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Based on  kanjidic by Electronic Dictionary Research Group.
KanjiOnKunMeaningStrokesheisigcomposites
イチ,イツ,ひと-,ひと.つ,かず,い,いっ,いる,かつ,かづ,てん,はじめ,ひ,ひとつ,まこと,one, one radical (no.1)11一月 [いちがつ] January
一昨年 [いっさくねんおととし] year before last
一年中 [いちねんじゅういちねんぢゅう] all year round
十一月 [じゅういちがつ] November
一一九番 [ひゃくじゅうきゅうばん] ambulance and fire brigade emergency tel. no.
シチ,なな,なな.つ,なの,し,しっ,な,ひち,seven27七つ [ななつ] seven
七月 [しちがつ] July
七七日 [しちしちにちなななぬかなななのか] 49th day after death
五七 [ごしち] five and seven / 35th day after a person's death
七賢 [しちけん] the Seven Wise Men / Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove
キュウ,ク,ここの,ここの.つ,いちじく,いちのく,この,ひさし,nine29九つ [ここのつ] nine
九月 [くがつ] September
一一九番 [ひゃくじゅうきゅうばん] ambulance and fire brigade emergency tel. no.
寒九 [かんく] ninth day of the cold season
九仙 [きゅうせんキュウセン] multicolorfin rainbowfish
ニ,ジ,ふた,ふた.つ,ふたた.び,おと,つぐ,にい,は,ふ,ふたつ,ふだ,わ,two, two radical (no.2)22二割 [にわり] 20 percent
二十 [にじゅうはた] twenty
二枚 [にまい] two sheets
二つ [ふたつ] two
二月 [にがつ] February
ジン,ニン,ひと,-り,-と,じ,と,ね,ひこ,ふみ,person2951狩人 [かりゅうどかりうどかりびと] hunter
囚人 [しゅうじんめしゅうどめしうど] prisoner
けが人 [けがにん] wounded or injured person
差出人 [さしだしにん] sender
人ごみ [ひとごみ] crowd of people
ニュウ,ジュ,い.る,-い.る,-い.り,い.れる,-い.れ,はい.る,いり,いる,に,の,りり,enter, insert2779入れ墨 [いれずみ] tattoo
押し入れ [おしいれ] closet
出入り口 [でいりぐち] exit and entrance
押し入る [おしいる] to push in
刈り入れ [かりいれ] harvest
ハチ,や,や.つ,やっ.つ,よう,な,は,はっ,はつ,やち,やつ,はちがしら,eight, eight radical (no. 12)28八丁 [はっちょう] skillfulness
八つ [やっつやつ] eight
八月 [はちがつ] August
間八 [かんぱちカンパチ] greater amberjack
丸八 [まるはちマルハチ] Cyathea mertensiana
ジュウ,ジッ,ジュッ,とお,と,い,か,ぎ,さ,し,そ,そう,ち,とう,ね,ま,る,わ,ten210二十 [にじゅうはた] twenty
三十 [さんじゅうみそ] thirty
十月 [じゅうがつ] October
三十日 [みそか] last day of the month
十一月 [じゅういちがつ] November
サン,ゾウ,み,み.つ,みっ.つ,か,さ,さい,さえ,さぶ,ざ,ざえ,ざぶ,そう,ぞ,ただ,みつ,みん,も,や,three33三つ [みっつみつ] three
三月 [さんがつ] March
三十 [さんじゅうみそ] thirty
三十日 [みそか] last day of the month
三角形 [さんかくけいさんかっけい] triangle
ジョウ,ショウ,シャン,うえ,-うえ,うわ-,かみ,あ.げる,-あ.げる,あ.がる,-あ.がる,あ.がり,-あ.がり,のぼ.る,のぼ.り,のぼ.せる,のぼ.す,よ.す,あおい,あげ,い,か,かき,かず,かん,こう,のぼり,ほつ,above, up349上体 [じょうたい] upper body
思い上がる [おもいあがる] to be conceited
召し上がる [めしあがる] to eat
右上 [みぎうえ] right-upper
運上 [うんじょう] Edo-period business taxes
カ,ゲ,した,しも,もと,さ.げる,さ.がる,くだ.る,くだ.り,くだ.す,-くだ.す,くだ.さる,お.ろす,お.りる,さか,しと,below, down, descend, give, low, inferior350取り下げ [とりさげ] withdrawal
ご遠慮下さい [ごえんりょください] please refrain from ~
案下 [あんか] under the table
以下 [いかいげ] not exceeding / below / the below-mentioned
一下 [いっか] something handed down
セン,ち,かず,ゆき,thousand340千鳥 [ちどりチドリ] plover
千円 [せんえん] 1000 yen
一千 [いっせん] 1,000
何千 [なんぜん] many thousands
幾千 [いくせん] thousands
コウ,ク,くち,mouth311出入り口 [でいりぐち] exit and entrance
一口 [ひとくち] mouthful / gulp / one word
黄口 [こうこう] greenhorn
歌口 [うたぐち] flute mouthpiece / poetic style
火口 [かこう] crater / burner
ド,ト,つち,つ,つく,は,ひじ,soil, earth, ground, Turkey3150安土 [あずち] mound on which targets are placed
王土 [おうど] royal or imperial domain
黄土 [おうどこうど] earth / Hades
塊土 [かいど] lump of earth
灰土 [かいどはいつち] ashes and earth
ダイ,タイ,おお-,おお.きい,-おお.いに,うふ,お,おう,た,たかし,とも,はじめ,ひろ,ひろし,まさ,まさる,もと,わ,large, big3107大刀 [たちだいとう] long sword
大さじ [おおさじ] tablespoon
大盛り [おおもり] large serving
大掛かり [おおがかり] large-scale
医大 [いだい] medical university
ジョ,ニョ,ニョウ,おんな,め,おな,た,つき,な,woman, female398女形 [おやまおんながた] male actor in female kabuki roles
女の子 [おんなのこおんにゃのこ] girl
女宿 [うるきぼし] {astron} Chinese "Girl" constellation
悪女 [あくじょ] wicked or ugly woman
一女 [いちじょ] daughter
シ,ス,ツ,こ,-こ,ね,い,き,ぎ,く,け,ねっ,child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac395子羊 [こひつじ] lamb
辛子 [からし] mustard
子守歌 [こもりうた] lullaby
女の子 [おんなのこおんにゃのこ] girl
振り子 [ふりこ] pendulum
ショウ,ちい.さい,こ-,お-,さ-,いさら,こう,さざ,しゃお,ちいさ,little, small3105小結 [こむすび] {sumo} wrestler of the fourth highest rank
小石 [こいし] pebble
小羊 [こひつじ] lamb
小売 [こうり] retail
小さじ [こさじ] teaspoon
サン,セン,やま,さ,やの,やん,mountain3768山岳 [さんがく] mountains
お山 [おやま] mountain
一山 [いっさんひとやま] a mountain
曳山 [ひきやま] festival float
遠山 [えんざんとおやま] distant mountain
セン,かわ,か,こ,さわ,さんぼんがわ,stream, river, river or 3-stroke river radical (no. 47)3127川端 [かわばた] riverbank
天の川 [あまのがわあまのかわ] Milky Way
川原 [かわら] dry river bed
川骨 [こうほねかわほねコウホネ] Japanese spatterdock
川床 [かわどこかわゆかゆか] riverbed / raised platform on the bank of a river for enjoying the cool in summer
チュウ,なか,うち,あた.る,あたる,かなえ,in, inside, middle, mean, center439町中 [まちなか] downtown
背中 [せなか] back
お中元 [おちゅうげん] Bon Festival gifts
一年中 [いちねんじゅういちねんぢゅう] all year round
受付中 [うけつけちゅう] currently accepting
ゴ,いつ,いつ.つ,い,さ,さつ,ち,ふ,み,め,five45五つ [いつつ] five
五月 [ごがつ] May
五悪 [ごあく] the five sins in Buddhism
五陰 [ごおん] {Buddh} the five skandhas
五黄 [ごおう] fifth of nine traditional astrological signs
ロク,リク,む,む.つ,むっ.つ,むい,く,むつ,ろっ,ろつ,six46六つ [むっつむつ] six
六月 [ろくがつ] June
九六 [くんろく] {sumo} ozeki ranked wrestler unable to live up to the expectations of his rank
才六 [さいろく] kid / Edo term used to debase people from Kansai
十六 [じゅうろく] 16
エン,まる.い,まる,まど,まど.か,まろ.やか,つぶら,のぶ,まどか,みつ,circle, yen, round41811楕円形 [だえんけい] elliptical shape
1000円 [せんえん] 1000 yen
一円 [いちえん] one yen / throughout
円安 [えんやす] cheap yen
円域 [えんいき] yen bloc
テン,あまつ,あめ,あま-,あき,あも,た,たかし,て,なま,heavens, sky, imperial4428天の川 [あまのがわあまのかわ] Milky Way
有頂天 [うちょうてん] ecstasy
悪天 [あくてん] bad weather
一天 [いってん] the whole sky
雨天 [うてん] rainy weather
シュ,ズ,て,て-,-て,た-,hand4637手首 [てくび] wrist
手拭い [てぬぐい] towel
買い手 [かいて] buyer
手招き [てまねき] beckoning
手のひら [てのひら] palm
ニチ,ジツ,ひ,-び,-か,あ,あき,いる,く,くさ,こう,す,たち,に,にっ,につ,へ,day, sun, Japan, counter for days412朝日 [あさひ] morning sun
日食 [にっしょく] solar eclipse
三十日 [みそか] last day of the month
七七日 [しちしちにちなななぬかなななのか] 49th day after death
日替わり [ひがわり] daily special
ゲツ,ガツ,つき,おと,がっ,す,ずき,もり,month, moon413月食 [げっしょく] lunar eclipse
カ月 [かげつ] months
一月 [いちがつ] January
九月 [くがつ] September
五月 [ごがつ] May
ボク,モク,き,こ-,ぐ,も,もと,tree, wood4195木枯らし [こがらし] cold wintry wind
橉木 [りんぼくリンボク] Prunus spinulosa
一木 [いちぼく] one tree
稲木 [いなぎ] rice-drying rack
烏木 [うぼく] ebony
スイ,みず,みず-,うず,ずみ,つ,ど,み,みさ,みつ,みな,みん,water4130水晶 [すいしょう] crystal
お水 [おみず] water / racy
悪水 [あくすい] undrinkable water
井水 [せいすい] well water
一水 [いっすい] current
カ,ひ,-び,ほ-,fire4161花火 [はなび] fireworks
煙火 [えんか] smoke and fumes / beacon / fireworks
遠火 [とおび] distant fire
下火 [したび] burning low
火影 [ほかげ] firelight
シュツ,スイ,で.る,-で,だ.す,-だ.す,い.でる,い.だす,いず,いづ,いで,じ,すっ,すつ,てん,exit, leave, go out, come out, put out, protrude5767差出人 [さしだしにん] sender
出版社 [しゅっぱんしゃ] publisher
出稼ぎ [でかせぎ] working away from home
出入り口 [でいりぐち] exit and entrance
売り出し [うりだし] sale
ウ,ユウ,みぎ,あき,すけ,right578右縁 [うえん] right margin
右横 [みぎよこ] right side
右下 [みぎした] right-lower
右岸 [うがん] right bank
右記 [うき] aforementioned
シ,よ,よ.つ,よっ.つ,よん,あ,つ,よつ,four54四つ [よっつよつ] four
四月 [しがつ] April
四夷 [しい] the surrounding barbarians
四海 [しかい] the whole world
四気 [しき] weather of the four seasons
サ,シャ,ひだり,そ,left577右左 [みぎひだり] right and left
下左 [したひだり] lower left
左手 [ゆんで] one's left hand
左下 [ひだりした] lower left
左楽 [さがく] style of gagaku based on Tang-era Chinese music and ancient Indian song and dance
ホン,もと,まと,book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things5211新日本製鐵 [しんにっぽんせいてつしんにほんせいてつ] Nippon Steel Corporation
ご本 [ごほん] book
異本 [いほん] different edition / strange book
一本 [いっぽん] one long cylindrical thing / one version
印本 [いんぽん] printed book
セイ,ショウ,い.きる,い.かす,い.ける,う.まれる,うま.れる,う.まれ,うまれ,う.む,お.う,は.える,は.やす,き,なま,なま-,な.る,な.す,む.す,-う,あさ,いき,いく,いけ,うぶ,うまい,え,おい,ぎゅう,くるみ,ごせ,さ,じょう,すぎ,そ,そう,ちる,なば,にう,にゅう,ふ,み,もう,よい,りゅう,life, genuine, birth51555生け垣 [いけがき] hedge
生まれる [うまれる] to be born
生まれ育つ [うまれそだつ] to be born and raised
院生 [いんせい] graduate student
永生 [えいせい] eternal life
ハク,ビャク,しろ,しら-,しろ.い,あき,か,はっ,white537蛋白質 [たんぱくしつ] protein
真っ白 [まっしろ] pure white
一白 [いっぱく] first of nine traditional astrological signs
羽白 [はじろ] any duck with white specula
鉛白 [えんぱく] white lead
モク,ボク,め,-め,ま-,さかん,さがん,さっか,さつか,eye, class, look, insight, experience, care, favor515目覚める [めざめる] to wake up
目覚まし時計 [めざましどけいめざましとけい] alarm clock
目草 [まぐさ] {archit} lintel
お目 [おめ] eye / sight
ガ目 [ガもく] Lepidoptera
リツ,リュウ,リットル,た.つ,-た.つ,た.ち-,た.てる,-た.てる,た.て-,たて-,-た.て,-だ.て,-だ.てる,たち,たっ,たつ,だて,つい,stand up, rise, set up, erect5431夕立 [ゆうだち] evening shower
並立 [へいりつ] standing abreast
立ち話 [たちばなし] standing around talking
立ち合い [たちあい] {sumo} initial charge
立ち退き [たちのき] eviction
キュウ,やす.む,やす.まる,やす.める,rest, day off, retire, sleep6965お休みなさい [おやすみなさい] good night
育休 [いくきゅう] childcare leave
休み [やすみ] rest / vacation / dormancy
休暇 [きゅうか] holiday
休閑 [きゅうかん] fallowing
セン,さき,ま.ず,ぽん,before, ahead, previous, future, precedence6248率先 [そっせん] taking the initiative
宛先 [あてさき] address
縁先 [えんさき] veranda edge
火先 [ひさきほさき] flames
開先 [かいさき] groove
メイ,ミョウ,な,-な,と,name, noted, distinguished, reputation6112渾名 [あだなこんめい] nickname
振り仮名 [ふりがな] furigana
名付ける [なづける] to name
悪名 [あくみょうあくめい] bad reputation
宛名 [あてな] name
ネン,とし,ね,year, counter for years61036閏年 [うるうどしじゅんねん] leap year
若年 [じゃくねん] youth
お年玉 [おとしだま] New Year's gift
一昨年 [いっさくねんおととし] year before last
一年中 [いちねんじゅういちねんぢゅう] all year round
キ,ケ,いき,spirit, mind, air, atmosphere, mood61885気のせい [きのせい] in one's imagination
気の向くままに [きのむくままに] at one's fancy
噯気 [おくびあいき] belch
悪気 [あっき] nasty smelling air / evil 'ki'
悪気 [わるぎ] ill will
ヒャク,ビャク,もも,お,ど,どう,なり,ひゃっ,ひゅく,も,もんど,ゆ,hundred638百均 [ひゃっきん] hundred-yen store
何百 [なんびゃく] hundreds
九百 [きゅうひゃくくひゃく] 900 / fool
五百 [ごひゃくいお] 500 / many
三百 [さんびゃく] 300 / 300 mon / shyster
ジ,みみ,がみ,ear6818葈耳 [おなもみオナモミ] cocklebur
遠耳 [とおみみ] sharp hearing
外耳 [がいじ] external ear
牛耳 [ぎゅうじ] ears of an ox
空耳 [そらみみ] mishearing / deafness / homophonic translation of song lyrics for comic effect
ダン,ナン,おとこ,お,み,male7859次男 [じなん] second son
ブ男 [ブおとこ] ugly man / strong, brawny man
一男 [いちなん] boy
雨男 [あめおとこ] man whose presence seems to cause rain
下男 [げなん] manservant
カ,ケ,はな,わ,flower71009花火 [はなび] fireworks
花壇 [かだん] flower bed
花瓶 [かびんはながめかへい] vase
花弁 [はなびらかべん] petal
献花 [けんか] flower offering
ケン,み.る,み.える,み.せる,see, hopes, chances, idea, opinion, look at, visible757見かけ [みかけ] outward appearance
見当たる [みあたる] to be found
見晴らす [みはらす] to command a view
見比べる [みくらべる] to compare with the eye
癋見 [べしみ] beshimi
ソク,あし,た.りる,た.る,た.す,あ,あす,おす,たらし,leg, foot, be sufficient, counter for pairs of footwear71279足首 [あしくび] ankle
足掛かり [あしがかり] foothold
付け足す [つけたす] to add to
お足 [おあし] money
一足 [ひとあし] step / short distance
シャ,くるま,くら,くろま,car7286愛車 [あいしゃ] beloved car
安車 [あんしゃ] horse carriage for old people and women in ancient China
羽車 [はぐるま] portable shrine used to transport a sacred object
横車 [よこぐるま] perverseness / side wheel throw
火車 [かしゃ] {Buddh} fiery chariot / kasha
ガク,まな.ぶ,たか,のり,study, learning, science8324学校 [がっこう] school
学割 [がくわり] student discount
易学 [えきがく] study of divination
医学 [いがく] medical science
家学 [かがく] hereditary learning
クウ,そら,あ.く,あ.き,あ.ける,から,す.く,す.かす,むな.しい,うつ,き,く,empty, sky, void, vacant, vacuum81317星空 [ほしぞら] starry sky
空き地 [あきち] vacant land
空豆 [そらまめ] broad bean
雨空 [あまぞら] rainy sky
夏空 [なつぞら] summer sky
キン,コン,ゴン,かね,かな-,-がね,かん,きむ,こ,この,ん,gold8269お金 [おかね] money
金属 [きんぞく] metal
黄金 [おうごんこがねきがねくがね] gold
金持ち [かねもち] rich person
金儲け [かねもうけ] money-making
ウ,あめ,あま-,-さめ,rain8422雨期 [うき] rainy season
長雨 [ながあめながめ] long spell of rain
俄雨 [にわかあめ] rain shower
雨垂れ [あまだれ] raindrops
雨漏り [あまもり] roof leak
コウ,キョウ,めん,exam, school, printing, proof, correction101278学校 [がっこう] school
将校 [しょうこう] commissioned officer
愛校 [あいこう] love for one's current school or alma mater
一校 [いっこう] whole school
各校 [かくこうかっこう] each school
マン,バン,よろず,かず,ま,ゆる,ten thousand, 10,000364万歳 [まんざい] door-to-door comedic duo
一万 [いちまん] 10,000
永万 [えいまん] Eiman era
億万 [おくまん] millions and millions
巨万 [きょまん] huge fortune
コン,キン,いま,な,now41587今頃 [いまごろ] about this time
今々 [いまいま] right now
今宮 [いまみや] newly born imperial prince / newly constructed shrine
今古 [きんこ] now and anciently
今吾 [こんご] one's present self
ブン,フン,ブ,わ.ける,わ.け,わ.かれる,わ.かる,わ.かつ,いた,わけ,part, minute of time, segment, share, degree, one's lot, duty, understand, know, rate, 1%, chances, shaku/1004781思う存分 [おもうぞんぶん] to one's heart's content
一分 [いちぶ] one tenth
一分 [いちぶん] duty
一分 [いっぷん] minute
塩分 [えんぶん] salt
ゴ,うま,noon, sign of the horse, 11AM-1PM, seventh sign of Chinese zodiac4568午刻 [ごこく] noon
午年 [うまどし] year of the horse
午飯 [ごはん] lunch
午砲 [ごほう] noon gun
庚午 [かのえうまこうご] seventh of the sexagenary cycle
ユウ,とも,う,ど,ゆ,friend4704畏友 [いゆう] one's esteemed friend
益友 [えきゆう] good friend
学友 [がくゆう] school friend
級友 [きゅうゆう] classmate
旧友 [きゅうゆう] crony
ショウ,すく.ない,すこ.し,few, little4106少なくとも [すくなくとも] at least
少童 [しょうどう] young person
少尉 [しょうい] second lieutenant
少慰 [しょうい] ensign
少雨 [しょうう] small amount of rainfall
フ,ちち,father41274伯父 [おじはくふ] uncle
お父 [おとう] daddy
亜父 [あふ] person one respects second only to one's father
叔父 [おとおじ] uncle
阿父 [あふ] father
ホク,きた,きら,ほう,ほっ,ほつ,north5445華北 [かほく] North China
極北 [きょくほく] extreme north
真北 [まきた] due north
正北 [せいほく] due north
西北 [せいほくにしきた] north-west
ハン,なか.ば,は,half, middle, odd number, semi-, part-51202半挿 [はそうはぞう] wide-mouthed ceramic vessel having a small hole in its spherical base
一半 [いっぱん] half
下半 [かはん] lower half
脚半 [きゃはん] gaiters
後半 [こうはん] second half
コ,ふる.い,ふる-,-ふる.す,ふゆ,old516お古 [おふる] used article
往古 [おうこ] ancient times
奇古 [きこ] old and strange
古跡 [ふるあとこせき] historic spot
近古 [きんこ] early modern age
ガイ,ゲ,そと,ほか,はず.す,はず.れる,と-,うい,け,ふか,outside5111外堀 [そとぼり] outer moat
町外れ [まちはずれ] outskirts
員外 [いんがい] non-membership
屋外 [やど] outside near the door to one's home
外圧 [がいあつ] external pressure
ボ,はは,も,mother5101伯母 [おばはくぼ] aunt
保母 [ほぼ] day-care worker in a kindergarten, nursery school, etc.
お母さん [おかあさん] mother
阿母 [あぼあも] mother
異母 [いぼ] different mother
カイ,エ,あ.う,あ.わせる,あつ.まる,あい,い,meeting, meet, party, association, interview, join6752医会 [いかい] medical society
延会 [えんかい] postponement of meeting
歌会 [うたかいかかい] poetry party or competition
画会 [がかい] artists' patrons' association
会意 [かいい] compound ideograph formation
タ,おお.い,まさ.に,まさ.る,many, frequent, much6108衆多 [しゅうた] multitude
多飲 [たいん] polydipsia
多寡 [たか] degree
多客 [たかくたきゃく] many visitors
多妻 [たさい] polygamy
マイ,ごと,-ごと.に,つね,every6458東毎 [とうまい] name of a newspaper publisher
毎夏 [まいなつ] every summer
毎期 [まいき] every term
毎食 [まいしょく] every meal
毎冬 [まいふゆ] every winter
コウ,ギョウ,アン,い.く,ゆ.く,-ゆ.き,-ゆき,-い.き,-いき,おこな.う,おこ.なう,いく,なみ,なめ,みち,ゆき,ゆく,going, journey6873歩行 [ほこう] walk
連れて行く [つれていくつれてゆく] to take someone along
ゆうちょ銀行 [ゆうちょぎんこう] JP Bank
カ行 [カぎょう] classification for Japanese verb with the dictionary form ending in "ku"
ガ行 [ガぎょう] classification for Japanese verb with the dictionary form ending in "gu"
西セイ,サイ,ス,にし,いり,ひし,むら,west, Spain61602西瓜 [すいかスイカ] watermelon
関西 [かんさいかんせい] Kansai
真西 [まにし] due west
瑞西 [スイス] Switzerland
正西 [せいせい] due west
カ,なに,なん,なに-,なん-,あが,what71012何かと [なにかと] one way or another
何時に無く [いつになく] unusually
何ぼ [なんぼ] how / under no circumstances
何れ [どれ] which / whichever / well
何箇 [なんこ] how many pieces
ライ,タイ,く.る,きた.る,きた.す,き.たす,き.たる,き,こ,くり,くる,ごろ,さ,come, due, next, cause, become71884再来月 [さらいげつ] month after next
再来週 [さらいしゅう] week after next
再来年 [さらいねん] year after next
連れて来る [つれてくる] to bring someone along
遠来 [えんらい] foreign or distant visitor
シャ,やしろ,こそ,company, firm, office, association, shrine71092出版社 [しゅっぱんしゃ] publisher
愛社 [あいしゃ] devotion to one's company
奥社 [おくしゃ] rear shrine
会社 [かいしゃ] company / workplace
各社 [かくしゃ] all companies
ゲン,ゴン,い.う,こと,とき,say7335悪言 [あくげんあくごん] uncomplimentary remarks
異言 [いげん] tongues
逸言 [いつげん] exaggeration
陰言 [かげごと] malicious gossip
迂言 [うげん] roundabout explanation / one's words
コク,くに,くな,こ,country8581国々 [くにぐに] countries
アメリカ合衆国 [アメリカがっしゅうこく] United States of America
お国 [おくに] your native country / my home country
夷国 [いこく] land of the barbarians
英国 [えいこく] Great Britain
テン,みせ,たな,store, shop8588お店 [おたな] merchant's home / rental home
サ店 [サてん] coffee lounge
各店 [かくてん] each shop
角店 [かどみせ] corner store
貴店 [きてん] your store or shop
トウ,ひがし,あい,あがり,あずま,あづま,こ,さき,しの,とお,はる,ひが,もと,east8504関東 [かんとう] Kanto
近東 [きんとう] Near East
東鑑 [あずまかがみあづまかがみ] Japanese medieval text that chronicles events of the Kamakura Shogunate
坂東 [ばんどう] Kanto region
真東 [まひがし] due east
チョウ,なが.い,おさ,お,おしゃ,たかし,たけ,な,は,ひさ,long, leader81920係長 [かかりちょう] chief clerk
長雨 [ながあめながめ] long spell of rain
長編 [ちょうへん] long
医長 [いちょう] medical director
院長 [いんちょう] director
ゼン,まえ,-まえ,さき,さと,まい,in front, before9290前売り券 [まえうりけん] ticket sold in advance
駅前 [えきまえ] in front of station
屋前 [やど] outside near the door to one's home
下前 [したまえ] part of the fabric that is tucked closest to the skin when wearing a garment that is wrapped in front of one
眼前 [がんぜん] before one's eyes
ナン,ナ,みなみ,なみ,は,みな,みまみ,south91613越南 [えつなんベトナム] Vietnam
華南 [かなん] South China
真南 [まみなみ] due south
図南 [となん] large undertaking attempted in a far-off land
正南 [せいなん] due south
ゴ,コウ,のち,うし.ろ,うしろ,あと,おく.れる,こし,し,しい,しり,behind, back, later91379後の祭り [あとのまつり] Too late!
明明後日 [しあさって] three days time
後朝 [きぬぎぬこうちょうごちょう] the morning after a couple have slept together
越後 [えちご] Echigo
牛後 [ぎゅうご] rump of cattle
ショク,ジキ,く.う,く.らう,た.べる,は.む,ぐい,eat, food91472月食 [げっしょく] lunar eclipse
朝食 [ちょうしょくあさげあさけ] breakfast
日食 [にっしょく] solar eclipse
食欲 [しょくよく] appetite
食べ物 [たべもの] food
ジ,とき,-どき,と,とぎ,time, hour10159時折 [ときおりときより] sometimes
何時に無く [いつになく] unusually
時は金なり [ときはかねなり] time is money
目覚まし時計 [めざましどけいめざましとけい] alarm clock
一時 [いちじ] one o'clock / once / for a time
ショ,か.く,-が.き,-がき,かき,write10327絵葉書 [えはがき] picture postcard
縦書き [たてがき] vertical writing
書き初め [かきぞめ] first calligraphy of the year
愛書 [あいしょ] great love of books / favorite book
悪書 [あくしょ] harmful book
シュウ, week10318再来週 [さらいしゅう] week after next
各週 [かくしゅう] every week
昨週 [さくしゅう] last week
週案 [しゅうあん] weekly ideas
週刊 [しゅうかん] published weekly
コウ,たか.い,たか,-だか,たか.まる,たか.める,か,こ,じょい,た,はか,tall, high, expensive10307雲高 [うんこう] height of clouds
音高 [おんこう] pitch
階高 [かいだか] height of storey
株高 [かぶだか] a period of high stock prices
鏡高 [きょうこう] height of a mirror stand
ドウ,トウ,みち,さ,じ,ど,みつ,road-way, street, district, journey, course, moral, teachings11277華道 [かどう] flower arrangement
悪道 [あくどう] wrong course
医道 [いどう] the art of medicine
一道 [いちどう] one road
陰道 [いんどう] vagina / love-making technique
ギョ,うお,さかな,-ざかな,い,fish11171鰣魚 [じぎょジギョ] Reeves' shad
鰱魚 [れんぎょレンギョ] silver carp
香魚 [あゆこうぎょアユ] sweetfish / salmon
鶏魚 [いさきいさぎイサキイサギ] chicken grunt
磯魚 [いそうお] inshore fish
バイ,か.う,buy12831買い手 [かいて] buyer
購買 [こうばい] procurement / school store
仲買 [なかがい] brokerage
買い [かい] buying / buyer / purchase
買取 [かいとり] purchase / purchase on a no-return policy
カン,ケン,あいだ,ま,あい,ちか,は,はざ,はし,interval, space121620間柄 [あいだがら] relation
間に合わせ [まにあわせ] makeshift
一間 [いっけん] one ken
一間 [ひとま] one room
陰間 [かげま] homosexual prostitute who sold favors at banquets, etc.
シン,あたら.しい,あら.た,あら-,にい-,あせ,あたらし,し,に,にっ,につ,よし,new131502新日本製鐵 [しんにっぽんせいてつしんにほんせいてつ] Nippon Steel Corporation
維新 [いしん] reformation / Meiji Restoration
新地 [さらち] empty lot
新巻 [あらまき] salted salmon
新案 [しんあん] new idea or design
ワ,はな.す,はなし,tale, talk13344立ち話 [たちばなし] standing around talking
お話し中 [おはなしちゅう] busy
話し込む [はなしこむ] to be deep in talk
お話 [おはなし] story
哀話 [あいわ] sad story
デン, electricity13535電灯 [でんとう] electric light
家電 [いえでん] home telephone
家電 [かでん] consumer electronics
荷電 [かでん] electric charge
外電 [がいでん] foreign telegram
ブン,モン,き.く,き.こえる,hear, ask, listen141626聞き取り [ききとり] listening comprehension
異聞 [いぶん] strange tale
逸聞 [いつぶん] something unheard of
艶聞 [えんぶん] love affair
怪聞 [かいぶん] strange rumor
ゴ,かた.る,かた.らう,word, speech, language14347和語 [わご] native Japanese words
ラテン語 [ラテンご] Latin
囈語 [うわごとげいご] talking in delirium
暗語 [あんご] secret language
伊語 [いご] Italian
ドク,トク,トウ,よ.む,-よ.み,よみ,read14348読み取り [よみとり] reading
月読 [つくよみ] nickname for the moon / Tsukuyomi
侍読 [じどく] imperial tutor
読み [よみ] reading
読モ [どくモ] reader model
アン,やす.い,やす.まる,やす,やす.らか,あ,あす,あず,あっ,や,relax, cheap, low, quiet, rested, contented, peaceful6190安土 [あずち] mound on which targets are placed
安永 [あんえい] An'ei era
安危 [あんき] fate
安芸 [あき] former name of Hiroshima prefecture
安元 [あんげん] Angen era
イン,オン,の.む,-の.み,drink, smoke, take121474湯飲み [ゆのみ] teacup
飲み [のみ] drink / spigot / stock market bucketing
飲助 [のみすけ] tippler
飲泉 [いんせん] drinking spring water
飲茶 [ヤムチャ] yum cha
エキ, station141984駅員 [えきいん] station attendant
駅使 [えきしうまやづかいはゆまづかい] official during the ritsuryo period who was allowed to use the state-provided stables and horses
駅舎 [えきしゃ] station building
駅手 [えきしゅ] station worker
駅前 [えきまえ] in front of station

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