征: invade; journey | to recruit | 4th note in a pentatonic scale

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征 zhēng

noun | verb
: journey; trip; expedition
: to go on long campaign; to attack

徵 [征] zhēng

noun | verb
: to invite; to recruit
: to levy (taxes)
: to draft (troops)
: phenomenon; symptom
: characteristic sign (used as proof); evidence

徵 [征] zhǐ


: 4th note in pentatonic scale 五音, roughly sol

Kun Reading

征く | ゆく yuku

godan verb with ku ending
: to conquer; to subjugate

徴 | しるし shirushi

noun
: sign; indication; omen

徴す | しるす shirusu

godan verb with su ending | transitive verb
: to show a sign (i.e. an omen)

徴する | ちょうする chousuru

suru verb – special class | transitive verb
: to collect
: to solicit; to seek
: to look for evidence; to check; to compare
: to summon

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せい sei

徴 | ち chi

noun
: fourth degree (of the Japanese & Chinese pentatonic scale)

ちょう chou

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證 | 証: proof | admonish

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證 [证] zhèng

noun
: proof; to prove
: to demonstrate; to confirm
: certificate

証 [证] zhèng


: to admonish

Kun Reading

証 | あかし akashi

noun
: proof; evidence; testimony
: (Suru verb) to testify (usu. Christian religious context)

証 | しるし shirushi

noun | irregular okurigana usage
: mark; sign
: symbol; emblem
: badge; crest; flag
: evidence; proof
: (Usually written using kana alone) token (of gratitude, affection, etc.)

証す | あかす akasu

godan verb with su ending
: to prove; to verify

証す | しょうす shousu

godan verb with su ending | transitive verb
: to prove; to verify
: to guarantee; to promise

証する | しょうする shousuru

suru verb – special class | transitive verb
: to prove; to verify
: to guarantee; to promise

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しょう shou

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正: true; upright | first month of the lunar year

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正 zhèng

adjective | adverb
: just (right); true; truly
: straight; upright
: correct; positive
: greater than zero; principle
: in the midst of (doing something)

正 zhēng


: first month of the lunar year

Kun Reading

正 | まさ masa

noun | na-adjective
: exact; precise

正に | まさに masani

adverb
: (Usually written using kana alone) exactly; surely; certainly
: just (about to); on the verge (of doing or happening)
: duly; naturally

正す | ただす tadasu

godan verb with su ending | transitive verb
: to correct; to reform; to amend; to redress;
: to adjust; to straighten;
: to ascertain; to confirm; to verify; to make sure of;
: to enquire of someone about something (inquire); to question

正しい | ただしい tadashii

adjective
: right; just; correct; righteous; honest; truthful; proper; straightforward; perfect

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正 | せい sei

noun | no-adjective
: (logical) true; regular
: 10^40
: (Abbreviation) original
: (Mathematical term) positive; greater than zero

正 | しょう shou

noun
: greater (of equal court ranks); upper; senior
: director (highest of the four administrative positions of the ritsuryo period); chief
: (Prefix) (before a number) exactly; precisely

正 | じょう jou

noun
: greater (of equal court ranks); upper; senior

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緊: tense; tight

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緊 [紧] jǐn

adjective
: nervous; keyed up; to be excited; intense; tense; strained
: in short supply; scarce
: tight; taut; firm; secure

Kun Reading

緊い | かたい katai

adjective
: irregular kanji usage
: hard; solid; tough
: stiff; tight; wooden; unpolished (e.g. writing)
: strong; firm (not viscous or easily moved)
: safe; steady; honest; steadfast
: obstinate; stubborn
: bookish; formal; stuffy

緊と | ひしと hishito

adverb
: (Usually written using kana alone) tightly; firmly; fast
: sharply; keenly

緊まる | しまる shimaru

godan verb with ru ending | intransitive verb
: to be shut; to close; to be closed
: to be locked
: to tighten; to be tightened
: to become sober; to become tense

緊める | しめる shimeru

ichidan verb | transitive verb
: to be shut; to close; to be closed
: to be locked
: to tighten; to be tightened
: to become sober; to become tense

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きん kin

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臣: minister

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臣 chén

radical 131
: minister; statesman; official; state official or subject in dynastic China
: “Your Servant”, form of address used when speaking to a ruler
: to submit oneself to the rule of or acknowledge allegiance to; to serve a ruler as his subject

Kun Reading

臣 | おみ omi

noun
: (Archaism) retainer; attendant;
: Omi (hereditary title; orig. one of the two highest such titles, later demoted to sixth highest of eight)

臣 | やつこ yatsuko

noun
: (Archaism) slave
: retainer; servant
: captive
: (Derogatory) varlet
: (Humble (kenjougo) language) I; me

臣 | やつこらま yotsukorama

noun
: retainer; servant

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臣 | しん shin

noun
: (Archaism) retainer; attendant
: (Humble (kenjougo) language) I (used by a servant when speaking to his master); me

じん jin

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萬: ten thousand

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萬 [万] wàn

numeral
: ten thousand; a great number

Kun Reading
萬: archaic kanji

万 | よろず yorozu

numeric
: 10,000; ten thousand
: myriad
: (Adverbial noun) everything; all
: (Archaism) various

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万 | まん man

numeric
: 10,000; ten thousand
: myriad

万 | ばん ban

adverb | prefix
: many; all

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禺: ancient area | monkey | accidental

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禺 yú


: ancient area; district

禺 yù


: legendary monkey of ancient China

偶 ǒu

verb | adjective
: archaic variant 禺
: accidental; image; pair; mate

Kun Reading

偶 | たま tama

no-adjective | na-adjective | noun
: occasional; rare (Usually written using kana alone)

偶 | たまたま tamatama

adverb
: casually; unexpectedly; accidentally; by chance

偶に | たまに tamani

adverb | suffix
: occasionally; once in a while (Usually written using kana alone)

偶の | たまの tamano

pre-noun adjectival
: occasional; rare (Usually written using kana alone)

偶さか | たまさか tamasaka

adverb
: occasionally

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ぐう guu

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