據: according to; to occupy, seize

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據 [据] jù

preposition
: according to
: to act in accordance with
: to depend on
: to seize; to occupy

據 [据] jū

Kun Reading

拠る | よる yoru

godan verb with ru ending | intransitive verb
: (Usually written using kana alone) to be due to; to be caused by
: to depend on; to turn on
: to be based on; to come from

拠 | よりどころ yoridokoro

noun
: grounds; foundation; authority; support; something upon which to rely

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キョ kyo
コ ko

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虎: tiger

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虍 hū

radical 141
: stripes of a tiger
: “tiger” radical in Chinese characters

虎 hǔ

noun
: tiger

Kun Reading

虎 | とら tora

noun
: tiger (Panthera tigris)
: (Colloquialism) drunk person

虎冠 | とらかんむり torakanmuri

noun
: kanji “tiger” radical

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虍部 | コ ko


: Radical 141 meaning “tiger” is 1 of 29 Kangxi radicals

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步: step; walk

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步 bù

measure word
: a step; a pace; walk
: march; stages in a process; situation

Kun Reading

歩 | かち kachi

noun
: foot soldier (Edo period); samurai on foot
: (Archaism) going on foot; walking

歩み | あゆみ ayumi

noun
: walking
: progress; advance

歩む | あゆむ ayumu

godan verb with mu ending | intransitive verb
: to walk; to go on foot

歩く| あるく aruku

godan verb with ku ending | intransitive verb
: to walk

歩き | あるき aruki OR ありき ariki

noun | no-adjective
: walk; walking
: foot messenger (of a town, village, etc.)

歩こう | ほこう hokou

noun | suru verb
: walk

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歩 | ほ ho

noun
: step; stride;
: (Counter) counter for steps

歩 | ふ fu

noun
: pawn (in chess or shogi)

歩 | ぶ bu

noun
: unit of land measurement; 3.95 square yards; 3.31 square metres (meters)

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草: grass

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艸 [艹] cǎo

noun | radical 140
: grass

草 cǎo

noun | radical 140
: grass; straw
: manuscript; draft (of a document)
: careless; rough

肏 cào

variant of 草
expletive
: to fuck (vulgar)

Kun Reading

草 | くさ kusa

noun
: grass; weed; herb; thatch
: (Archaism) ninja
: not genuine; substandard

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草 | そう sou

noun
: (Abbreviation) draft; rough copy
: cursive script; “grass” kanji

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變: change; rebel

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變 [变] biàn

adjective | verb
: to change; to become different; to transform; to vary
: rebellion

Kun Reading

変え | かえ kae

noun
: changing; change

変り | かわり kawari

noun
: change; alteration
: unusual state or event; accident; abnormality
: difference; distinction

変る | かわる kawaru

godan verb with ru ending | intransitive verb
: to change; to be transformed; to be altered; to vary
: to move to
: to be different; to be uncommon; to be unusual

変える | かえる kaeru

ichidan verb | transitive verb
: to change; to alter; to vary; to convert; to revise; to amend; to transform

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変 | へん hen

na-adjective | noun
: strange; odd; peculiar; weird; curious; queer; eccentric; funny; suspicious; fishy
: unexpected
: change
: incident; disturbance; disaster; accident
: (Noun prefix) flat (music)

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絲: silk; fine thread

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絲 [丝] sī

noun
: silk; thread
: trace
: a bit
: a unit of weight (0.0005 gram)

Historical Variant

糹[纟] sī

radical 120
: silk

Kun Reading

糸 | いと ito

noun | noun suffix
: thread; yarn; string

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糸 | し shi

noun
: thread
: one ten-thousandth; 0.001 percent (one-ten-thousandth of a wari)

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財: wealth

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財 [财] cái

noun
: ability; talent

Kun Reading

財 | たから takara

noun
: treasure

財 | わずか wazuka

na-adjective | adverb | noun
: only; merely; (a) little; small quantity

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財 | ざい zai

noun | noun suffix
: fortune; riches
: goods
: (Abbreviation) incorporated foundation

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