 days ② 30th, the thirtieth of the month
三女 【さんじょ】third daughter
三人 【さんにん】three people
三人 【みたり】three people
三千 【さんぜん】① 3000 ② many
三男 【さんなん】three men, third son
三百 【さんびゃく】① 300, three hundred ② 300 mon, trifling amount, two-bit item ③ shyster
三本 【さんぼん】three (long cylindrical things)
山間 【さんかん】among the mountains
山川 【さんせん】mountains and rivers
山川 【やまかわ】mountains and rivers
子ども 【こども】child, children
子女 【しじょ】child
時には 【ときには】at times, occasionally
七 【な】seven
子 【み】① fruit, nut ② seed ③ (in broth) pieces of meat, vegetable, etc. ④ content, substance
十一 【じゅういち】① 11, eleven ② Hodgson's hawk-cuckoo (Cuculus fugax)
十九 【じゅうきゅう】19, nineteen
十五 【じゅうご】15, fifteen
十三 【じゅうさん】13, thirteen
十二 【じゅうに】12, twelve
十二分 【じゅうにぶん】more than enough
十八 【じゅうはち】18, eighteen
十分 【じっぷん】10 minutes
十万 【じゅうまん】100,000, hundred thousand
十六 【じゅうろく】16, sixteen
出火 【しゅっか】outbreak of fire
出し 【だし】① dashi (Japanese soup stock made from fish and kelp) ② pretext, excuse, pretense (pretence), dupe, front man
出前 【でまえ】catering, meal delivery service
出土 【しゅつど】archeological excavation (archaeological)
出入 【しゅつにゅう】in and out, income and expenses, free associations, run of the house
出入り 【ではいり】in and out, coming and going, free association, income and expenditure, debits and credit
出来 【しゅったい】occurrence, happening, taking place
出来 【でき】① workmanship, craftsmanship, execution, finish ② grades, results, score, record ③ quality (e.g. of a crop) ④ dealings, transactions
出来高 【できだか】yield, crop, production, volume, piecework
書名 【しょめい】book title
女 【じょ】① woman, girl, daughter ② Chinese "Girl" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
女のコ 【おんなのコ】girl
女らしい 【おんならしい】womanly, ladylike, feminine
女子大 【じょしだい】women's college, women's university
女中 【じょちゅう】maid, female servant;
小雨 【こさめ】light rain, drizzle
小雨 【しょうう】light rain, drizzle
小雨 【こあめ】light rain, drizzle
小国 【しょうこく】small country
小さじ 【こさじ】teaspoon
小山 【こやま】hill, knoll
小人 【しょうにん】① child, small person ② dwarf ③ narrow-minded person, mean person
小川 【おがわ】streamlet, brook
上 【うわ】upper, upward, outer, surface, top
上がったり 【あがったり】doomed, in a bad state, poor (e.g. business)
上げ 【あげ】rise in price, making a tuck
食パンplain bread, white bread
食後 【しょくご】after a meal
三 【み】three
四 【よ】four
七十 【しちじゅう】seventy
七十 【ななじゅう】seventy
七十 【ななそ】seventy
十 【と】10, ten
十 【とお】10, ten
十四 【じゅうし】14, fourteen
十四 【じゅうよん】14, fourteen
十七 【じゅうしち】17, seventeen
十七 【じゅうなな】17, seventeen
出国 【しゅっこく】departure from a country
出国 【しゅつごく】departure from a country
食らう 【くらう】① to eat, to drink ② to receive (e.g. a blow)
七七日 【しちしちにち】49th day after death
七七日 【なななぬか】49th day after death
七七日 【なななのか】49th day after death
上々 【じょうじょう】the best, great, superb
三十日 【みそか】last day of month
三十日 【つごもり】last day of month
山々 【やまやま】① very much, great deal ② many mountains
四十 【よんじゅう】forty
四十 【しじゅう】forty
四十 【よそ】forty
書き上げる 【かきあげる】to write out or down, to finish writing
時として 【ときとして】in some cases, sometimes, on occasions
時半 【じはん】① about an hour, short time ② half past (the hour)
車中 【しゃちゅう】in a train or vehicle
女学校 【じょがっこう】girl's school
四千 【よんせん】four thousand
四百 【よんひゃく】four hundred
出 【で】① coming out, going out, outflow, efflux, rising (of the sun or moon) ② attending (work), appearing (on stage), one's turn to go on ③ start, beginning ④ origins, background, person (or item) originating from ..., graduate of ..., native of ..., member of ... (lineage) ⑤ architectural member that projects outward ⑥ highest point of the stern of a ship ⑦ amount (comprising something), amount of time or effort required to do something
三十 【さんじゅう】thirty
三十 【みそ】thirty
食 【しょく】① meal, (one's) diet, food, foodstuff, foodstuffs ② eclipse (solar, lunar, etc.)
四本 【よんほん】four (long cylindrical things)
時は金なり 【ときはかねなり】time is money
小中学生 【しょうちゅうがくせい】elementary and middle school pupils
しめ(Shinto) rope used to cordon off consecrated areas or as a talisman against evil
ことがある① (something) has occurred, to have done (something), such a thing happened ② (something) happens on occasions, there are times when
三重 【さんじゅう】triple, treble, threefold, three-ply, triplicate
三洋 【さんよう】Sanyo (company)
山火事 【やまかじ】bushfire
山小屋 【やまごや】mountain hut
山地 【さんち】mountainous district
山地 【やまち】mountainous district
山道 【さんどう】mountain road, mountain trail
山道 【やまみち】mountain road, mountain trail
山道 【せんどう】mountain road, mountain trail
仕業 【しわざ】act, action, deed
仕事場 【しごとば】place where one works, construction site, working area
仕事中 【しごとちゅう】at work, in the midst of work, working
仕手 【して】① doer, performer ② protagonist (in noh or kyogen), hero, leading part, main character ③ speculator (in trading)
仕切り 【しきり】partition, division, boundary, compartment, settlement of accounts, toeing the mark
仕送り 【しおくり】allowance, remittance
仕入れ 【しいれ】stocking, buying up
仕方ない 【しかたない】it can't be helped, it's inevitable, it's no use, can't stand it, impatient, annoyed
仕立て 【したて】tailoring, dressmaking, sewing, making, preparation
使い分け 【つかいわけ】proper use, using (different things) for different purposes
使い方 【つかいかた】way to use something, treatment, management (of help)
使者 【ししゃ】messenger, envoy, emissary
使用者 【しようしゃ】① user, consumer ② employer
使用料 【しようりょう】rent, hire
四方 【しほう】every direction
四方 【よも】every direction
始業 【しぎょう】start of work, commencement, opening
子会社 【こがいしゃ】subsidiary (company)
子弟 【してい】young(er) people
思いやり 【おもいやり】consideration, sympathy
思いとどまる 【おもいとどまる】to give up (a plan or idea), to desist from (doing)
思いっきり 【おもいっきり】with all one's strength, with all one's heart, resignation, resolution
思い切る 【おもいきる】① to give up all thoughts of, to abandon, to despair of ② to make up one's mind, to take a momentous decision
思わく 【おもわく】① expectation, prediction, forecast ② anticipation, speculation
上手くいく 【うまくいく】to go smoothly, to turn out well, to do the trick, to have peaceful relations
死去 【しきょ】death
死後 【しご】after death
死者 【ししゃ】casualty, deceased
死人 【しにん】corpse, dead person
私 【あたくし】I, me
私 【あたい】I, me
私 【あて】I, me
私見 【しけん】personal opinion
私立 【わたくしりつ】private (establishment)
試行 【しこう】making an attempt, trial run
試作 【しさく】trial manufacture, experiment, test piece, prototype
試写 【ししゃ】preview, private showing
試食 【ししょく】sampling food
試料 【しりょう】sample, test piece
ことによる① depending on the circumstances ② due to (with modifying verb)
事後 【じご】after-, post-, ex-
字引 【じびき】dictionary
持ち出す 【もちだす】① to take out, to carry out, to bring out from where it belongs ② to mention something, to broach a topic, to bring up (a subject), to raise (an issue), to mention
持ち前 【もちまえ】one's nature, characteristic
持っていく 【もっていく】to take, to carry (something) away
持って行く 【もっていく】to take, to carry (something) away
持っていく 【もってゆく】to take, to carry (something) away
持ってくる 【もってくる】to bring
持病 【じびょう】chronic disease
時間切れ 【じかんぎれ】① being out of time, passing the deadline ② time-out
時計 【ときはかり】watch, clock, timepiece
自家 【じか】own, personal, autologous
自国 【じこく】one's own country
自作 【じさく】one's own work
自社 【じしゃ】① one's company, company one works for ② in-house, belonging to the company
自前 【じまえ】① taking care one's responsibilities by oneself, one's own efforts, one's own expense ② going into business for oneself (selling one's own products), entrepreneur of such a business
自体 【じたい】itself
自転車 【じでんしゃ】bicycle
自白 【じはく】confession, acknowledgement, acknowledgment
自発 【じはつ】spontaneous
自力 【じりき】by oneself, self-made
室長 【しつちょう】room monitor
質 【たち】quality, nature (of person)
質屋 【しちや】pawnshop
社員 【しゃいん】① company employee ② company stockholders (esp. in legal contexts), members of a corporation
社会学 【しゃかいがく】sociology
社会人 【しゃかいじん】working adult, full-fledged member of society
社外 【しゃがい】outside the company
社名 【しゃめい】name of company
車体 【しゃたい】body (of car), frame
車道 【しゃどう】roadway
借り入れ 【かりいれ】debt
借地 【しゃくち】leased land
借入金 【かりいれきん】loan, loan payable, debt
主たる 【しゅたる】main, principal, major
主として 【しゅとして】mainly
主計 【しゅけい】paymaster, accountant
主力 【しゅりょく】main force, chief object, mainline
手がける 【てがける】to make, to do, to produce, to work on
手に入る 【てにはいる】to obtain, to come into possession of, to get hold of, to get one's hands on
手に入れる 【てにいれる】to obtain, to procure
手ごわい 【てごわい】difficult, tough, stubborn, redoubtable
手口 【てぐち】modus operandi, criminal technique, trick
手始め 【てはじめ】outset, start, beginning
手持ち 【てもち】holdings, goods on hand
手書き 【てがき】① handwriting ② skilled penman
手書き 【てかき】① handwriting ② skilled penman
手足 【てあし】one's hands and feet, limbs
手動 【しゅどう】manual (operation)
手立て 【てだて】means, method
手話 【しゅわ】sign language
秋口 【あきぐち】beginning of autumn, beginning of fall
秋風 【あきかぜ】autumn breeze, fall breeze
終日 【ひねもす】all day, for a whole day
終日 【ひめもす】all day, for a whole day
終日 【ひもすがら】all day, for a whole day
集い 【つどい】meeting, get-together (e.g. among friends)
住まう 【すまう】to live, to reside, to inhabit
住み心地 【すみごこち】comfort (in living place)
住人 【じゅうにん】dweller, inhabitant, resident
住友 【すみとも】Sumitomo (company)
住友銀行 【すみともぎんこう】Sumitomo Bank
十字 【じゅうじ】cross, crossed, cruciform
重さ 【おもさ】weight
重る 【おもる】to get heavy, to grow serious
重工業 【じゅうこうぎょう】heavy industry
重心 【じゅうしん】① centre of gravity (center) ② centroid, barycenter ③ (one's) balance
重病 【じゅうびょう】serious illness
出足 【であし】① start, turnout ② constant forward movement (sumo)
出店 【でみせ】① food stand, food stall ② branch store
出方 【でかた】① attitude, move ② theater usher, theatre usher
出力 【しゅつりょく】output (e.g. of dynamo)
春休み 【はるやすみ】spring break, spring vacation
春秋 【しゅんじゅう】① spring and autumn, spring and fall, months and years ② the Chronicles of Lu or the Spring and Autumn Annals - one of the Five Classics
春秋 【はるあき】① spring and autumn, spring and fall, months and years ② the Chronicles of Lu or the Spring and Autumn Annals - one of the Five Classics
春先 【はるさき】beginning of spring
書き方 【かきかた】① way of writing, manner of writing ② penmanship (esp. used in old textbooks), calligraphy ③ format (e.g. of a report) ④ stroke order of a character
書院 【しょいん】drawing room, study, publishing house, writing alcove
書体 【しょたい】calligraphic style, calligraphic styles, typeface
小言 【こごと】scolding, fault-finding
小品 【しょうひん】something very small, essay, literary sketch
小物 【こもの】accessories, small articles
上映 【じょうえい】① screening (a movie), showing ② to screen a movie
上手 【じょうて】① skill, skillful, dexterity ② flattery
上手 【じょうしゅ】① skill, skillful, dexterity ② flattery
上場 【じょうじょう】listing a stock
上体 【じょうたい】upper body
上田 【じょうでん】high rice field, very fertile rice field
色気 【いろけ】① colouring, coloring, shade of colour, shade of color ② interest in the opposite sex, sex appeal, sensuality, seductiveness, glamor, glamour, sexual passion ③ romance, poetry, charm ④ desire, interest, inclination, ambition
色紙 【しきし】square fancy cardboard, used for autographs, poetry, etc.
食い止める 【くいとめる】to check, to hold back
食道 【しょくどう】esophagus, gullet, esophageal
食肉 【しょくにく】meat (for consumption)
食用 【しょくよう】for use as food, edible
心をこめて 【こころをこめて】wholeheartedly
心外 【しんがい】wholly unexpected, regrettable, unthinkable
心がける 【こころがける】to keep in mind, to bear in mind, to try, to aim to do, to endeavor, to endeavour
心待ち 【こころまち】anticipation, expectation
心理学 【しんりがく】psychology
新語 【しんご】new word, neologism, word of recent origin, recent word, modern term
新作 【しんさく】new work, new production
新車 【しんしゃ】new car
新手 【あらて】fresh supply of troops, newcomer, new method
新生 【しんせい】rebirth, new birth, nascent
新体 【しんたい】new style
新入 【しんにゅう】newly arrived, joined, newly-entered
新年 【しんねん】New Year
新発売 【しんはつばい】new product or model
新風 【しんぷう】new style
新聞紙 【しんぶんし】newsprint, newspaper
真 【しん】① truth, reality, genuineness ② seriousness ③ logical TRUE ④ printed style writing ⑤ star performer
真意 【しんい】real intention, true motive, true meaning
真夏 【まなつ】midsummer
真新しい 【まあたらしい】brand new
真冬 【まふゆ】midwinter
真夜中 【まよなか】dead of night, midnight
親子 【おやこ】parent and child
親子 【しんし】parent and child
親族 【しんぞく】relatives
親日 【しんにち】pro-Japanese
親分 【おやぶん】boss, kingpin, chief, head (e.g. of a crime syndicate)
親方 【おやかた】① master ② coach in professional sumo
三方 【さんぼう】① three sides ② small offering stand
三方 【さんぽう】① three sides ② small offering stand
姉妹 【きょうだい】sisters
私事 【しじ】personal affairs
七夕 【たなばた】Festival of the Weaver (July 7th), Star Festival
七夕 【しちせき】Festival of the Weaver (July 7th), Star Festival
借家 【しゃくや】house for rent, rented house, renting a house
借家 【しゃっか】house for rent, rented house, renting a house
借家 【かりや】house for rent, rented house, renting a house
借家 【かりいえ】house for rent, rented house, renting a house
主人 【あるじ】head (of a household), proprietor (of a store), proprietress, landlord, landlady, master (of a servant)
少女 【おとめ】young lady, little girl, virgin, maiden, daughter
手のひら 【てのひら】the palm (of one's hand)
上院 【しょういん】Upper House, Senate, Lords
上院 【じょういん】Upper House, Senate, Lords
上手 【かみて】① upper part ② upper stream, upper course of a river ③ right side of the stage (audience's or camera's POV), stage left (actor's POV) ④ skillful (only in comparisons), dexterity (only in comparisons) ⑤ over-arm grip on opponent's belt (sumo)
上方 【かみがた】Kyoto and vicinity
上方 【じょうほう】upper region or part
思い 【おもい】thought, mind, heart, feelings, emotion, sentiment, love, affection, desire, wish, hope, expectation, imagination, experience
重み 【おもみ】importance, weight, dignity, emphasis
子牛 【こうし】calf
小牛 【こうし】calf
小売り 【こうり】retail
十代 【じゅうだい】the teens (10-19), teenage, the tenth generation
少なからず 【すくなからず】considerably, not a little, in no small numbers
手すり 【てすり】handrail, railing
手作り 【てづくり】handmade, homegrown, hand-crafted, homemade
とめがねclasp, snap fastener
持ち主 【もちぬし】owner, proprietor
室町 【むろまち】Muromachi (era 1392-1573, or 1333-1573, or 1336-1573)
思い切って 【おもいきって】resolutely, boldly, daringly
親しみ 【したしみ】intimacy, affection, familiarity
自問 【じもん】asking oneself
週休 【しゅうきゅう】weekly holiday
小売り店 【こうりてん】retail store, retail shop
小売店 【こうりてん】retail store, retail shop
止めどなく 【とめどなく】endlessly, ceaselessly
時事 【じじ】events of the day, current affairs
新春 【しんしゅん】New Year (Spring)
小口 【こぐち】small amount, (cut) end, edge, beginning, clue, section
親会社 【おやがいしゃ】parent company
社屋 【しゃおく】company office building
私学 【しがく】private (non-governmental) school (college, university)
私語 【しご】whispering, whisper, secret talk, murmur
私語 【ささやき】whispering, whisper, secret talk, murmur
新世界 【しんせかい】a new world, the New World
書家 【しょか】calligrapher, individual with good penmanship
試験場 【しけんじょう】examination hall (room), laboratory
三者 【さんしゃ】three persons, three parties
三代 【さんだい】① three generations, three periods ② third generation
三度 【さんど】three times
山手 【やまて】hilly (residential) section of a city (e.g. Tokyo, Kobe)
山野 【さんや】hills and fields, countryside
思い起こす 【おもいおこす】to recall, to remember
思い思い 【おもいおもい】just as one likes, as one pleases
死に体 【しにたい】losing posture (sumo), hopeless situation
私大 【しだい】private university or college
私服 【しふく】civilian clothes, plain clothes
私文書 【しぶんしょ】private document
紙上 【しじょう】on paper, in the newspapers, in a letter
持ち家 【もちいえ】one's (own) house
持ち帰る 【もちかえる】to carry back or home, to take out (e.g. food)
持ち出し 【もちだし】an item carried out, provide money (oneself)
持ち味 【もちあじ】inherent flavor, inherent flavour, distinctive characteristic
自家用 【じかよう】for private or home use
自室 【じしつ】one's own room
写真集 【しゃしんしゅう】collection of photographs, photoalbum
社会運動 【しゃかいうんどう】social movement
社会事業 【しゃかいじぎょう】social work
社会問題 【しゃかいもんだい】social problem
手中 【しゅちゅう】in one's hands, in one's control
週明け 【しゅうあけ】beginning of the week, new week opening, Monday
重き 【おもき】importance, emphasis, stress
重度 【じゅうど】heavy, severe
出走 【しゅっそう】entry in a race
手引書 【てびきしょ】handbook, manual, guide, primer
新田 【しんでん】a new rice field
新品 【しんぴん】(brand-)new article
新書 【しんしょ】① new book ② 17 x 11 cm paperbook book
親書 【しんしょ】handwritten or autograph letter
小手先 【こてさき】(superficial) cleverness
持ち帰り 【もちかえり】takeout (i.e. food)
場外 【じょうがい】outside the hall or stadium, off the premises
上野 【うえの】section of Tokyo
心意気 【こころいき】spirit, disposition
思いやる 【おもいやる】to be considerate, to sympathize with, to sympathise with
心から 【しんから】from the bottom of one's heart, heart and soul, by nature
心から 【こころから】from the bottom of one's heart, heart and soul, by nature
真の 【しんの】true, real, genuine, proper, utter
重し 【おもし】① stone weight (as used on pickle-tub covers) ② weight (as used in balances)
手前 【てめえ】① you (used by young males) ② oneself
質問をする 【しつもんをする】to ask a question, to ask questions
仕事始め 【しごとはじめ】resuming work after the new year's vacation
いろいろあってwhat with this and that, for a number of reasons
姉 【ねえ】① used after the name of someone who is an older sister figure ② used with various honorifics to mean (older) sister
出店 【しゅってん】① to set up a food stall or booth (bazaar, festival) ② to open a branch office
主 【あるじ】head (of a household), proprietor (of a store), proprietress, landlord, landlady, master (of a servant)
三角 【さんかく】triangle, triangular
三十八度線 【さんじゅうはちどせん】the Thirty-eighth Parallel
三選 【さんせん】third-term election
三役 【さんやく】three highest ranks (wrestling, unions, etc.)
三流 【さんりゅう】3rd rate
参院 【さんいん】House of Councillors
参加者 【さんかしゃ】participant, entrant
参画 【さんかく】taking part in planning
参観 【さんかん】visit, inspection
参考書 【さんこうしょ】reference book
参事 【さんじ】secretary, councillor, councilor
参道 【さんどう】road approaching a shrine
参入 【さんにゅう】coming, visiting, going
参列 【さんれつ】attendance, participation, presence
山登り 【やまのぼり】mountain climbing, mountaineering
算出 【さんしゅつ】calculation, computation
算定 【さんてい】calculation, estimation, computation
残業 【ざんぎょう】overtime (work)
残留 【ざんりゅう】① residual, residue ② stay behind, stay back
仕草 【しぐさ】action, acting, gesture, bearing, treatment, behavior, behaviour
四つ角 【よつかど】four corners, crossroads
四球 【しきゅう】four balls, base on balls (baseball), a walk
四半期 【しはんき】quarter (of a year)
子守 【こもり】① babysitter, nursemaid ② babysitting
市営 【しえい】municipal management
市外 【しがい】outside the city area, suburbs
市中 【しちゅう】in the city
市町村 【しちょうそん】cities, towns and villages, municipalities
市長 【しちょう】mayor
市内 【しない】(within a) city, local
市部 【しぶ】urban areas
市役所 【しやくしょ】municipal office, council, city hall
市立 【しりつ】municipal, city
市立 【いちりつ】municipal, city
思い直す 【おもいなおす】to re-think, to think back upon, to change one's mind
思い当たる 【おもいあたる】to come to mind, to recall, to think of
思春期 【ししゅんき】puberty
指数 【しすう】index, index number, exponent (e.g. in floating-point representation), characteristic
指先 【ゆびさき】fingertip
指名 【しめい】name, nominate, designate
指名手配 【しめいてはい】① to want (e.g. for questioning by the police), to put on the wanted list ② wanted (e.g. for questioning)
死活 【しかつ】life and-or death
死球 【しきゅう】hit a batter by pitching a ball (baseball)
死語 【しご】dead language, obsolete word
私書箱 【ししょばこ】post office box
私生活 【しせいかつ】one's private life
私的 【してき】personal, private, proprietary
糸口 【いとぐち】thread end, beginning, clue
紙面 【しめん】space (page)
試運転 【しうんてん】trial run, test run
試金石 【しきんせき】touchstone, test case
試算 【しさん】trial calculation, preliminary calculation
試薬 【しやく】reagent
試練 【しれん】test, trial, probation, ordeal, tribulation
歯ブラシ 【はブラシ】toothbrush
歯ごたえ 【はごたえ】feel (consistency) of food while being chewed
歯科医 【しかい】dentist
歯止め 【はどめ】① brake, skid, pawl ② restraint, curtailment, self-imposed limit, check
歯切れ 【はぎれ】the feel when biting, manner of enunciation
事業所 【じぎょうしょ】plant, enterprise place, office
事実上 【じじつじょう】(as a) matter of fact, actually, in reality
事実無根 【じじつむこん】groundless, entirely contrary to fact
事例 【じれい】example, precedent
字形 【じけい】character style or form
持ち直す 【もちなおす】to recover, to rally, to improve, to pick up
時点 【じてん】point in time, occasion
次回 【じかい】next time (occasion)
次期 【じき】① next term, next period ② next version, next release
次代 【じだい】the next era
次長 【じちょう】vice-, assistant director, vice-director
次点 【じてん】runner-up
自営 【じえい】independent, self-employed, self-supporting, operating own business
自活 【じかつ】self-support
自主的 【じしゅてき】independent, autonomous, voluntary, of one's own initiative, unilateral
自然に 【しぜんに】naturally, smoothly, spontaneously
自他 【じた】① oneself and others ② transitive and intransitive
自伝 【じでん】autobiography
自動的 【じどうてき】automatic
自発的 【じはつてき】spontaneous, voluntary
自費 【じひ】one's own expense, out-of-pocket expense
自筆 【じひつ】one's own handwriting
自負 【じふ】conceit, bragging about one's own ability
自分自身 【じぶんじしん】oneself, myself
自明 【じめい】obvious, self-evident, trivial, axiomatic, self-explanatory
自由化 【じゆうか】liberalization, liberalisation, freeing
室内 【しつない】indoor, inside the room
室内楽 【しつないがく】chamber music
質的 【しつてき】qualitative
質量 【しつりょう】mass
実 【じち】① truth, reality ② sincerity, honesty, fidelity ③ content, substance ④ (good) result
実り 【みのり】① ripening (of a crop) ② crop, harvest
実業 【じつぎょう】industry, business
実兄 【じっけい】one's own elder brother
実験室 【じっけんしつ】laboratory
実質的 【じっしつてき】substantial
実数 【じっすう】real number
実体 【じったい】substance, entity, object
実地 【じっち】① practice, practise ② the actual site
実名 【じつめい】real name
実用的 【じつようてき】practical
実力行使 【じつりょくこうし】use of force
実話 【じつわ】true story
社会面 【しゃかいめん】society or local news page
社交的 【しゃこうてき】sociable
社内 【しゃない】within a company, in-house
車線 【しゃせん】traffic lane, road lane
車内 【しゃない】inside a carriage
車両 【しゃりょう】rolling stock, railroad cars, vehicles
弱気 【よわき】timid, faint-hearted, bearish sentiment
弱者 【じゃくしゃ】weak person, the weak
弱体 【じゃくたい】weak (organization, organisation)
弱虫 【よわむし】coward, weakling
主観的 【しゅかんてき】subjective
主計局 【しゅけいきょく】budget bureau
主体的 【しゅたいてき】independent, responsible, active, proactive
主犯 【しゅはん】principal offence, principal offense, principal offender
主筆 【しゅひつ】editor-in-chief
主流 【しゅりゅう】main current (stream), mainline, mainstream
取り外す 【とりはずす】to dismantle, to demount, to take something away, to detach
取り残す 【とりのこす】to leave behind
取り返す 【とりかえす】to regain, to recover, to get back
守り 【まもり】① protection, defense, defence ② providence ③ amulet, charm, talisman
手荷物 【てにもつ】hand luggage, hand baggage
手記 【しゅき】note, memorandum
手形 【てがた】① draft, draught, promissory note ② signed hand-print (sumo)
手助け 【てだすけ】a help
手数料 【てすうりょう】handling charge, commission
手直し 【てなおし】adjustment, tweaking, improvement, modification, tinkering, minor alteration, correction
酒屋 【さかや】① liquor store, wine shop, bottle shop ② sake dealer, liquor-store owner, brewer
酒類 【しゅるい】alcoholic drinks, liquor
首長 【しゅちょう】head (of organization, organisation), chief
受け皿 【うけざら】① saucer ② receptacle for things, receiving something (e.g. funds)
受取 【うけとり】receipt
受け取 【うけとり】receipt
受取り 【うけとり】receipt
受注 【じゅちゅう】accepting orders
受動的 【じゅどうてき】passive
受理 【じゅり】acceptance
拾い物 【ひろいもの】① a find ② windfall, bargain
終局 【しゅうきょく】end, close, conclusion, denouement, finale, end of a game of go
終身 【しゅうしん】the whole life
終息 【しゅうそく】having just ended, being resolved
終電 【しゅうでん】last train
集う 【つどう】to meet, to assemble, to congregate
集荷 【しゅうか】collection of cargo, cargo booking
集落 【しゅうらく】village, community, settlement, town, colony (animals, etc.)
十両 【じゅうりょう】second highest sumo division, wrestlers of the second highest sumo division
重ね合わせ 【かさねあわせ】superposition (physics)
重苦しい 【おもくるしい】heavy, gloomy, awkward, cumbrous, oppressive, leaden
重役 【おもやく】director, high executive, (person with) heavy responsibilities
重油 【じゅうゆ】heavy oil, fuel oil
宿る 【やどる】① to lodge, to dwell ② to be pregnant
宿屋 【やどや】inn
出荷 【しゅっか】shipping, outgoing freight, forwarding
出向 【しゅっこう】being transferred, proceeding, leaving for
出向く 【でむく】to go to, to proceed to, to leave for
出港 【しゅっこう】departure, clearance (of a ship)
出身者 【しゅっしんしゃ】① alumnus (alumnae), graduate, old boy (girl) ② former member of an organization ③ former inhabitant (country, region, etc.)
出頭 【しゅっとう】① appearance, presence, attendance ② surrender (e.g. to the police), turning oneself in (e.g. to the police)
出馬 【しゅつば】① going on horseback ② going in person ③ running for election
出番 【でばん】one's turn
術 【じゅつ】art, means, technique
すべway, method, means
準決勝 【じゅんけっしょう】semifinal (in sports)
所見 【しょけん】view, opinion, finding, findings
所長 【しょちょう】chief, head
書き言葉 【かきことば】written word, written language
書き直す 【かきなおす】to write out, to make a fair copy, to rewrite
書記 【しょき】clerk, secretary
書面 【しょめん】document, letter
助け合う 【たすけあう】to help each other, to cooperate
助っ人 【すけっと】helper, supporter, second, backer
助手 【すけて】helper, helpmeet, assistant, tutor
助役 【じょやく】assistant official
助力 【じょりょく】assistance, support
女神 【めがみ】goddess
女神 【じょしん】goddess
女流 【じょりゅう】woman writer
勝者 【しょうしゃ】winner, victor
商い 【あきない】trade, business, trading, dealing
商会 【しょうかい】firm, company
商工 【しょうこう】commerce and industry
商事 【しょうじ】commercial affairs
商談 【しょうだん】business discussion, negotiation
商用 【しょうよう】on business, for business, business purpose
小石 【こいし】pebble
小島 【こじま】small island, islet
小道具 【こどうぐ】props, (stage) properties, gadgets
少額 【しょうがく】small sum (e.g. of money), small denomination
消火 【しょうか】fire fighting, extinguishing a fire
消費者 【しょうひしゃ】consumer
消防車 【しょうぼうしゃ】fire-engine
上っ調子 【うわっちょうし】flippant, frivolous, shallow
上り坂 【のぼりざか】ascent, upgrade
上記 【じょうき】above-mentioned, above-named, above
上手投げ 【うわてなげ】(baseball) an overhand throw, (sumo) a throw using the outside of the arm
上申 【じょうしん】report to a superior
上半期 【かみはんき】the first half-year, first half of the year
上半身 【じょうはんしん】upper half of body, bust
上部 【じょうぶ】top part, surface
上流 【じょうりゅう】upper stream, upper classes
乗じる 【じょうじる】① to take advantage of, to follow blindly ② to multiply
乗っ取り 【のっとり】capture, takeover, hijack, skyjacking
乗り 【のり】① riding, ride ② spread (of paints) ③ (two)-seater ④ mood (as in to pick up on and join in with someone's mood)
乗り回す 【のりまわす】to drive (a car) around, to ride (a bicycle) around
乗り気 【のりき】interest, eagerness
乗気 【のりき】interest, eagerness
乗り出す 【のりだす】① to set out, to set sail ② to embark on (a new venture), to set out (to achieve something) ③ to begin to ride ④ to lean forward
乗員 【じょういん】crew
乗組員 【のりくみいん】crew
乗馬 【じょうば】① horse riding ② riding horse, saddle horse
乗用車 【じょうようしゃ】passenger vehicle, automobile
場内 【じょうない】on the grounds
常 【とこ】ever, endless
常時 【じょうじ】usually, ordinarily
常習 【じょうしゅう】custom, common practice, common practise, habit
常用 【じょうよう】habitual use, daily use
情感 【じょうかん】feeling, sensitivity, emotion
植物園 【しょくぶつえん】botanical garden
植林 【しょくりん】afforestation
色合い 【いろあい】hue, tinge, tint
色調 【しきちょう】color tone, colour tone
食生活 【しょくせいかつ】eating habits
食費 【しょくひ】food expense
心不全 【しんふぜん】heart failure
新 【しん】① new, neo- ② Gregorian calendar ③ Xin (dynasty of China)
新学期 【しんがっき】new school term
新顔 【しんがお】newcomer, new face
新旧 【しんきゅう】new and old, incoming and outgoing
新曲 【しんきょく】new piece, new song
新型 【しんがた】new style, new model
新式 【しんしき】new form, new formula
新星 【しんせい】new face (star), nova
新雪 【しんせつ】new snow
新米 【しんまい】① new rice ② novice, beginner, tyro, newcomer, newbie
新緑 【しんりょく】fresh verdure, new green leaves
深み 【ふかみ】depth, deep place
深海 【しんかい】deep sea, depths of the sea, ocean depths
申 【さる】ninth sign of Chinese zodiac (The Monkey, 3pm-5pm, west-southwest, July)
真っ向 【まっこう】brow, front, helmet front
真顔 【まがお】serious look
真実 【さな】truth, reality
真実 【さね】truth, reality
真正面 【ましょうめん】directly opposite, right in front
神学 【しんがく】theology
神楽 【かぐら】ancient Shinto music and dancing
神業 【かみわざ】① divine work, miracle, superhuman feat ② art, technique or skill worthy of the gods (esp. sports)
神童 【しんどう】prodigy, wonder child
神道 【しんとう】Shinto
神父 【しんぷ】Catholic priest, abbe
親近感 【しんきんかん】affinity
実に 【げに】indeed, really, absolutely, truly, actually, very, quite
持ち合い 【もちあい】① unity, even matching, interdependence ② steadiness (of market price), holding, no change
三角形 【さんかっけい】triangle, three-cornered polygon
三味線 【さみせん】three-stringed Japanese guitar, shamisen
次 【じ】① next ② hypo- (i.e. containing an element with low valence) ③ order, sequence, time, times
十八番 【じゅうはちばん】① No. 18, eighteenth ② repertoire of 18 kabuki plays ③ one's favourite stunt (favorite), one's specialty
十八番 【おはこ】① No. 18, eighteenth ② repertoire of 18 kabuki plays ③ one's favourite stunt (favorite), one's specialty
重荷 【おもに】load, heavy burden, encumbrance, heavy freight, heavy responsibility
重荷 【じゅうか】load, heavy burden, encumbrance, heavy freight, heavy responsibility
出所 【しゅっしょ】① birthplace, origin, source, authority ② release (discharge) from prison, exit, point of departure, time to take action
出所 【でどころ】① birthplace, origin, source, authority ② release (discharge) from prison, exit, point of departure, time to take action
出所 【でどこ】① birthplace, origin, source, authority ② release (discharge) from prison, exit, point of departure, time to take action
助言 【じょごん】advice, suggestion
女形 【おやま】male actor in female Kabuki roles
女形 【おんながた】male actor in female Kabuki roles
商人 【あきんど】trader, shopkeeper, merchant
商人 【あきゅうど】trader, shopkeeper, merchant
商人 【あきびと】trader, shopkeeper, merchant
上向き 【うえむき】pointing up, pointing upward, upturn, uptrend, upward tendency
上向き 【うわむき】pointing up, pointing upward, upturn, uptrend, upward tendency
乗客 【じょうかく】passenger
秋晴れ 【あきばれ】clear autumnal weather
受け持ち 【うけもち】charge (of something), matter in one's charge
書取 【かきとり】① writing down from other written material, writing kanji text from hiragana ② transcription (of spoken material)
仕組み 【しくみ】① structure, construction, arrangement, contrivance ② plan, plot, contrivance
小量 【しょうりょう】small dose, small quantity, narrowmindedness
少量 【しょうりょう】small dose, small quantity, narrowmindedness
次々に 【つぎつぎに】one by one, one after another, successively
手当て 【てあて】① allowance, compensation ② treatment, medical care
手落ち 【ておち】oversight, omission
取り決め 【とりきめ】decision, agreement
取決め 【とりきめ】decision, agreement
取り組み 【とりくみ】① bout (in sports, etc.), match ② effort, initiative, dealing with, grappling with, wrestling with
取り消し 【とりけし】cancellation, withdrawal, abolition, revocation, cancel, CAN
取消し 【とりけし】cancellation, withdrawal, abolition, revocation, cancel, CAN
取り調べ 【とりしらべ】investigation (e.g. by police or prosecutors), examination, inquiry, enquiry
取調べ 【とりしらべ】investigation (e.g. by police or prosecutors), examination, inquiry, enquiry
取次 【とりつぎ】agency, commission
情けない 【なさけない】miserable, pitiable, shameful, deplorable
乗り場 【のりば】place for boarding vehicles
乗物 【のりもの】vehicle
真ん丸 【まんまる】perfect circle
申し合わせ 【もうしあわせ】arrangement, appointment
申し入れ 【もうしいれ】proposal, offer, report, proposition, notice
申し立て 【もうしたて】statement, account (of something), declaration, allegation
持ち物 【もちもの】one's property, personal effects
焼き肉 【やきにく】yakiniku (Japanese dish of fried meat), Korean barbecue
焼肉 【やきにく】yakiniku (Japanese dish of fried meat), Korean barbecue
焼もち 【やきもち】① jealousy ② roasted rice cake
弱み 【よわみ】weakness
新橋 【しんばし】Shinbashi (section of Tokyo)
自営業 【じえいぎょう】independent business
耳元 【みみもと】close to the ear
申し分無い 【もうしぶんない】no objection, nothing to criticize, nothing to criticise
術後 【じゅつご】postoperative
小型 【こがた】small size, tiny
受取人 【うけとりにん】recipient
受章 【じゅしょう】reception of a decoration or order
時流 【じりゅう】fashion (current) of the times, general drift of affairs
実相 【じっそう】reality, real state of affairs
小声 【こごえ】low voice, whisper
深山 【みやま】mountain recess, deep in the mountains
深山 【しんざん】mountain recess, deep in the mountains
自然界 【しぜんかい】nature, the natural world, realm of nature
焼死 【しょうし】death by fire
州都 【しゅうと】capital (city) of a state
社会科 【しゃかいか】social studies
春季 【しゅんき】spring
宿駅 【しゅくえき】post town, relay station, stage
三次 【さんじ】three times, cubic
三部 【さんぶ】three parts, three copies
三部作 【さんぶさく】trilogy
山陽 【さんよう】south side of a mountain, Sanyo district
四死球 【ししきゅう】four dead balls (baseball)
子役 【こやく】dramatic role for child, child actor
市道 【しどう】municipal roads
字数 【じすう】number of characters or letters
持ち回り 【もちまわり】rotation, by turns
自決 【じけつ】① self-determination ② suicide
自助 【じじょ】self-help
自由形 【じゆうがた】freestyle (e.g. swimming event)
式部 【しきぶ】(Meiji era) official responsible for court ceremonies
実子 【じっし】one's own child
実勢 【じっせい】actual, real, true
実弟 【じってい】one's (biological) younger brother
社会教育 【しゃかいきょういく】social education
取り下げ 【とりさげ】withdrawal
取り口 【とりくち】sumo techniques
取水 【しゅすい】drawing water from river or lake
守勢 【しゅせい】(being on the) defensive
手放し 【てばなし】without holding on, without using the hands, letting go one's hold, lack of reserve or restraint, openly
受け 【うけ】① popularity, favour, favor, reception ② defense, defence, reputation ③ agreement ④ submissive partner of a homosexual relationship ⑤ receiver of technique (e.g. in martial arts)
秋季 【しゅうき】fall, autumn
週内 【しゅうない】by the end of this week, within the week
出合い 【であい】encounter
取りまとめる 【とりまとめる】① to collect, to gather, to compile, to assemble ② to arrange, to settle
酒店 【さかだな】alcohol-selling shop
酒店 【さかみせ】alcohol-selling shop
酒店 【しゅてん】alcohol-selling shop
酒店 【さけてん】alcohol-selling shop
手取り 【てとり】talented sumo wrestler, good at manipulating (others)
書記局 【しょききょく】secretariat
社会的 【しゃかいてき】social
勝ち負け 【かちまけ】victory or defeat
勝ち星 【かちぼし】(mark indicating) a win
取り立て 【とりたて】① collection (of a debt) ② patronage, promotion ③ fresh (e.g. freshly picked)
取り計らい 【とりはからい】arrangement
取り決める 【とりきめる】to agree, to decide upon, to enter into (a contract)
春場所 【はるばしょ】spring (March) sumo tournament, held in Osaka
新進 【しんしん】rising, up-and-coming
新薬 【しんやく】a new medicine
親交 【しんこう】intimacy, friendship, friendly relations
試験的 【しけんてき】experimental, provisional
山形 【やまがた】mountain-shaped
山村 【さんそん】mountain village
上乗せ 【うわのせ】extra
上期 【かみき】first half of the year
商学 【しょうがく】commercial science
常勤 【じょうきん】full-time employment
残った分 【のこったぶん】amount left over
少数意見 【しょうすういけん】minority opinion
新聞記事 【しんぶんきじ】newspaper story (article, account)
助け合い 【たすけあい】cooperation, mutual aid (help)
常 【つね】usual state of things
勝手気まま 【かってきまま】self-willed, (doing or saying things) to suit one's own convenience, oblivious to the convenience of others
真逆 【まぎゃく】the exact opposite
事例集 【じれいしゅう】collection of cases, collection of instances
自然公園 【しぜんこうえん】nature park, natural park
もてなしentertainment, hospitality
札束 【さつたば】roll of banknotes
殺し 【ころし】a murder
殺意 【さつい】intent to kill, intent to murder
殺害 【さつがい】killing, murder
殺到 【さっとう】rush, flood
雑居 【ざっきょ】① living together, mixed residence, sharing living quarters ② multi-tenant, community
雑草 【ざっそう】weed
雑木林 【ぞうきばやし】grove of mixed trees, copse
雑木林 【ぞうぼくりん】grove of mixed trees, copse
皿洗い 【さらあらい】washing-up, dish-washing
三越 【みつこし】Mitsukoshi (department store)
三権 【さんけん】the three powers of government (legislative, executive and judicial)
三省 【さんせい】frequent reflection (meditation)
三枚 【さんまい】① three flat objects (e.g. tickets, pieces of cloth, etc.) ② filleting (a fish)
三輪 【さんりん】three wheels
参事官 【さんじかん】councillor, councilor
参政権 【さんせいけん】suffrage, franchise
参戦 【さんせん】participation in a war
参拝 【さんぱい】visit to a shrine or temple, paying homage at a shrine or temple
参与 【さんよ】① participation, taking part ② consultant, councillor, adviser
山菜 【さんさい】edible wild plants
山頂 【さんちょう】summit (e.g. mountain)
ちらし① scattering ② leaflets
散らばる 【ちらばる】to be scattered about
散会 【さんかい】adjournment
散発 【さんぱつ】sporadic, scattering
散髪 【さんぱつ】hair-cutting, hair-dressing
散布 【さんぷ】dissemination, scattering, sprinkling, spraying
散布 【さっぷ】dissemination, scattering, sprinkling, spraying
散文 【さんぶん】prose
産科 【さんか】obstetrics
産児制限 【さんじせいげん】birth control
産卵 【さんらん】egg-laying, spawning
賛辞 【さんじ】eulogy, compliment
賛同 【さんどう】approval, endorsement
賛否 【さんぴ】yes and no, for and against
残存 【ざんそん】remaining, survival, residue, residual
残存 【ざんぞん】remaining, survival, residue, residual
仕込み 【しこみ】training, stocking up, preparation
使徒 【しと】apostle, disciple
使途 【しと】purpose for which money is spent, the way money is spent
使用済み 【しようずみ】already finished being used, second-hand, no longer used
刺し 【さし】① sharpened tube for testing rice in bags ② sashimi (sliced raw fish)
刺し身 【さしみ】sashimi (sliced raw fish)
史家 【しか】historian
史学 【しがく】study of history
史実 【しじつ】historical fact
史上 【しじょう】historical
史料 【しりょう】historical records, archives
四畳半 【よじょうはん】4.5 tatami mats
四輪車 【よんりんしゃ】automobile, car
市議 【しぎ】city councillor, city councilor, city assemblyman
市況 【しきょう】market conditions
市場調査 【しじょうちょうさ】market research
市政 【しせい】municipal government
市販 【しはん】① selling on the market (in the marketplace, in stores, etc.), making something commercially available ② commercial (e.g. software), over-the-counter, off-the-shelf, store-bought
市民権 【しみんけん】citizenship, civic rights, civil rights
師事 【しじ】study under, looking up, apprentice oneself
師団 【しだん】(army) division
師弟 【してい】teacher and student
指し示す 【さししめす】to indicate, to show, to point to
指針 【ししん】compass needle (cursor), guideline, pointer
支局 【しきょく】branch office
支社 【ししゃ】branch office
支柱 【しちゅう】prop, brace, fulcrum
支部 【しぶ】branch, subdivision
支流 【しりゅう】tributary, branch
死因 【しいん】cause of death
死亡者 【しぼうしゃ】the deceased, deaths, persons killed
私設 【しせつ】private
緒 【いとぐち】thread end, beginning, clue
紙袋 【かみぶくろ】paper bag
脂 【やに】① resin ② (tobacco) resin, tar, nicotine ③ sleep (in one's eyes, i.e. eye mucus)
脂身 【あぶらみ】fat meat
誌 【し】magazine
資材 【しざい】(raw) material
資質 【ししつ】nature, disposition
資本金 【しほんきん】capital stock
歯科医師 【しかいし】dentist
事象 【じしょう】event, phenomenon, matter
事変 【じへん】accident, disaster, incident, uprising, emergency
事務員 【じむいん】clerk
事務官 【じむかん】administrative official, secretary, commissioner
事務局 【じむきょく】secretariat, executive office
事務次官 【じむじかん】permanent vice-president, undersecretary, vice-minister
事務室 【じむしつ】office
事務的 【じむてき】businesslike, practical
事務当局 【じむとうきょく】officials in charge
似顔 【にがお】portrait, likeness
似合い 【にあい】well-matched, becoming, suitable
持ち越す 【もちこす】to carry over, to carry forward, to keep (for later), to defer
持ち込む 【もちこむ】to lodge, to take something into ..., to bring in
持久 【じきゅう】endurance, persistence
時給 【じきゅう】hourly pay, hourly wage
時限 【じげん】① (school) period ② period or division of time, time limit
時効 【じこう】① statute of limitations, lapse of rights after a period of time, prescription (including acquisitive and extinctive prescription) ② ageing, aging
時代劇 【じだいげき】historical play, period drama
次官 【じかん】vice-minister, undersecretary
次席 【じせき】associate, junior, assistant, runner-up
治水 【ちすい】flood control
示談 【じだん】settlement out of court
自画像 【じがぞう】self portrait
自給 【じきゅう】self-support
自供 【じきょう】confession
自治省 【じちしょう】Ministry of Home Affairs
自治体 【じちたい】self-governing body, municipality, autonomous entity
自信 【じしん】self-confidence
自制 【じせい】self control, self restraint
自動販売機 【じどうはんばいき】vending machine
自販機 【じはんき】vending machine
自律 【じりつ】autonomy
辞意 【じい】intention to resign
辞任 【じにん】① to resign ② resignation
辞表 【じひょう】letter of resignation
辞令 【じれい】notice of personnel change (appointment, dismissal, etc.)
識者 【しきしゃ】well-informed person, thinking person, intelligent person
識別 【しきべつ】discrimination, discernment, identification
失意 【しつい】disappointment, despair, adversity
失跡 【しっせき】absconding, disappearance
失速 【しっそく】stall (in flying)
失点 【しってん】run charged to the pitcher
失明 【しつめい】loss of eyesight
湿原 【しつげん】marshy grassland, wetlands
湿地 【しっち】wetland, wetlands
実演 【じつえん】stage show, performance
実況 【じっきょう】real condition
実効 【じっこう】practical effect, efficacy, efficiency
実在 【じつざい】reality, existence
実務 【じつむ】practical business, practical work experience, practicum, practice
実利 【じつり】use, utility, profit, gain
社会党 【しゃかいとう】Socialist Party
社団法人 【しゃだんほうじん】corporation
車種 【しゃしゅ】car make, car model
若さ 【わかさ】youth
若者 【わかもの】young man, youth, lad
若手 【わかて】young person
若人 【わこうど】young person, young man
若葉 【わかば】new leaves, fresh verdure
弱腰 【よわごし】weak attitude
主因 【しゅいん】primary cause, main factor
主管 【しゅかん】supervision, management, supervisor, manager
主査 【しゅさ】chief examiner or investigator
主治医 【しゅじい】attending physician, physician in charge, (one's) family doctor
主将 【しゅしょう】commander-in-chief, (team) captain
主席 【しゅせき】① head, chief ② chairman, governor, president ③ top student, head of the class ④ top seat, first desk (in orchestra)
首席 【しゅせき】① head, chief ② chairman, governor, president ③ top student, head of the class ④ top seat, first desk (in orchestra)
主戦 【しゅせん】advocacy of war
主導権 【しゅどうけん】hegemony, leadership, initiative
取り囲む 【とりかこむ】to surround, to crowd around
取り掛かる 【とりかかる】to begin, to set about, to start
取り込む 【とりこむ】to take in, to capture (e.g. image), to introduce, to be busy
取得 【しゅとく】acquisition
手招き 【てまねき】beckoning
手探り 【てさぐり】fumbling, groping
手痛い 【ていたい】severe, hard
手渡す 【てわたす】to hand over, to surrender
手抜き 【てぬき】① omitting crucial steps, cutting corners, skimping ② intentional negligence
手腕 【しゅわん】ability
種子 【しゅし】seed, pit
種別 【しゅべつ】classification, assortment
種目 【しゅもく】event, item of business
酒造 【しゅぞう】sake brewing
受講 【じゅこう】taking (attending) lectures
受賞 【じゅしょう】winning (a prize)
受信 【じゅしん】reception (e.g. radio), receipt
受信機 【じゅしんき】(television, radio, etc.) receiver
受精卵 【じゅせいらん】fertilized eggs, fertilised eggs
受像 【じゅぞう】(television) reception
受難 【じゅなん】suffering, agony, passion
受容 【じゅよう】reception
受領 【じゅりょう】receipt (of letter), acknowledgement, acceptance
授かる 【さずかる】① to be awarded (e.g. a prize), to be given an award, to receive (e.g. a title) ② to be gifted or endowed (e.g. with a talent) ③ to be blessed (e.g. with a child) ④ to be initiated (e.g. into a secret)
授賞 【じゅしょう】awarding a prize
収拾 【しゅうしゅう】control, settling, coping
収容所 【しゅうようじょ】home, asylum, camp
収用 【しゅうよう】expropriation, seizure
収量 【しゅうりょう】yield, size of harvest
収録 【しゅうろく】① compilation, editing ② recording
周知 【しゅうち】common knowledge, (something) well-known
周到 【しゅうとう】scrupulous, meticulous, careful
周年 【しゅうねん】whole year, anniversary
周波数 【しゅうはすう】frequency (of waves)
終止符 【しゅうしふ】① full stop, period ② end
終戦 【しゅうせん】end of war, cessation of hostilities
終値 【おわりね】closing price (stock exchange, etc.)
終末 【しゅうまつ】an end, a close
習性 【しゅうせい】trait
週刊 【しゅうかん】published weekly
週刊誌 【しゅうかんし】weekly publication, weekly magazine
集積 【しゅうせき】accumulation
集約 【しゅうやく】① intensive ② collect(ed), summarize(d), summarise(d)
住職 【じゅうしょく】chief priest (of a Buddhist temple)
住専 【じゅうせん】housing-loan corporation
住宅地 【じゅうたくち】housing district, residential district
住民税 【じゅうみんぜい】municipal tax
十億 【じゅうおく】1,000,000,000, billion (American), (obs) milliard (British)
柔和 【にゅうわ】gentleness, mildness, meekness
重圧 【じゅうあつ】pressure
重責 【じゅうせき】heavy responsibility
重要文化財 【じゅうようぶんかざい】important cultural property
祝辞 【しゅくじ】congratulatory address
祝電 【しゅくでん】congratulatory telegram
祝杯 【しゅくはい】toast, congratulatory cup
祝福 【しゅくふく】blessing
出願 【しゅつがん】application
出資 【しゅっし】investment, contribution, financing
出席者 【しゅっせきしゃ】those present, attendance
出遅れる 【でおくれる】to get a late start
出版物 【しゅっぱんぶつ】publications
純金 【じゅんきん】pure gold, solid gold
純度 【じゅんど】purity (of a substance)
順守 【じゅんしゅ】compliance, adherence (to a set of rules), (religious) observance
順に 【じゅんに】in order, in turn, one by one
順位 【じゅんい】order, rank, position (e.g. in a race), precedence
順次 【じゅんじ】in order, sequential, seriatim
処女 【しょじょ】virgin, maiden
初め 【はじめ】beginning, start, origin
初める 【そめる】to begin to
初演 【しょえん】first performance
初夏 【しょか】early summer
初夏 【はつなつ】early summer
初回 【しょかい】① first time, first innings, initial attempt ② first, initial
初期 【しょき】① early (days), initial stage ② initial
初出 【しょしゅつ】first appearance
初場所 【はつばしょ】New Year's (January) sumo tournament, held in Tokyo
初心 【しょしん】original intention, initial resolution
初心者 【しょしんしゃ】beginner
初雪 【はつゆき】first snow (of season)
初対面 【しょたいめん】first meeting, first interview with
初代 【しょだい】first generation, founder
初頭 【しょとう】beginning (of a century, etc.)
初日 【しょにち】first or opening day
初任給 【しょにんきゅう】initial salary
初恋 【はつこい】first love, puppy love
初老 【しょろう】middle-aged, aging, ageing, age 40
所管 【しょかん】jurisdiction
所在地 【しょざいち】location
所信 【しょしん】belief, conviction, opinion
所得税 【しょとくぜい】income tax
所有権 【しょゆうけん】ownership, dominion
緒 【お】cord, strap, thong
書き込む 【かきこむ】① to fill in (field, entry, etc.), to fill out (form) ② to post a message (e.g. on a bulletin-board) ③ to store
書簡 【しょかん】letter, note, epistle, correspondence
諸国 【しょこく】various countries (often used as suffix)
助演 【じょえん】co-star
助産婦 【じょさんぷ】midwife
助成 【じょせい】assisting, assistance, fostering, aiding
女児 【じょじ】baby girl, primary schoolgirl
除いて 【のぞいて】except, save
除去 【じょきょ】removal, getting rid of
除草 【じょそう】weeding
除名 【じょめい】expulsion, excommunication
勝ち越し 【かちこし】more wins than losses (sport)
召集 【しょうしゅう】convening, calling together (e.g. parliament)
商工会議所 【しょうこうかいぎしょ】Chamber of Commerce and Industry
商品券 【しょうひんけん】gift certificate
商法 【しょうほう】trade, business, commerce, commercial law
商務 【しょうむ】commercial affairs
将軍 【しょうぐん】general, shogun
将校 【しょうこう】commissioned officer
将来性 【しょうらいせい】future prospects, promise
将来像 【しょうらいぞう】vision of the future
小枝 【こえだ】twig, spray
小児 【しょうに】young child, infant
小説家 【しょうせつか】novelist, fiction writer
小麦粉 【こむぎこ】wheat flour
少将 【しょうしょう】major general, rear admiral, air commodore
床下 【ゆかした】under the floor
招集 【しょうしゅう】calling or convening (a meeting, assembly, congress)
昇格 【しょうかく】raising of status
昇給 【しょうきゅう】salary raise
消極 【しょうきょく】negative, conservative
消費税 【しょうひぜい】consumption tax (incl. sales tax, VAT, excise duty, etc.)
照れる 【てれる】to be shy, to feel awkward
照会 【しょうかい】inquiry, enquiry, query, reference
照準 【しょうじゅん】alignment
省庁 【しょうちょう】ministries and government offices, the authorities
省令 【しょうれい】ministerial ordinance
笑い声 【わらいごえ】laughter
笑み 【えみ】smile
紹介者 【しょうかいしゃ】person who introduces someone, introducer
象 【しょう】phenomenon
賞状 【しょうじょう】honorable certificate, honourable certificate
賞与 【しょうよ】reward, prize, bonus
上越 【じょうえつ】area on Japan Sea side of Japan, including Niigata
上限 【じょうげん】upper limit, maximum
上告 【じょうこく】jokoku appeal (final appeal to a higher court)
上積み 【うわづみ】① deck cargo, upper layer of goods ② extra ③ to pile on top of
上層 【じょうそう】upper stratum (classes, stories, storeys)
乗り越える 【のりこえる】to climb over, to ride across, to surmount
乗り降り 【のりおり】getting on and off
乗り遅れる 【のりおくれる】to miss (train, bus, etc.)
乗降 【じょうこう】getting on and off
乗車券 【じょうしゃけん】passenger ticket
乗務員 【じょうむいん】trainman, train crew
城下町 【じょうかまち】castle town, town around castle
場違い 【ばちがい】out-of-place, inappropriate, sticking out like a sore thumb
常設 【じょうせつ】standing (a thing, in a place), permanent
常駐 【じょうちゅう】staying permanently, being stationed, resident
常任 【じょうにん】standing, regular, permanent
常務 【じょうむ】① managing director, executive director ② routine business, regular business
常連 【じょうれん】① regular customer, regular patron, frequenter ② constant companion
情景 【じょうけい】spectacle, sight, scene
情報処理 【じょうほうしょり】data processing
状 【じょう】① shape, state ② letter, correspondence
蒸し返す 【むしかえす】to reheat, to steam over, to bring up again, to take up again a problem that has been dealt with
職権 【しょっけん】authority, commission
職能 【しょくのう】function, work ability
職歴 【しょくれき】work experience, work history
触れ合う 【ふれあう】to come into contact with, to touch (each other), to have a brush with
触発 【しょくはつ】touching off something, provocation
食い違い 【くいちがい】discrepancy, different or conflicting opinions
食違い 【くいちがい】discrepancy, different or conflicting opinions
食い込む 【くいこむ】① to eat into, to encroach, to erode ② to be wedged (a girl), i.e. underwear pulled from the back, driving it between the buttocks
食べ過ぎる 【たべすぎる】to overeat
食管法 【しょっかんほう】law governing food quality
伸し 【のし】① stretching ② sidestroke (in swimming)
のびのびfeeling at ease, carefree
伸び悩む 【のびなやむ】to be sluggish (business)
信号機 【しんごうき】① traffic light ② signalling mechanism, semaphore (apparatus)
信徒 【しんと】layman, believer, adherent, follower, laity
信念 【しんねん】belief, faith, conviction
信販会社 【しんぱんがいしゃ】credit company
信用組合 【しんようくみあい】credit association
信頼性 【しんらいせい】credibility, authenticity, confidence, reliability
寝かす 【ねかす】to put to sleep, to lay (something) on its side
寝巻 【ねまき】sleep-wear, nightclothes, pyjamas, pajamas, nightgown, nightdress
寝苦しい 【ねぐるしい】unable to sleep well
寝具 【しんぐ】bedding
寝言 【ねごと】① sleep-talking ② nonsense, gibberish
寝床 【ねどこ】bed, berth, crib, cot, kip
寝付く 【ねつく】① to go to bed, to go to sleep, to fall asleep ② to be laid up (with a cold), to be ill in bed
心を込めて 【こころをこめて】wholeheartedly
心境 【しんきょう】mental state
心構え 【こころがまえ】preparedness, readiness
心労 【しんろう】anxiety, worry, fear
新鋭 【しんえい】freshly picked, newly produced
新刊 【しんかん】new book, new publication
新規 【しんき】① new, fresh ② new customer ③ new rules or regulations
新居 【しんきょ】new home
新制 【しんせい】new system
新設 【しんせつ】newly organized or established (organised)
新党 【しんとう】new (political) party
新任 【しんにん】inaugural, new
新婦 【しんぷ】bride
深刻化 【しんこくか】becoming more serious or severe (problem)
深層 【しんそう】depths, deep level
真っ最中 【まっさいちゅう】midst, middle of, height of
神経質 【しんけいしつ】nervousness, (being) highly strung, sensitiveness, neurotic
柔らか 【やわらか】soft, tender, limp, subdued (colour or light) (color), gentle, meek
師走 【しわす】twelfth month of the lunar calendar
師走 【しはす】twelfth month of the lunar calendar
重厚 【じゅうこう】thickness, composure and dignity
重厚 【ちょうこう】thickness, composure and dignity
信 【しん】① honesty, fidelity ② trust, reliance ③ (religious) faith ④ counter for received messages
寝台 【ねだい】bed, couch
受け付け 【うけつけ】① reception (desk), information desk ② receipt, acceptance
受け渡し 【うけわたし】delivery
書き換える 【かきかえる】to rewrite, to overwrite, to renew, to transfer
書き込み 【かきこみ】① writing ② entry (e.g. to a form) ③ posting (e.g. to a blog)
消印 【けしいん】postmark, (postal) cancellation mark
散々 【さんざん】① severely, harshly, utterly, terrible ② scattered, disconnected
史跡 【しせき】historical landmark
失神 【しっしん】faint, trance, swoon, stupefaction
首位 【しゅい】first place, head position, leading position
習得 【しゅうとく】learning, acquisition
出版社 【しゅっぱんしゃ】publisher
首領 【しゅりょう】head, chief, boss, leader
若年 【じゃくねん】youth
住居 【すまい】dwelling, house, residence, address
使い捨て 【つかいすて】throwaway, disposable
手続 【てつづき】procedure, (legal) process, formalities
手造り 【てづくり】handmade, homegrown, hand-crafted, homemade
取り込み 【とりこみ】① taking in, capturing ② confusion, bustle
ねころぶto lie down, to throw oneself down
伸び 【のび】① growth, development ② stretching (e.g. body when waking up) ③ spread, elongation, extension, carry (e.g. of sound), sustain
乗換 【のりかえ】transfer (trains, buses, etc.)
乗換え 【のりかえ】transfer (trains, buses, etc.)
乗り越し 【のりこし】riding past (one's station)
申し込み 【もうしこみ】application, entry, request, subscription, offer, proposal, overture, challenge
申込み 【もうしこみ】application, entry, request, subscription, offer, proposal, overture, challenge
申込書 【もうしこみしょ】application form, written application
持ち込み 【もちこみ】bring-your-own (e.g. food and drink), carry-on (e.g. luggage)
自民党 【じみんとう】Liberal Democratic Party, LDP
思う存分 【おもうぞんぶん】to one's heart's content
時機 【じき】opportunity, chance
資本家 【しほんか】capitalist
湿っぽい 【しめっぽい】damp, gloomy
順路 【じゅんろ】(regular) route
食中毒 【しょくちゅうどく】food poisoning
女性的 【じょせいてき】feminine, effeminate
手際良く 【てぎわよく】efficiently, skillfully, cleverly
寝返り 【ねがえり】① turning over while sleeping in bed ② betrayal, double-crossing
寝過ごす 【ねすごす】to oversleep
耳寄り 【みみより】welcome news
寝ぼける 【ねぼける】to be half asleep, to be still only half awake
触れ合い 【ふれあい】contact, connectedness
純 【じゅん】pure, innocent, chaste
順当 【じゅんとう】proper, right, reasonable
手薄 【てうす】short of hands, insufficient
所要 【しょよう】required, needed, necessary
初舞台 【はつぶたい】debut, initial stage appearance
焼け跡 【やけあと】ruins of a fire, fire-devastated area
実権 【じっけん】real power
自任 【じにん】self-appointment, pretension
持論 【じろん】one's cherished opinion, pet theory
実技 【じつぎ】practical skill
実像 【じつぞう】real image, one's real life
小幅 【こはば】single-breadth cloth, approx. 36 cm wide
支配人 【しはいにん】manager, executive
新装 【しんそう】redecoration, remodelling, remodeling, refurbishment
署長 【しょちょう】chief (of police), head (of office)
署員 【しょいん】staff member, station employee, official
勝ち越す 【かちこす】to have more wins than losses, to lead (someone) by (three) matches
三種 【さんしゅ】three kinds, three varieties
産業界 【さんぎょうかい】the industrial world
産品 【さんぴん】products
産量 【さんりょう】output
賛意 【さんい】approval, assent
市民社会 【しみんしゃかい】civil society
支所 【ししょ】branch (office)
支店長 【してんちょう】branch manager, manager of a branch office
資する 【しする】① to contribute, to play a part in, to have a hand in, to be conducive to, to be instrumental in ② to finance
治験 【ちけん】clinical trial
自治権 【じちけん】autonomy, right of self-government
自販 【じはん】automobile sales
自民 【じみん】Liberal Democratic Party, LDP
自由経済 【じゆうけいざい】free economy
辞す 【じす】① to excuse oneself, to take one's leave ② to quit, to resign, to retire, to leave post ③ to decline, to turn down ④ unhesitatingly
実戦 【じっせん】combat, actual fighting
社会資本 【しゃかいしほん】social capital, SOC
社会性 【しゃかいせい】sociality
社会復帰 【しゃかいふっき】rehabilitation (in society)
社告 【しゃこく】(company) announcement
若返り 【わかがえり】rejuvenation, restoration of youth
主税局 【しゅぜいきょく】(Japanese) Tax Bureau
酒税 【しゅぜい】liquor tax
首脳部 【しゅのうぶ】executives, top management, governing body
受給 【じゅきゅう】receiving payments (pension, ration)
州政府 【しゅうせいふ】state government
終了後 【しゅうりょうご】after the end (of something), post-
集散 【しゅうさん】collection (gathering) and distribution
集大成 【しゅうたいせい】compilation
重加算税 【じゅうかさんぜい】heavy additional tax(ation)
重層 【じゅうそう】multistoried, multilayered
将兵 【しょうへい】officers and men
職種 【しょくしゅ】type of occupation, occupational category
省力 【しょうりょく】labor saving, labour saving
小冊子 【しょうさっし】booklet, pamphlet
所蔵 【しょぞう】(in one's) possession
書記官 【しょきかん】secretary
勝因 【しょういん】cause of victory
新生児 【しんせいじ】newborn baby
新法 【しんぽう】new method, new law
新政 【しんせい】a new government or administration
新劇 【しんげき】new type or school of drama
消防庁 【しょうぼうちょう】Fire and Disaster Management Agency (formerly: Fire Defense Agency) (Defence)
消費財 【しょうひざい】consumer goods
小児病 【しょうにびょう】childhood diseases
小刻み 【こきざみ】mincing, bit by bit
小差 【しょうさ】slight difference
情報化社会 【じょうほうかしゃかい】information society
情報産業 【じょうほうさんぎょう】information industry
情報部 【じょうほうぶ】information bureau, intelligence department
産別 【さんべつ】industrial union
城内 【じょうない】inside a castle
持続的 【じぞくてき】continuous, dynamic (as opposed to static)
市議会 【しぎかい】city council
字詰め 【じづめ】number of characters, manuscript paper, printed matter
商戦 【しょうせん】sales war
寝泊まり 【ねとまり】staying or lodging at
心臓病 【しんぞうびょう】heart trouble, heart disease
常任委員会 【じょうにんいいんかい】standing committee
常識的 【じょうしきてき】ordinary, sensible, commonplace
初年 【しょねん】first year, early years (of a reign or era)
支配的 【しはいてき】dominant, ruling
信用金庫 【しんようきんこ】credit union
収まり 【おさまり】conclusion, end, settlement
示し 【しめし】discipline, revelation
省エネルギー 【しょうエネルギー】energy conservation, economical use of energy, energy-saving
信金 【しんきん】credit union (guild)
蒸し 【むし】steaming
社民党 【しゃみんとう】Social Democratic Party
初戦 【しょせん】first match (in a series)
紹介文 【しょうかいぶん】introductory essay
産油国 【さんゆこく】oil-producing countries (nations)
初球 【しょきゅう】pitcher's first pitch (to batter)
新卒 【しんそつ】new (recent) graduate
賛 【さん】① praise, tribute ② inscription (on a painting)
将 【しょう】commander, general, leader
散骨 【さんこつ】scattering of ashes (cremated remains)
初 【うぶ】① innocent, naive, unsophisticated, inexperienced, green, wet behind the ears ② birth-
枝 【し】counter for long, thin things (i.e. swords)
城 【じょう】castle (in place names)
初売り 【はつうり】first business conducted by retailers in the new year
新成人 【しんせいじん】new adults (i.e. in Japan, 20-year-olds having their coming-of-age ceremony within that year)
受付中 【うけつけちゅう】currently accepting (applications, etc.)
種類豊富 【しゅるいほうふ】rich in variety, diverse, wide-ranging, multifarious
状況報告 【じょうきょうほうこく】situation report
資金調達 【しきんちょうたつ】fundraising
すれすれon the verge of, very close to, just in time, on the margin
ついでにincidentally, taking the opportunity, while (you) are at it, on the occasion
熟 【つくつく】completely, really, thoroughly, deeply, severely, intently
詩 【うた】① song ② classical Japanese poetry (esp. tanka) ③ modern poetry
穀類 【こくるい】grains
獄中 【ごくちゅう】during imprisonment, while in jail (gaol)
困窮 【こんきゅう】poverty, distress
困惑 【こんわく】bewilderment, disturbance
根幹 【こんかん】basis, nucleus, root and branch
根源 【こんげん】root, source, origin, foundation, base, principle
唆す 【そそのかす】to instigate, to tempt
査証 【さしょう】visa
砂浜 【すなはま】sandy beach
詐欺師 【さぎし】swindler, imposter, crook
債 【さい】debt, loan
債券 【さいけん】bond, debenture
債権 【さいけん】credit, claim
債務 【さいむ】debt, liabilities
催眠 【さいみん】hypnotism
再検討 【さいけんとう】re-examination, review, reappraisal
再審 【さいしん】review, revision, reexamination, retrial
最高裁 【さいこうさい】Supreme Court
最高峰 【さいこうほう】highest peak, most prominent, highest authority
最盛期 【さいせいき】golden age, best time for
最先端 【さいせんたん】① leading edge, forefront ② ultra-fine
災い 【わざわい】calamity, catastrophe
祭壇 【さいだん】altar
祭典 【さいてん】festival
裁つ 【たつ】to cut (cloth)
裁決 【さいけつ】decision, ruling, judgement, judgment
裁判官 【さいばんかん】judge
裁判所 【さいばんしょ】court, courthouse
裁量 【さいりょう】admeasure, discretion
崎 【さき】small peninsula
作柄 【さくがら】① crop conditions ② quality (of art)
削り節 【けずりぶし】flaked bonito
策定 【さくてい】decision, settling on
策略 【さくりゃく】scheme, tactic, stratagem, trick
殺菌 【さっきん】sterilization, sterilisation, disinfection
殺傷 【さっしょう】killing and wounding, casualties, bloodshed
殺虫剤 【さっちゅうざい】insecticide, pesticide
三振 【さんしん】strike out (baseball), fanning out
三塁 【さんるい】third base
三塁手 【さんるいしゅ】third baseman
三塁打 【さんるいだ】three-base hit, triple
傘下 【さんか】affiliated with, under jurisdiction of, under the umbrella
参謀 【さんぼう】staff officer, participating in planning
わさびwasabi (Japanese horseradish)
山陰 【やまかげ】① place in the shade of a mountain, shelter of the mountains ② mountain recess
山陰 【さんいん】① place in the shade of a mountain, shelter of the mountains ② mountain recess
山荘 【さんそう】mountain villa, mountain retreat, mountain cottage
山賊 【さんぞく】bandit, brigand
山脈 【やまなみ】mountain range
惨事 【さんじ】disaster, horrible accident
惨状 【さんじょう】disastrous scene, terrible spectacle
散策 【さんさく】walking, strolling
散漫 【さんまん】vague, desultory, distracted, loose, half-hearted, diffuse
桟橋 【さんきょう】wharf, bridge, jetty, pier
かいこsilkworm (Bombyx Mori)
蚕糸 【さんし】silk thread, silk yarn
暫定 【ざんてい】tentative, temporary
残虐 【ざんぎゃく】cruelty, brutality
残暑 【ざんしょ】lingering summer heat
残忍 【ざんにん】cruelty, atrocity, brutality
使節 【しせつ】envoy, embassy, mission, delegate
司会者 【しかいしゃ】chairman, moderator, toastmaster, master of ceremonies, chairperson
司書 【ししょ】librarian
司令 【しれい】command, control, commander
司令官 【しれいかん】commandant, commanding officer, general
司令部 【しれいぶ】headquarters
四重奏 【しじゅうそう】instrumental quartet
士官 【しかん】officer (military)
士気 【しき】morale (of troops, team, etc.), esprit de corps
子宮 【しきゅう】womb, uterus
市街 【しがい】urban areas, the streets, town, city
市街地 【しがいち】town areas
師匠 【ししょう】① master, teacher ② sumo coach who owns his stable
師範 【しはん】instructor, (fencing) teacher, model
志願 【しがん】aspiration, volunteering, desire
思案 【しあん】thought, consideration, meditation, ponder
思索 【しさく】speculation, thinking, meditation
思惑 【おもわく】① expectation, prediction, forecast ② anticipation, speculation
指揮者 【しきしゃ】(musical) conductor
指標 【しひょう】index, indices, indicator
指紋 【しもん】fingerprint
支援 【しえん】support, backing, aid, assistance
支障 【ししょう】obstacle, hindrance, impediment, difficulty
施策 【しさく】policy, measure
施政 【しせい】government, administration, statesmanship
旨 【むね】① center (centre), pillar, principle ② purport, gist, drift, meaning
旨い 【うまい】fortunate, splendid, promising
死刑囚 【しけいしゅう】criminals condemned to death
死傷者 【ししょうしゃ】casualties, killed and wounded
死亡率 【しぼうりつ】death rate, mortality
私邸 【してい】private residence
紙芝居 【かみしばい】picture story show
紫外線 【しがいせん】ultra-violet rays
紫色 【むらさきいろ】violet
肢体 【したい】limbs, members, body
いたるところeverywhere, all over, throughout
至上 【しじょう】supremacy
至難 【しなん】most difficult, next to impossible
視界 【しかい】field of vision
視線 【しせん】one's eyes, glance, look
視聴 【しちょう】attention, viewing
視聴者 【しちょうしゃ】viewer, (television) audience
視聴率 【しちょうりつ】ratings (of a television program) (programme)
視力 【しりょく】eyesight
詩集 【ししゅう】poetry anthology
詩情 【しじょう】poetic sentiment, poetic interest
試案 【しあん】tentative
試行錯誤 【しこうさくご】trial and error
諮問 【しもん】question, enquiry, inquiry
資金繰り 【しきんぐり】fundraising, financing
資本主義 【しほんしゅぎ】capitalism
飼料 【しりょう】fodder, feed
事典 【じてん】cyclopedia, encyclopedia
事典 【ことてん】cyclopedia, encyclopedia
侍 【さぶらい】warrior (esp. of military retainers of daimyos in the Edo period), samurai
侍従 【じじゅう】chamberlain
字幕 【じまく】subtitle (movie)
慈愛 【じあい】affection, kindness, love
慈善 【じぜん】charity, philanthropy
慈悲 【じひ】compassion, benevolence, charity, mercy
持ち堪える 【もちこたえる】to hold out (e.g. against pressure), to withstand, to endure
時価 【じか】current value, price, market value
時期尚早 【じきしょうそう】premature
時節 【じせつ】① season ② the times ③ opportunity, occasion
時代錯誤 【じだいさくご】anachronism
次第に 【しだいに】① gradually (progress into a state) ② in sequence, in order, in turn
滋養 【じよう】nourishment
治癒 【ちゆ】healing, cure, recovery
示唆 【しさ】suggestion, hint, implication
耳障り 【みみざわり】hurting one's ears
自衛隊 【じえいたい】① self-defence force, self-defense force ② Japan Self-Defence Force, JSDF
自己紹介 【じこしょうかい】self-introduction
自粛 【じしゅく】① self-control, self-discipline, self-restraint ② Japanese custom of apology followed by reclusion when caught doing something
自叙伝 【じじょでん】autobiography
自称 【じしょう】self-styled, would-be, calling oneself
自炊 【じすい】① cooking for oneself ② scanning a book or manga to create an ebook
自閉症 【じへいしょう】① autism ② autistic
自滅 【じめつ】ruining oneself, destroying oneself, self-destruction
鹿 【しか】deer (esp. the sika deer, Cervus nippon)
鹿 【かせぎ】deer (esp. the sika deer, Cervus nippon)
鹿 【か】deer (esp. the sika deer, Cervus nippon)
鹿 【ろく】deer (esp. the sika deer, Cervus nippon)
式典 【しきてん】ceremony, rites
執行 【しっこう】① enforcement, performance, execution, exercise, service ② pursuit of knowledge, studying, learning, training, ascetic practice (practise), discipline
執行猶予 【しっこうゆうよ】stay of execution, suspended sentence
執念 【しゅうねん】tenacity, implacability
執務 【しつむ】performance of one's official duties
失墜 【しっつい】abasement, fall, forfeiture, sinking (in people's estimation)
漆 【うるし】① lacquer, varnish, japan ② lacquer tree (Toxicodendron vernicifluum)
漆黒 【しっこく】jet black
疾患 【しっかん】disease, ailment
疾走 【しっそう】sprint, dash, scampering
疾病 【しっぺい】illness, disease
実証 【じっしょう】actual proof
実弾 【じつだん】live bullets, live ammunition, ball cartridge, money
芝居小屋 【しばいごや】playhouse, theatre, theater
射る 【いる】to shoot
射撃 【しゃげき】firing, shooting, fire, gunshot, marksmanship
射殺 【しゃさつ】shooting to death
射止める 【いとめる】to shoot dead, to make something one's own
射程 【しゃてい】range (e.g. of a rifle, missile, etc.)
赦免 【しゃめん】remission
煮詰める 【につめる】to boil down, to concentrate
煮物 【にもの】food cooked by boiling or stewing
社会主義 【しゃかいしゅぎ】socialism
社会福祉 【しゃかいふくし】social welfare
社債 【しゃさい】corporate bond, corporate debenture
謝意 【しゃい】gratitude, thanks
謝罪 【しゃざい】apology
謝礼 【しゃれい】reward, honorarium
車検 【しゃけん】vehicle inspection
車軸 【しゃじく】axle
遮断 【しゃだん】isolation, cut off, blockade, quarantine, interception, deprivation
蛇 【へび】① snake ② serpent, large snake
蛇の目 【じゃのめ】(umbrella with) bull's-eye (pattern)
邪 【よこしま】wicked, evil
借款 【しゃっかん】(international) loan
尺度 【しゃくど】linear measure, scale
釈放 【しゃくほう】release, liberation, acquittal
釈明 【しゃくめい】explanation, vindication
主幹 【しゅかん】① chief editor, managing editor ② manager, person in charge
主眼 【しゅがん】main point
主義者 【しゅぎしゃ】advocate (of a theory or principle), man of principle, ideologist
主宰 【しゅさい】supervision, chairmanship
主軸 【しゅじく】main shaft
主審 【しゅしん】chief umpire
主砲 【しゅほう】main battery, main armament
取り柄 【とりえ】worth, redeeming feature, merit, gain, profit
取締役会 【とりしまりやくかい】① board of directors ② board of directors' meeting
手堅い 【てがたい】steady, firm, solid, secure
手綱 【たづな】bridle, reins
手振り 【てぶり】movements or gestures of hands or arms
手製 【てせい】handmade
手提げ 【てさげ】handbag, purse
手当たり次第 【てあたりしだい】using anything one can lay one's hands on, haphazardly, on the rebound, at random, indiscriminately
手柄 【てがら】achievement, feat, meritorious deed, distinguished service
朱 【あけ】① scarlet, red ② blood
殊勲 【しゅくん】meritorious deeds
狩人 【かりゅうど】hunter
狩猟 【しゅりょう】hunting
趣向 【しゅこう】plan, idea
首都圏 【しゅとけん】the capital city (often Tokyo) area (typically within 50 km of city's centre) (center)
首班 【しゅはん】head, leader, Prime Minister
首尾 【しゅび】issue, course of events, beginning and end
首謀 【しゅぼう】planning, plotting, ringleader
儒教 【じゅきょう】Confucianism
受刑 【じゅけい】punishment
受託 【じゅたく】being entrusted with, taking charge of
受諾 【じゅだく】acceptance
寿 【ことぶき】congratulations!, long life!
授業料 【じゅぎょうりょう】tuition fee, course fee
授受 【じゅじゅ】give and receive
授与 【じゅよ】award, conferment
樹脂 【じゅし】resin, rosin
樹皮 【じゅひ】(tree) bark
樹齢 【じゅれい】age of a tree
需給 【じゅきゅう】supply and demand
囚人 【しゅうじん】prisoner
収縮 【しゅうしゅく】deflation, contraction, shrinking, constriction
収納 【しゅうのう】crop, harvest, receipts, putting or stowing away
収賄 【しゅうわい】accepting bribes, corruption, graft
宗派 【しゅうは】sect, denomination
宗門 【しゅうもん】doctrine, creed, sect
就学 【しゅうがく】entering school, school attendance
就航 【しゅうこう】going into commission (e.g. ships)
就寝 【しゅうしん】going to bed, retiring
就労 【しゅうろう】actual work
修める 【おさめる】① to study, to complete (a course), to cultivate, to master ② to order (one's life) ③ to repair (a fault one has committed)
修学旅行 【しゅうがくりょこう】excursion, field trip
修道 【しゅうどう】learning, studying the fine arts
修道院 【しゅうどういん】monastery, convent, cloister, abbey
修復 【しゅうふく】repair, mending
修理 【しゅり】repairing, mending, servicing
修理 【すり】repairing, mending, servicing
秀でる 【ひいでる】to excel, to surpass
秀才 【しゅうさい】prodigy
終結 【しゅうけつ】end, close
終盤 【しゅうばん】endgame, final stage
衆院 【しゅういん】lower house of the Diet
襲名 【しゅうめい】succession to another's professional name
醜悪 【しゅうあく】ugliness, meanness, offensiveness
醜聞 【しゅうぶん】scandal
住宅街 【じゅうたくがい】residential area
住民票 【じゅうみんひょう】certificate of residence
充てる 【あてる】to assign, to set aside
充足 【じゅうそく】sufficiency
充電 【じゅうでん】① charging (electrically) ② electrification
充当 【じゅうとう】allocation, appropriation
充満 【じゅうまん】being filled with, teeming with, pregnant with
十字架 【じゅうじか】cross, the Cross (of Christ)
従える 【したがえる】① to be accompanied by ② to subdue
従軍 【じゅうぐん】campaign
従属 【じゅうぞく】subordination, dependency
汁 【つゆ】juice, sap, soup, broth
渋る 【しぶる】to hesitate, to be reluctant, to have loose painful bowel movement
獣 【じゅう】beast, brute
獣医 【じゅうい】veterinarian
縦断 【じゅうだん】flying through, cutting across, longitudinal slice
重症 【じゅうしょう】serious illness
重鎮 【じゅうちん】leader, authority, mainstay
銃器 【じゅうき】small arms
銃声 【じゅうせい】gunshot, (gun) report
銃弾 【じゅうだん】bullet (from a rifle)
宿舎 【しゅくしゃ】lodging house
淑女 【しゅくじょ】lady
祝儀 【しゅうぎ】congratulations, celebration, congratulatory gift, tip
縮尺 【しゅくしゃく】reduced scale, scaling
粛清 【しゅくせい】(political) purge
熟す 【じゅくす】to ripen, to mature, to be in common use, to come to sound natural
熟睡 【じゅくすい】sound sleep
熟知 【じゅくち】being familiar with, having a thorough knowledge of, being well-informed about
熟練 【じゅくれん】skill, dexterity, proficiency
出撃 【しゅつげき】sortie, sally
出獄 【しゅつごく】release (from prison)
出陣 【しゅつじん】departure for the front
出張所 【しゅっちょうじょ】branch office, agency, sub-branch
出廷 【しゅってい】appearance in court
出典 【しゅってん】source (e.g. quotation), authority
出展 【しゅってん】exhibit, display
出納 【すいとう】receipts and expenditure (disbursements)
出塁 【しゅつるい】on base (baseball)
俊足 【しゅんそく】① swift horse, fleet steed, fast runner ② talented person, brilliant person
春闘 【しゅんとう】spring offensive (Japanese unions)
瞬く 【またたく】① to twinkle (e.g. stars), to flicker, to waver ② to blink (one's eyes), to wink
瞬時 【しゅんじ】moment, instant
旬 【しゅん】season (e.g. fruit, fish)
旬 【じゅん】ten-day period
殉職 【じゅんしょく】dying at one's post, being killed in the line of duty
潤い 【うるおい】① moisture, damp, wetness ② richness, warmth, gain, profit ③ financial leeway
潤む 【うるむ】to be clouded, to be dimmed, to be bleared, to be wet, to get muddy
潤滑油 【じゅんかつゆ】lubricating oil
純益 【じゅんえき】clear profit, net income, net profit
巡り会う 【めぐりあう】to meet fortuitously (e.g. running into an old friend), to meet by chance, to happen across
巡回 【じゅんかい】going around, patrol, round, tour
巡業 【じゅんぎょう】provincial tour
巡航 【じゅんこう】cruise, cruising
巡視 【じゅんし】inspection tour
巡礼 【じゅんれい】pilgrimage, pilgrim
順応 【じゅんのう】adaptation, sympathy
処遇 【しょぐう】treatment, dealing with
処刑 【しょけい】execution
所轄 【しょかつ】jurisdiction
暑さ 【あつさ】heat, hotness
曙 【あけぼの】dawn, daybreak, beginning
庶民的 【しょみんてき】popular, folk, plebian, working class
書架 【しょか】bookshelf, bookcase
書房 【しょぼう】library, bookstore, bookshop
叙勲 【じょくん】conferring of decorations
叙事詩 【じょじし】descriptive poetry, epic poem
ついでopportunity, occasion
序盤 【じょばん】the opening(s) (e.g. in a game of go or chess)
序文 【じょぶん】preface, foreword, introduction
序列 【じょれつ】rank, ranking order, hierarchy
徐徐 【じょじょ】① gradually, steadily, quietly, slowly ② soon
傷む 【いたむ】to be damaged, to go bad
傷害 【しょうがい】① wound, injury, accident, casualty ② assault
傷口 【きずぐち】wound
傷者 【しょうしゃ】wounded person, casualty, injured person
償い 【つぐない】recompense, indemnity, atonement
償う 【つぐなう】to make up for, to recompense, to redeem (one's faults), to compensate for, to indemnify, to atone for
償還 【しょうかん】repayment, redemption, amortization, amortisation
償却 【しょうきゃく】① repayment, redemption ② depreciation ③ amortization, amortisation
勝訴 【しょうそ】winning a lawsuit
召喚 【しょうかん】summons
商標 【しょうひょう】trademark
小規模 【しょうきぼ】small scale
小結 【こむすび】sumo wrestler of the fourth highest rank
小康 【しょうこう】lull
小銃 【しょうじゅう】rifle, small arms
小僧 【こぞう】① youngster ② young Buddhist priest
小豆 【あずき】adzuki beans
小惑星 【しょうわくせい】asteroid
少佐 【しょうさ】major, lieutenant commander, wing commander
なおかつbesides, and yet
招致 【しょうち】invitation
掌握 【しょうあく】grasping, seizing, holding
昭和 【しょうわ】Showa era (1926.12.25-1989.1.7)
松 【まつ】① pine tree ② highest (of a three-tier ranking system)
松下電工 【まつしたでんこう】Matsushita Electric Works
松原 【まつばら】pine grove
松葉 【まつば】pine needle
沼地 【ぬまち】marshland, wetland, swampland
消息筋 【しょうそくすじ】informed circles
消滅 【しょうめつ】① lapse, annihilation (physics) ② extinguishment, termination (e.g. of legal representation) ③ vanishing
渉外 【しょうがい】public relations, client liaison, client relations
焼却 【しょうきゃく】incineration, destroy by fire
焦り 【あせり】impatience
照射 【しょうしゃ】exposure
症候群 【しょうこうぐん】syndrome
硝煙 【しょうえん】gunpowder smoke
硝酸 【しょうさん】nitric acid
称号 【しょうごう】title, name, degree
肖像 【しょうぞう】portrait
衝動 【しょうどう】impulse, impetus, urge
証券 【しょうけん】securities, bonds, certificates
証書 【しょうしょ】bond, deed, certificate
証明書 【しょうめいしょ】certificate (usually of proof of something), credentials
詳報 【しょうほう】full report, particulars
障壁 【しょうへき】enclosing wall, barrier
上機嫌 【じょうきげん】good humour (humor), good mood
常軌 【じょうき】proper course, beaten track
条件付き 【じょうけんつき】conditionally, with conditions attached
条項 【じょうこう】clause, article, stipulations
条文 【じょうぶん】text, provisions (act, treaty)
条例 【じょうれい】regulations, rules, laws, acts, ordinance
浄化 【じょうか】purification, cleanup
浄水 【じょうすい】clean water
浄土 【じょうど】① Pure Land (esp. the Western Pure Land paradise of Amitabha) ② Pure Land Buddhism
譲り渡す 【ゆずりわたす】to hand over, to turn over, to cede
譲渡 【じょうと】transfer, assignment, conveyance
醸成 【じょうせい】brew, foment, breed
醸造 【じょうぞう】brewing, distillation
錠剤 【じょうざい】pill, lozenge, tablet
嘱託 【しょくたく】① commission, charge (person with), entrusting with ② part-time (employee)
嘱望 【しょくぼう】(having great) expectation, pinning one's hopes on
飾り気 【かざりけ】affectation, showing off
植樹 【しょくじゅ】tree-planting
植木鉢 【うえきばち】flowerpot
色素 【しきそ】pigment, coloring, colouring
触媒 【しょくばい】catalyst
食品添加物 【しょくひんてんかぶつ】food additive
伸び率 【のびりつ】growth rate, coefficient of extension
信義 【しんぎ】faith, fidelity, loyalty
信条 【しんじょう】creed, belief, article of faith
信託 【しんたく】trust, entrusting
信奉 【しんぽう】belief, faith, adherence, espousal
侵害 【しんがい】infringement, violation, trespass, impairment
侵食 【しんしょく】encroachment, erosion, corrosion
侵犯 【しんぱん】violation, invasion, infringement
審判 【しんばん】refereeing, trial, judgement, judgment, umpire, referee
審理 【しんり】trial
心遣い 【こころづかい】solicitude, sympathy, anxiety, regard for, consideration (for others), watchfulness, care
心酔 【しんすい】adoration
振り回す 【ふりまわす】to wield, to brandish, to flourish, to wave (about), to swing, to display, to show off, to abuse
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
振幅 【しんぷく】amplitude (of vibration), swing of pendulum
新芽 【しんめ】sprout, bud, shoot
新郎 【しんろう】bridegroom
浸る 【ひたる】to be soaked in, to be flooded, to be immersed in
浸水 【しんすい】flood, inundation
浸透 【しんとう】① permeation, penetration, soaking ② osmosis
真価 【しんか】true value, real worth
真偽 【しんぎ】truth or error, authenticity
真珠湾 【しんじゅわん】Pearl Harbor
神宮 【じんぐう】Shinto shrine
神髄 【しんずい】true meaning, mystery, essence, quintessence, soul, core, kernel, life blood
神妙 【しんみょう】meek, faithful, quiet
薪 【たきぎ】① firewood, kindling, fuel ② piece(s) of firewood
薪 【まき】① firewood, kindling, fuel ② piece(s) of firewood
親衛 【しんえい】monarch's guards
親孝行 【おやこうこう】filial piety
親譲り 【おやゆずり】inheritance from a parent
酸 【す】vinegar
紺屋 【こうや】dyer
裁定 【さいてい】decision, ruling, award, arbitration
裁定 【せいてい】decision, ruling, award, arbitration
惨敗 【さんぱい】ignominious defeat, crushing failure, utterly beaten, overwhelming defeat
惨敗 【ざんぱい】ignominious defeat, crushing failure, utterly beaten, overwhelming defeat
施行 【せぎょう】① execution, enforcing, carrying out ② giving alms, giving food to the poor or monks
施行 【せこう】① execution, enforcing, carrying out ② giving alms, giving food to the poor or monks
施行 【しぎょう】① execution, enforcing, carrying out ② giving alms, giving food to the poor or monks
詩歌 【しいか】Japanese (and Chinese) poetry
詩歌 【しか】Japanese (and Chinese) poetry
磁場 【じじょう】magnetic field
磁場 【じば】magnetic field
舎 【しゃ】hut, house
舎 【せき】inn, hut, house, mansion
修業 【しゅうぎょう】pursuit of knowledge, studying, learning, training, ascetic practice, ascetic practise, discipline
修行 【しゅぎょう】pursuit of knowledge, studying, learning, training, ascetic practice, ascetic practise, discipline
渋面 【じゅうめん】grimace, sullen face
縦横 【じゅうおう】length and width, every direction, warp and woof, right and left, vertically and horizontally, length and breadth
縦横 【たてよこ】length and width, every direction, warp and woof, right and left, vertically and horizontally, length and breadth
重傷 【じゅうしょう】serious wound or injury
重傷 【おもで】serious wound or injury
傷 【しょう】wound, injury, cut, gash, bruise, scratch, hurt, scar, chip, crack, scratch, (emotional) hurt, hurt feelings, weak point, flaw
消耗 【しょうこう】exhaustion, consumption, waste, dissipation
丈夫 【じょうふ】hero, manly person, warrior
丈夫 【ますらお】hero, manly person, warrior
飼い犬 【かいいぬ】pet dog
飼い主 【かいぬし】shepherd, (pet) owner
傷跡 【きずあと】scar, cicatrix
小羊 【こひつじ】lamb
子羊 【こひつじ】lamb
雑踏 【ざっとう】congestion, traffic jam, throng, hustle and bustle
失策 【しっさく】blunder, slip, error
失態 【しったい】mismanagement, fault, error, failure, disgrace, discredit
遮断機 【しゃだんき】railway crossing gate
称賛 【しょうさん】praise, admiration, commendation, approbation
招請 【しょうせい】calling together, invitation
暑中見舞い 【しょちゅうみまい】summer greeting card, inquiry after someone's health in the hot season
侵攻 【しんこう】invasion
辞典 【ことばてん】dictionary
重態 【じゅうたい】seriously ill, serious condition, critical state
叙情 【じょじょう】lyricism, description or expression of one's feelings
出稼ぎ 【でかせぎ】working away from home
とりあえずat once, first of all, for the time being, for now
取り扱い 【とりあつかい】treatment, service, handling, management
取扱い 【とりあつかい】treatment, service, handling, management
取り扱 【とりあつかい】treatment, service, handling, management
取締まり 【とりしまり】control, management, supervision
取り締り 【とりしまり】control, management, supervision
取締り 【とりしまり】control, management, supervision
臭い 【におい】① odour, odor, scent, smell, stench ② aura, whiff, smacks of ..., sense, flavour, flavor
臭う 【におう】① to be fragrant, to smell (good) ② to stink, to smell (bad) ③ to glow, to be bright
殖える 【ふえる】to increase, to multiply
振替 【ふりかえ】transfer (money), change
振り子 【ふりこ】pendulum
振り込み 【ふりこみ】payment made via bank deposit transfer
詔 【ちょく】imperial decree, imperial edict
詔 【みことのり】imperial decree, imperial edict
叔父 【しゅくふ】uncle (younger than one's parent)
叔母 【しゅくぼ】aunt (younger than one's parent)
松屋 【まつや】Matsuya (department store)
取締役 【とりしまりやく】company director, board member
申し訳ありません 【もうしわけありません】① I'm sorry, (it's) inexcusable ② thank you very much (for help, etc.)
こなすto break to pieces, to digest, to handle easily
施工 【せこう】execution (building contract), carrying out
施工 【しこう】execution (building contract), carrying out
錠 【じょう】① lock, padlock ② tablet, lozenge, pill
浄化槽 【じょうかそう】septic tank, tank for purifying water
銃撃 【じゅうげき】shooting, gunning (down)
実刑 【じっけい】① jail sentence, gaol sentence ② imprisonment without a stay of execution
思い描く 【おもいえがく】to imagine, to picture, to figure, to see
新株 【しんかぶ】new stocks or shares
心筋 【しんきん】heart muscle, myocardium
氏族 【しぞく】clan, family
塾長 【じゅくちょう】principal of a private school
国立博物館 【こくりつはくぶつかん】national museum
催涙 【さいるい】lachrymal
最恵国 【さいけいこく】most favored nation, most favoured nation
最高級 【さいこうきゅう】highest grade, top class
最高検 【さいこうけん】Public Prosecutor's Office
最優遇 【さいゆうぐう】most favourable treatment, most favorable treatment, very warm reception
山系 【さんけい】mountain range, mountain system
残塁 【ざんるい】remnant fort, left on base (baseball)
司法裁判 【しほうさいばん】judicial trial
私案 【しあん】private plan, one's own plan
私企業 【しきぎょう】private enterprise
資源エネルギー庁 【しげんエネルギーちょう】Agency of Natural Resources and Energy
賜杯 【しはい】Emperor's cup, trophy given by the Emperor
持ち株 【もちかぶ】stock holdings, one's shares
自衛官 【じえいかん】(Japanese) Self Defense Force member (Defence)
自己資本 【じこしほん】net worth, owned capital
自浄 【じじょう】self-purification, self-cleansing
自由主義 【じゆうしゅぎ】liberalism
執行委員 【しっこういいん】executive committee
実態調査 【じったいちょうさ】factual investigation
社会保険 【しゃかいほけん】social insurance
社会保険庁 【しゃかいほけんちょう】Social Insurance Agency
社会保障 【しゃかいほしょう】social security
社葬 【しゃそう】company funeral
取り壊し 【とりこわし】demolition, pulling down, destruction, dismantling
取締法 【とりしまりほう】control law
受診 【じゅしん】having a medical exam, seeing a doctor
授賞式 【じゅしょうしき】award ceremony
修士課程 【しゅうしかてい】master's course
秀作 【しゅうさく】splendid (excellent) work
集中豪雨 【しゅうちゅうごうう】local downpour, severe rain fall
集票 【しゅうひょう】gathering votes
消化器 【しょうかき】digestive organs
初陣 【ういじん】first campaign, one's first battle
受益 【じゅえき】benefitting by, benefiting by
勝率 【しょうりつ】winning percentage
症例 【しょうれい】(medical) case
新派 【しんぱ】① new school (of thought, etc.) ② new drama
循環器 【じゅんかんき】circulatory organ
小柄 【こづか】knife attached to the sheath of a sword
浄土真宗 【じょうどしんしゅう】Jodo Shinshu (offshoot of the Jodo sect)
若松 【わかまつ】young pine, New Year's symbolic pine decoration
象徴的 【しょうちょうてき】symbolic
奨学 【しょうがく】encouragement to study
三冠馬 【さんかんば】winner of Japan's three main horse races
食糧庁 【しょくりょうちょう】food agency
織り 【おり】weave, weaving, woven item
執行部 【しっこうぶ】executive, executives
住宅金融公庫 【じゅうたくきんゆうこうこ】Government Housing Loan Corporation
障害者 【しょうがいしゃ】(physically) handicapped person, disabled person
小選挙区 【しょうせんきょく】small electoral district, single-member constituency
振る舞い 【ふるまい】behavior, behaviour, conduct
笹 【ささ】bamboo grass
小売価格 【こうりかかく】retail price
就活 【しゅうかつ】job hunting, job searching
振る 【ぶる】assuming the air of ..., behaving like ...
細胞内 【さいぼうない】inside the cell, intracellular
自己管理 【じこかんり】taking care of something by oneself, self-management
新概念 【しんがいねん】new concept
最後尾 【さいこうび】end of a line (queue)
斜体 【しゃたい】italic (font style)
初挑戦 【はつちょうせん】first challenge, first try
歯科衛生士 【しかえいせいし】dental hygienist
授業参観 【じゅぎょうさんかん】parents' day (day when parents observe their children in school)
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)
作業環境 【さぎょうかんきょう】work environment
これまでhitherto, so far
しばしばoften, again and again, frequently
惚れる 【ほれる】to fall in love, to be in love, to be charmed with, to lose one's heart to
痕跡 【こんせき】trace, traces, vestige, vestiges
挫折 【ざせつ】frustration, setback, discouragement
阪神 【はんしん】① Osaka-Kobe ② Hanshin (company name: railway, dept. store, baseball team, etc.)
鮫 【さめ】shark
珊瑚礁 【さんごしょう】coral reef
獅子 【しし】① lion ② left-hand guardian dog at a Shinto shrine
湿疹 【しっしん】eczema, rash
車椅子 【くるまいす】wheelchair, folding push-chair
釈迦 【しゃか】the Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama, 563 BCE-483 BCE), Shakyamuni, Sakyamuni
呪い 【のろい】curse, spell, malediction
呪う 【のろう】to curse, to put a curse on, to detest intensely
終焉 【しゅうえん】demise
初詣で 【はつもうで】first shrine visit of New Year
焼酎 【しょうちゅう】shochu (Japanese liquor similar to vodka)
象牙 【ぞうげ】ivory
鍾乳洞 【しょうにゅうどう】limestone cave (cavern, grotto)
拭う 【ぬぐう】to wipe
蝕む 【むしばむ】to eat into (e.g. by worms), to spoil, to ruin, to undermine
真摯 【しんし】sincerity, earnestness
こいつthis fellow, this guy, this person
こやつthis fellow, this guy, this person
昆布 【こんぶ】kombu (any kelp of genus Laminaria) (konbu), devil's apron
晒す 【さらす】① to expose (to the air, to the public, to danger, etc.) ② to bleach, to refine
娼婦 【しょうふ】prostitute, harlot
手摺り 【てすり】handrail, railing
いささかa little, a bit, somewhat
楯突く 【たてつく】to oppose, to resist, to defy
賞牌 【しょうはい】medal
柴 【しば】brushwood, firewood
新日本製鐵 【しんにっぽんせいてつ】Nippon Steel Corporation
新日本製鐵 【しんにほんせいてつ】Nippon Steel Corporation
こいつらthese guys, these fellows
此の前 【このまえ】① some time ago, recently, lately ② last (Sunday, etc.), previous
若い頃 【わかいころ】one's youth, early life, one's early days, one's early years