丁: nail; person

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丁 dīng

noun
: person; adult male; single
: nail
: strong; robust; vigor
: fourth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干; fourth in order
: letter “D” or roman “IV” in list “A, B, C”, or “I, II, III” etc; butyl
: cubes (of food)

Kun Reading

丁 | ひのと hinoto

noun
: 4th in rank; fourth sign of the Chinese calendar

丁と | ちょうと chouto

adverb
: with a clang; with a bang; with a crash

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丁 | てい tei

noun
: 4th in rank; fourth sign of the Chinese calendar

丁 | ちょう chou

counter
: counter for sheets, pages, leaves, etc.
: counter for blocks of tofu; counter for servings in a restaurant
: counter for long and narrow things such as guns, scissors, spades, hoes, inksticks, palanquins, candles, jinrikishas, shamisen, oars, etc.
: (Noun) even number
: 109.09 m

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菜: vegetable

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菜 cài

noun
: vegetables; course or dish in a Chinese meal; cuisine

Kun Reading

菜 | な na

noun
: greens; vegetables
: rape (Brassica napus); rapeseed

お菜 | おさい osai OR おかず okazu

noun
: (kana only) accompaniment for rice dishes; side dish
: food for thought (esp. in the context of conversation, or material for assisting arousal during masturbation)

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菜 | さい sai

noun
: side dish

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彩: bright color; variety; applause

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彩 cǎi

verb
: bright color; variety
: applause; applaud
: lottery prize

Kun Reading

彩り | いろどり irodori

noun | suru verb
: coloring; coloration; assortment; color scheme; makeup

彩り | いろどる irodoru

godan verb with ru ending | transitive verb
: to color; to paint; to make up

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さい sai

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採: to collect; to pick

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採 [采] cǎi

verb
: to collect; to cull; to pick; to pluck; to select; to choose; to gather
: bright colors

Kun Reading

採る | とる toru

godan verb with ru ending | transitive verb
: to adopt (measure, proposal)
: to pick (e.g. fruit); to catch (e.g. insects); to take (e.g. a sample)
: to assume (attitude)
: to take on (i.e. hire); to engage

採れる | とれる toreru

ichidan verb
: to be collected; to be gathered (e.g. mushrooms, etc.); to be harvested; to be mined
: to be able to collect; to be able to mine

採り入れる | とりいれる toriireru

ichidan verb | transitive verb
: to harvest; to reap
: to take in; to gather in
: to adopt

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[採] 采 | さい sai OR さえ sae

noun
: dice; die
: baton (of command)

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弁: conical cap

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弁 biàn


: conical cap worn during Zhou dynasty

Kun Reading

弁え | わきまえ wakimae

noun
: sense; discretion; knowledge

弁える | わきまえる wakimaeru

ichidan verb | transitive verb
: to know (right from wrong); to discern; to discriminate; to understand; to bear in mind

弁じる | べんじる benjiru

ichidan verb | intransitive verb
: to speak; to talk; to argue; to manage; to dispose of; to carry through; to distinguish; to discriminate

弁ずる | べんずる benzuru

zuru verb
: to manage; to dispose of; to carry through; to distinguish; to discriminate

弁えのない | わきまえのない wakimaenonai

adjective
: indiscreet; undiscerning

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弁 | べん ben

noun
: speech; talk; tongue; eloquence
: (Noun suffix) dialect; accent
: petal
: valve
: Oversight Department (division of the daijokan responsible for controlling central and provincial governmental offices)

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自: self; from

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自 zì

radical 132 | preposition
: self; oneself; from; since; private

Kun Reading

自ら | みずから mizukara

adverbial noun | noun
: for one’s self; personally

自ずから | おのずから onozukara

adverb
: naturally; as a matter of course

自と | おのずと onozuto

adverb
: naturally

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自 | じ ji

prefix
: self-
: from …

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