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Most useful words for each reading of every Jōyō kanji

Kanji Usefulness Level 1 all Vocab

This collection contains 286 words.
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noun
1. one person  (esp. 一人)
2. alone; unmarried; solitary  (esp. 独り; this meaning is restricted to reading ひとり)
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noun
(human) life (i.e. conception to death)
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noun
1. human being; person; man; mankind; humankind
2. character (of a person)
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each person; people; men and women; everybody
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noun
lover; sweetheart
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1. identical; same; one and the same; equal
2. fair; equal treatment; without discrimination
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun, 'no' adjective
1. together  (see also: 御一緒)
2. at the same time
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numeric, prefix
1. one  (see also: ワン; 1 can also be read ワン. 壱, 弌 and 壹 are used in legal documents)
2. best
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single word; a few words; brief comment
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noun
birth date; date of birth; DOB
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun
holiday; day off
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
every day
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noun
diary; journal
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noun
Japan
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
1. day; days  (this meaning is restricted to form 日)
2. sun; sunshine; sunlight
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noun
1. the third day of the month
2. three days
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noun
day of the week
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noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
1. today; this day
2. these days; recently; nowadays  (this meaning is restricted to reading こんにち)
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very; much; greatly; a lot of
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noun
1. post-secondary education institution, incl. university, college, etc.  (see also: 総合大学)
2. former central university of Kyoto (established under the ritsuryo system for the training of government administrators)  (see also: 大学寮, 国学; abbreviation)
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convention; tournament; mass meeting; rally
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adult
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noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
every year; yearly; annually
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years (period of)
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
this year
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noun
circulation or lending (e.g. library books)
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outing; trip; going out
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person's origin (e.g. city, country, parentage, school)
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receipts and expenditure (disbursements)
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ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1. to leave; to exit; to go out; to come out; to get out  (opposite: 入る)
2. to leave (on a journey); to depart; to start out; to set out
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'su' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to take out; to get out
2. to put out; to reveal; to show
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noun
special book; separate volume; book of lectures
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the person himself
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noun
1. one long cylindrical thing; one film, TV show, etc.; one goal, home run, etc.; one telephone call  (see also: )
2. one version
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root; source; origin; foundation; base; principle
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noun
1. whole year; all year round; throughout the year
2. always; all the time  (this meaning is restricted to reading ねんじゅう, ねんぢゅう)
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noun
middle school; junior high school  (see also: 中学校; abbreviation)
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noun
back (of body)
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noun
twins; twin
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noun
youth; young man
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noun
1. state; state of affairs; situation; circumstances
2. appearance; look; aspect
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noun
1. prince
2. subordinate Kumano shrine
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expression, noun
boy; male child; baby boy
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noun
1. son
2. penis  (vulgar expression or word; this meaning is restricted to reading むすこ)
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opinion; view; comment
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ichidan verb, transitive verb
1. to see; to look; to watch; to view; to observe
2. to look over; to look on; to assess; to examine; to judge  (see also: 診る)
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noun
state; country; nation
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foreign country
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paradise; heaven; Kingdom of Heaven
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noun
1. country; state
2. region
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noun
coat; tunic; jacket; outer garment
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
1. not less than; ... and more; ... and upwards  (see also: )
2. beyond ... (e.g. one's means); further (e.g. nothing further to say); more than ... (e.g. cannot pay more than that)
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noun
holy priest; saint
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noun, 'no' adjective, adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (suffix)
1. above; up; over; elder (e.g. daughter)
2. top; summit
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noun
upper reaches of a river; upstream  (see also: 川下)
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'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to rise; to go up; to come up; to ascend; to be raised  (opposite: 下がる)
2. to enter (esp. from outdoors); to come in; to go in
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noun
1. ascent; climbing; ascending (path); climb
2. up-train (e.g. going to Tokyo)  (see also: 上り列車; this meaning is restricted to form 上り)
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noun
10 minutes
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun
half
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considerably; greatly; a lot  (often written with kana only)
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minutes (period of)
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'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to understand; to comprehend; to grasp; to see; to get; to follow  (often written with kana only)
2. to become clear; to be known; to be discovered; to be realized; to be realised; to be found out  (often written with kana only)
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noun
1. growth; development
2. one's early life; upbringing; personal history
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi), 'no' adjective
1. whole life; a lifetime; all through life; one existence; a generation; an age; the whole world; the era
2. (the only, the greatest, etc.) of one's life
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birth; creation; formation
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'no' adjective, 'na' adjective, noun, noun (prefix)
1. raw; uncooked; fresh
2. natural; as it is; unedited; unprocessed
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noun
1. cloth; fabric; material; texture
2. one's true character
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ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1. to live; to exist
2. to make a living; to subsist
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noun
1. birth; birthplace
noun (suffix), 'no' adjective
2. born in (country, month, imperial era, zodiac year, etc.)
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ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1. to grow; to spring up; to sprout
2. to cut (teeth)
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'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
to bear fruit  (often written with kana only)
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noun
1. great collection (of things); cluster; bunch
2. bottle gourd  (see also: 千成り瓢箪; abbreviation)
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noun, noun (suffix)
area of thick growth (of trees, grass, etc.)  (see also: 芝生)
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lawn
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noun
1. (one's) whereabouts
2. outcome
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travel; trip
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noun
event; function
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pilgrimage; traveling on foot
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noun (suffix)
1. bound for ...  (see also: 東京行き; usu. ゆき)
noun
2. going (to)
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irregular godan verb 'iku/yuku', intransitive verb
1. to go; to move (in a direction or towards a specific location); to head (towards); to be transported (towards); to reach  (see also: 来る)
2. to proceed; to take place  (see also: 旨く行く; い sometimes omitted in auxiliary use)
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'u' godan verb, transitive verb
to perform; to do; to conduct oneself; to carry out
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numeric
two
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numeric
two  (ふ and ふう used mainly when counting aloud. 弐, 貳 and 貮 are used in legal documents.)
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noun
two persons; two people; pair; couple
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
daytime; during the day; time from sunrise until sunset; diurnal period
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun
1. time
2. hours (period of)
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noun
world; society
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun
1. space (between); gap; interval; distance
adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
2. time (between); pause; break
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
present day; today; recently; these days; nowadays; at this hour
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noun
1. time; hour; moment  (刻 signifies a time of day, 秋 signifies an important time)
2. occasion; case  (this meaning is restricted to form 時)
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noun
watch; clock; timepiece
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casual; unconcerned; nonchalant
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noun
1. electricity
2. (electric) light
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noun
1. indication; sign; hint; presence; trend
2. quotation (esp. stock market)
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1. extramarital sex; affair; fooling around
2. infidelity; wantonness; unfaithfulness; inconstancy; fickleness; caprice
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noun
1. the tenth day of the month
2. ten days
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numeric
ten  (拾 is used in legal documents)
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noun
1. twentieth day of the month
2. twenty days
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expression, noun
1. girl; daughter
2. young woman
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pronoun
1. she; her
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noun
women
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noun
1. wife (esp. one's own wife)
2. court lady; female court attache; woman who served at the imperial palace  (this meaning is restricted to reading にょうぼう, にゅうぼう)
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noun
goddess; female deity  (see also: 男神)
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numeric
three
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numeric
1. three  (参 is used in legal documents)
prefix
2. tri-
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noun
new moon; crescent moon
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noun
shamisen; samisen; three-stringed Japanese lute
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
morning; a.m.
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noun
1. name; full name  (see also: 名字, )
2. given name; first name
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noun
loan; loan payable; debt
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entry to school or university; matriculation; enrolment (in university, etc.)
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expression, 'ru' godan verb
to be pleased with; to suit
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'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to enter; to go into  (opposite: 出る)
2. to break into
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entrance; entry; gate; approach; mouth  (see also: 出口)
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small; little; tiny
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novel; (short) story
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noun
1. hut; cabin; shed; (animal) pen
2. small theatre (theater); temporary playhouse; circus tent; booth  (this meaning is restricted to reading こや)
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noun
streamlet; brook
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noun
1. buttocks; behind; rump; bottom
2. undersurface; bottom
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
afternoon; p.m.
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noun
second half; latter half  (see also: 前半)
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1. behind; rear  (see also: 後ずさり)
2. after; later  (see also: その後)
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1. later; afterwards; since  (often written with kana only)
2. future  (often written with kana only)
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nervous; timid
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
day after tomorrow
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noun
eldest son (may be the only son); first-born son
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1. long (distance)  (this meaning is restricted to form 長い)
2. long (time); lengthy
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'su' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to take down (e.g. flag); to launch (e.g. boat); to drop; to lower (e.g. ladder); to let (a person) off; to unload; to discharge
2. to drop off (a passenger from a vehicle); to let (a person) off  (see also: 乗客を降ろす)
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noun
1. not exceeding; and downward; ... and below
2. below (e.g. standard); under (e.g. a level)
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noun
1. top and bottom; high and low; above and below; upper and lower ends; up and down
2. going up and down; rising and falling; fluctuating
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noun
underwear
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noun
1. lower reaches (of a river)  (opposite: )
2. bottom; lower part
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under (esp. influence or guidance)  (sometimes written 元)
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'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to come down; to go down; to fall; to drop; to sink; to get lower  (opposite: 上がる)
2. to hang; to dangle
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noun, noun (suffix)
1. down-train (going away from Tokyo)
2. down-slope; downward going
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1. unskillful; poor; awkward  (opposite: 上手)
2. imprudent; untactful
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noun
school
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to study (in depth); to learn; to take lessons in
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noun, noun or verb acting prenominally
month-long period; (during) month
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun
every month; each month; monthly
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
this month
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi)
August
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noun
geometry
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1. what
prefix
2. how many  (see also: 何か月; followed by a counter; this meaning is restricted to reading なん)
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expression
1. something; something or other; so-and-so  (often written with kana only)
2. somehow; anyhow; one way or another  (often written with kana only)
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1. next (e.g. "next April"); forthcoming; coming  (opposite: 去る)
'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
2. to come; to arrive; to be due to  (orig. meaning)
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
next year
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noun
incident; affair; happening; event
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irregular verb くる, intransitive verb
1. to come (spatially or temporally); to approach; to arrive
irregular verb くる, intransitive verb, auxiliary verb
2. to come back; to do ... and come back  (see also: 行って来る)
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'su' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to talk; to speak; to converse; to chat
2. to tell; to explain; to narrate; to mention; to describe; to discuss
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1. telephone call; phone call
2. telephone (device); phone  (see also: 電話機; abbreviation)
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noun
1. talk; speech; chat; story; conversation
2. discussions; negotiation; argument
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noun
1. old tale; folk tale; legend
2. reminiscence
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noun, counter
1. mountain; hill
2. mine (e.g. coal mine)
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among the mountains
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volcano
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noun
festival car (float)  (often written with kana only)
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1. high; tall  (opposite: 低い; this meaning is restricted to form 高い)
2. expensive
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noun
senior high school; high school  (see also: 高等学校; abbreviation)
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appreciation of the yen; strong yen; strengthening of the yen; high-valued yen; exchange in favor of the yen (favour)
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noun
the reigning emperor  (sensitive)
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
from now on; hereafter
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun
now; the present time; just now; soon; immediately; (one) more
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rough copy; draft; draught
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reading
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noun
1. ancient document; archives; ancient manuscript; paleograph
2. document addressed to someone in particular (jargon used in paleography)  (see also: 文書)
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'ku' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to write; to compose; to pen
2. to draw; to paint  (see also: 描く)
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noun
1. postcard  (see also: 郵便葉書; abbreviation; often written with kana only)
2. memo; note; card  (often written with kana only)
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1. registered mail  (see also: 書留郵便; abbreviation)
2. registration (e.g. of mail); writing down; putting on record; recording; making a note of
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numeric
five  (伍 is used in legal documents)
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numeric
five
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noun
real name
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noun
2. fame
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noun
1. remains; traces; vestiges; relics
2. (the sorrow of) parting
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noun
money  (see also: ; polite (teineigo) language)
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noun
fee; charge; fare
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1. wages
noun
2. cash payment of rent  (this meaning is restricted to reading ちんきん)
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noun
trigger; gunlock
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1. surgery  (see also: 内科)
2. department of surgery (hospital, etc.)
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noun
1. outside; exterior
2. open air
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'su' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to unfasten; to undo
2. to remove; to take off; to deinstall
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noun
four seasons
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numeric
four  (肆 is used in legal documents)
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noun
four years
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numeric
four
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adverb, noun
before; earlier than; first; ahead; beyond; away; previously; recently
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noun
1. teacher; master; doctor  (honorific)
suffix
2. with names of teachers, etc. as an honorific  (honorific)
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noun
rivers
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noun
1. river; stream  (this meaning is restricted to reading かわ)
suffix
2. the .... river; (suffix used with the names of rivers)
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1. east and west
2. Orient and Occident; East and West
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noun
east
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unheard-of; unprecedented; unparalleled in history (unparallelled); record-breaking  (yojijukugo)
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newspaper
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'ku' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to hear
2. to listen (e.g. to music)  (usu. 聴く)
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'ru' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to talk about; to speak of; to tell; to narrate
2. to recite; to chant
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English (language)
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tale; story; legend
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi)
September
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numeric
nine  (玖 is used in legal documents)
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numeric
nine
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ichidan verb, transitive verb
1. to eat
2. to live on (e.g. a salary); to live off; to subsist on
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noun
1. meal
2. to eat
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noun
tableware
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fasting
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'u' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to eat  (male term or language)
2. to live; to make a living; to survive
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noun
1. the eighth day of the month
2. eight days
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numeric
eight  (捌 is used in legal documents)
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noun
eight (long cylindrical things)
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noun
greengrocer
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numeric
eight
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noun
water service; water supply
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noun
1. water (esp. cool, fresh water, e.g. drinking water)  (see also: ; み is generally used in compounds)
2. fluid (esp. in an animal tissue); liquid
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noun
flood
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1. retiring high-ranking government officials taking a lucrative job in a private or semi-private corporation
2. command (from superior to inferior, government to private sector, etc.); order; imposition
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noun
1. weather; the elements  (see also: お天気, 気象)
2. fair weather; fine weather
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noun
Emperor of Japan
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noun
1. cotton (material)
2. red silk-cotton tree (Bombax ceiba)  (see also: パンヤの木; often written with kana only; this meaning is restricted to reading きわた)
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun
Thursday
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noun
engineering works; civil engineering; public works
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noun
woodworking; woodworker; carpenter
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noun
1. tree; shrub; bush
2. wood; timber
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noun
grove of trees
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noun
1. sixth day of the month
2. six days
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numeric
six  (陸 is used in legal documents)
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numeric
six
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noun
1. all people; everybody
2. ten thousand people
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noun
1. emergency; unlikely event  (lit. 1 in 10,000)
2. by some chance; by some possibility
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noun
plain wood; unfinished woodwork
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white person; Caucasian
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noun
leukemia
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2
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4
1. pale; pallid
2. bluish-white
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white hair; grey hair; gray hair
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numeric
seven
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numeric
1. seven  (漆 is used in legal documents)
prefix
2. hepta-
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi)
1. the seventh day of the month
2. seven days
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noun
Festival of the Weaver (July 7th); Star Festival (one of the five annual festivals)  (see also: 五節句)
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noun
1. circle  (see also: )
noun, noun (prefix)
2. entirety; whole; full; complete
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noun
1. yen; Japanese monetary unit
2. circle  (orig. meaning)
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noun
train; electric train
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noun
father
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1. grandfather
2. old man  (see also: ; this meaning is restricted to reading おおじ)
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noun
Catholic priest; abbe; reverend father; minister; padre
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noun
father; dad; papa; pa; pop; daddy; dada  (see also: 父さん; honorific)
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noun
1. north
2. the North; northern territories
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northeast
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1. North Pole
2. the Arctic  (see also: 北極圏; abbreviation)
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noun
1. north and south; north to south
2. South Korea and North Korea  (abbreviation)
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noun
Beijing; Peking
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noun
gear; cog-wheel
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noun
1. car; automobile; vehicle
2. wheel
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noun
mother  (see also: 母さん; honorific)
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grandmother  (see also: )
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mother
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun, noun (suffix)
middle; half; semi; halfway; partly
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noun
(department) store; (department) stores
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numeric
100; hundred  (陌 and 佰 are used in legal documents)
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noun
hundreds
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noun
1. earth; soil; dirt; clay; mud
2. the earth (historically, esp. as opposed to the heavens); the ground; the land
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noun
country; territory; domain; realm
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noun
1. plot of land; lot; soil
2. locality; region; place
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noun
present; souvenir  (see also: お土産)
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noun
1. Kansai; region consisting of Osaka, Kobe, Kyoto and surrounding prefectures
2. Kansai; south-western half of Japan (during the feudal era)
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the west; Western countries
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noun
west
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noun
1. reading-book; reader; guidebook; manual  (see also: 入門書)
2. textbook (esp. a pre-war elementary school Japanese language textbook)  (original meaning)
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noun
punctuation mark; punctuation marks  (linguistics terminology)
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'mu' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to read
2. to count  (see also: さばを読む; now mostly used in idioms)
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numeric
1,000; thousand  (阡 and 仟 are used in legal documents)
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noun
many thousands
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1. right-wing (politics)  (opposite: 左翼)
noun
2. extreme right-wing group  (see also: 右翼団体)
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1. left and right
2. influence; control; domination
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noun
1. right; right hand side
2. afore-mentioned (esp. in vertical Japanese writing); foregoing; forgoing; above  (see also: 右に同じ)
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noun
south
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conjunction, interjection (kandoushi)
amen; hail  (Buddhist term)
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left; left hand side
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noun
friend  (see also: 友達; more formal than 友達)
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noun
friend; companion
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noun, noun (suffix)
fire; flame; blaze
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noun
fireworks
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noun
1. rainy season (in Japan from early June to mid-July)
2. rain during the rainy season
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noun
rainy weather
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noun
rain
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noun
light rain; drizzle  (see also: 少雨)
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noun
after the rain
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noun
1. rest; recess; respite
2. vacation; holiday; absence; suspension
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