等: to wait

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等 děng

verb | preposition
: to wait; to equal
: equal to; same as
: class; rank; grade
: after; as soon as; once
: etc: signals the end of a list

Kun Reading

等 | ら ra

suffix
: pluralizing suffix (often humble, derogatory or familiar); and others; et alios; and the like; and followers
: or so (rough indicator of direction, location, amount, etc.)
: (after the stem of an adjective) nominalizing suffix

等 | など nado

noun | noun suffix | particle
: (Usually written using kana alone) et cetera; etc.; and the like; and so forth
: (indicating an approximate quote or vague suggestion) or something
: (lessening the significance or value of the previous word) the likes of

等しい | ひとしい hitoshii

adjective
: equal; similar; like; equivalent

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等 | とう tou

noun | noun suffix | counter
: class; order; rank
: (Suffix) et cetera (etc.); and the like
: (Prefix) equal

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出: to go out

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出 chū

adjective | verb
: to go out; to come out; to occur
: to produce; to go beyond
: to rise; to put forth; to happen
: measure word for dramas, plays, operas

齣 [出] chū

measure word
: measure word for plays or chapters of classical novels

Kun Reading

出 | で de

noun | noun suffix
: coming out; going out; outflow; rising (of the sun or moon)
: attending (work); appearing (on stage); one’s turn to go on
: start; beginning
: origins; background; person (or item) originating from …; graduate of …; native of …; member of … (lineage)
: architectural member that projects outward
: highest point of the stern of a ship
: (Usually written using kana alone) amount (comprising something); amount of time or effort required to do something

出 | だし dashi

noun
: (Usually written using kana alone) dashi (Japanese soup stock made from fish and kelp)
: pretext; excuse; pretense; dupe; front man

出す | だす dasu

godan verb with su ending | transitive verb
: to take out; to get out
: to put out; to reveal; to show
: to submit (e.g. thesis); to turn in
: to publish; to make public
: to send (e.g. letter)
: to produce (a sound); to start (fire)
: to serve
: (Food term)(Suffix) to begin

出る | でる deru

ichidan verb | intransitive verb
: to go out; to exit; to leave;
: to appear; to come forth; to be published;
: to answer (the phone or door)

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出 | しゅつ shutsu

noun
: coming out; emerging
: being born into (a certain family); being a native of (a particular place)

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mother

母 | 媽: mother

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母 mǔ

noun
: mother
: female

毋 wú [ wù]

radical 80

媽 [妈] mā

noun
: mother

Kun Reading

母 | はは haha

noun
: (Humble (kenjougo) language) mother
> 母上 | ははうえ hahaue: mother (esp. used in samurai families prior to the Meiji period)

母ちゃん | かあちゃん kaachan

noun
: mum; mom
> お母ちゃん | おかあちゃん: mum; mom

母さん | かあさん kaasan

noun
: mother
> 御母 | おかあ okaa: mother
> 御母さん | おかあさん okaasan: mother (honorific; polite language)
> 御母様 | おかあさま okaa sama: mother (honorific; polite language)
> 御祖母ちゃん | おばあちゃん obaachan: granny; grandma; female senior-citizen

毋部 [勿れ | なかれ nakare]

noun
: Radical 80 meaning “mother” or “do not”

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ぼ bo

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father

父 | 爸: father

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父 fù

radical 88
: father

爸 bà


: father

Kun Reading

父 | ちち chichi

noun
: (Humble (kenjougo) language) father
> 父上 | ちちうえ chichiue: father (esp. used in samurai families prior to the Meiji period)

父 | ちゃん chan

noun
: (Humble (kenjougo) language) father
> 父ちゃん | とうちゃん touchan: dad; daddy; papa; pa; pop

父さん | とうさん tousan

noun
: father; dad; papa; pa; pop; daddy; dada
> 御父 OR お父 | おとう otou: (honorific or respectful language) (familiar language) (abbreviation) daddy; father; husband
> お父さん | おとうさん otousan: father (polite language)

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ふ fu

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sisters

妹: younger sister

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妹 mèi


: younger sister

Kun Reading

妹 | いもうと imouto

noun
: (Humble (kenjougo) language) younger sister

妹さん | いもうとさん imouto san

noun
: (Honorific or respectful language) younger sister

妹 | いも imo

noun
: (archaism) (familiar language) darling (only of a woman); dear; honey; my betrothed
: (archaism) one’s sister;
: (archaism) (familiar language) (feminine speech) friend

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まい mai

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sisters

姐 | 姊: elder sister

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姐 jiě


: elder sister

姊 zǐ


: elder sister

Kun Reading

姐 OR 姊 | あね ane

noun
: (Humble (kenjougo) language) older sister; elder sister

姐 | ねえや neeya

noun
: (Usually written using kana alone, Familiar language) young lady (in ref. to a maid, etc.)

姐 | あねさん aneesan OR ねえさん neesan OR お姐さん oneesan

noun
: (Honorific or respectful language) elder sister
: (vocative) young lady
: miss (referring to a waitress, etc.)
: ma’am (used by geisha to refer to their superiors)

姊 | nee ねえ nee

noun
: (Honorific or respectful language) elder sister

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Brothers

哥 | 兄: elder brother

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哥 gē


: elder brother

兄 xiōng


: elder brother

Kun Reading

哥 | うた uta

noun

兄 | あに ani

noun
: (Humble (kenjougo) language) older brother

兄い | あにい anii

noun
: (Colloquialism) (Familiar language) elder brother; one’s senior
: dashing young man; gallant young lad

兄 | にい nii

noun suffix
: (Familiar language) used after the name of someone who is an older brother figure; (Noun) used with various honorifics to mean (older) brother

兄さま | にいさま nii sama

noun
: (Honorific or respectful language) older brother

兄ちゃん | にいさん ni-chan OR 兄さん | あにさん ani-san

noun
: (Honorific or respectful language) older brother; elder brother;
: brother (as older-brother figure in friendly and or work relationship);
: (vocative) young man; buddy; fella; laddie

御兄さん | おにいさん oniisan
: older brother; elder brother
: (vocative) young man; buddy; fella; laddie

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哥 | か ka

noun

兄 | けい kei

noun | noun suffix
: elder brother
: (Familiar language) (Male term or language) pronoun or suffix used in reference to an older brother figure; Mister; Mr

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Brothers

弟: younger brother | 悌: to do one’s duty as a younger brother

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弟 dì


: younger brother; junior male
: I (modest word in letter)

悌 [variant: 弟] tì


: to do one’s duty as a younger brother

Kun Reading

弟 | おと oto

noun
: (Humble (kenjougo) language) younger brother

弟 | おとうと otouto

noun
: (Humble (kenjougo) language) younger brother

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弟 | てい tei

noun
: (Humble (kenjougo) language) younger brother
: (Archaism) pupil; apprentice

弟 | だい dai

悌 | てい tei

noun
: respect for one’s elders
: harmony among siblings

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