煙: smoke; cigarettes

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煙 [烟] yān


: smoke, soot; opium; tobacco; cigarettes
: mist; vapor

Kun Reading

煙 OR 烟 | けぶ kebu OR けむ kemu OR けぶり keburi OR けむり kemuri

noun
: smoke; fumes

煙い OR 烟い | けぶい kebui OR けむい kemui

adjective
: smoky

煙る OR 烟る | けぶる keburu OR けむる kemuru

godan verb with ru ending | intransitive verb
: to smoke (e.g. fire)
: to be hazy

煙がる OR 烟がる | けぶがる kebugaru OR けむがる kemugaru

godan verb with ru ending | intransitive verb
: to be sensitive to smoke; to be uncomfortable because of smoke

煙たい OR 烟たい | けむたい kemutai

adjective
: smoky
: awkward; ill at ease

烟たがる | けぶたがる kebutagaru OR けむたがる kemutagaru

godan verb with ru ending | intransitive verb
: to be sensitive to smoke
: to dislike the company of (someone); to consider (someone) a burden or nuisance

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親: relatives | parents-in-law

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親 [亲] qīn

adjective | verb
: relatives; parents; intimate

親 [亲] qìng

noun
: parents-in-law of one’s offspring

Kun Reading

親 | おや oya

noun
: parent; parents
: dealer (in cards)
: founder
: (pet) owner

親しい | 親しい shitashii

adjective
: intimate; close (e.g. friend)

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親 | しん shin

noun
: intimacy; closeness; friendliness
: close relative
: (Noun prefix) pro- (e.g. pro-American, pro-Japanese, etc.)

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辛: bitter

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辛 xīn

noun | radical 160
: bitter; (of taste) hot or pungent
: hard; laborious; suffering
: eighth in order; eighth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干; letter “H” or roman “VIII” in list “A, B, C”, or “I, II, III” etc; octa

Kun Reading

辛 | かのと kanoto

noun
: 8th in rank; eighth sign of the Chinese calendar

辛い | からい karai

adjective
: spicy; hot
: salty;
: tough (on someone); adverse; harsh

辛い | つらい tsurai

adjective
: painful; bitter; heart-breaking

辛み | からみ karami

noun
: salty (hot, sharp) taste

辛め | からめ karame

adjective
: hottish; salty; somewhat hot; kind of salty; on the dry side
: strict; harsh

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辛 | しん shin

noun
: 8th in rank; eighth sign of the Chinese calendar

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幸 | 倖: fortunate | trusted

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幸 xìng


: fortunate; lucky

倖 [幸] xìng


: trusted; intimate; (of the emperor) to visit

Kun Reading

幸 | さち sachi

noun
: good luck; fortune; happiness
: harvest; yield

幸い | さいわい saiwai

na-adjective | noun
: happiness; blessedness; luck; fortune; felicity
: (Adverb) luckily; fortunately

幸せ | しあわせ shiawase

na-adjective | noun
: happiness; good fortune; luck; blessingy

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幸 | こう kou

noun
: good luck; fortune; happiness

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Pantone 2015 Fall Fashion Report

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Fall 2015 Landscape of Evolving Colors

This autumn, earthy neutrals will blend with bold colors and patterns; the rich, multifaceted colors evoking love for nature, warmth and security. More importantly, the androgynous colors allow the designers to pay homage to provoking eras throughout the American history – from the seductive ‘20s to the bohemian hippie and modernists of the ‘60s and ‘70s – without being reliant on typical gender assigned colors.

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完: to finish; complete

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完 wán

adjective | verb
: bitter; (of taste) hot or pungent

Kun Reading

完 | かんぺき kanpeki

na-adjective
: perfect; complete; flawless

全うする | まっとうする mattousuru

suru verb – special class
: to accomplish; to fulfill; to carry out

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完 | かん kan

noun
: The End (book, film, etc.); Finis

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