恐: fear

By | Chinese Word, Japanese Word, Language-Learning

恐 kǒng

verb | adjective
: afraid; frightened; to fear; apprehensive

Kun Reading

恐 | こわ kowa

interjection
: frightening; terrifying

恐っ | こわっ kowa-

interjection
: scary!

恐 | かしく kashiku OR かしこ kashiko

expression
: yours sincerely (used to sign off on letters); respectfully yours

恐い | こわい kowai

adjective
: scary; frightening; eerie; dreadful;
: (I’m) afraid

恐がり | こわがり kowagari

noun
: coward; timid person

恐がる | こわがる kowagaru

godan verb with ru ending | intransitive verb
: to be afraid of; to fear; to dread; to be nervous (about); to be shy (of)

恐れ | おそれ osore

noun
: fear; horror; anxiety; concern; uneasiness

恐らく | おそらく osoraku

adverb
: perhaps; likely; probably; I dare say

恐れる | おそれる osoreru

ichidan verb | transitive verb
: to fear; to be afraid of

恐ろしい | おそろしい osoroshii

adjective
: 1: terrible; dreadful; terrifying; frightening; frightened;
2: surprising; startling; tremendous; amazing

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キョウ kyou

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鬧: noisy; to disturb; quarrel

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鬧 [闹] nào

verb
: noisy; cacophonous
: to make noise; to disturb
: to vent (feelings)
: to fall ill; to have an attack (of sickness)
: to go in (for some activity)
: to joke

Kun Reading
none applicable

騒がしい | さわがしい sawagashii

adjective
: noisy; boisterous
: turbulent (era, etc.); troubled

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none applicable

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Tiffany Blue – Pantone 1837

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Tiffany Blue, the most popular robin’s egg blue, is a trademarked color of Tiffany & Co., which bears the same number (1837) on the Pantone Matching System (PMS) as the year Tiffany & Co. was founded. The private custom color (created in 2001) Pantone 1837 is not publicly available and is not printed in the Pantone Matching System swatch books.
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布 | 佈: cotton cloth | to announce

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布 bù

noun | verb
: cotton cloth, textiles, linen
: to declare; to announce; to spread; to make known

佈 [布] bù

verb
: to announce; to spread

Kun Reading

布 | ぬの nuno

noun
: cloth

布く OR 敷く | しく shiku

godan verb with ku ending
: to spread out; to lay out
: to take a position
: to impose widely (e.g. over a city)

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布 OR 幅 | の no

noun | noun suffix | counter
: unit of measurement for cloth breadth (30-38 cm)

布 | ふ fu

noun
: cloth
: bujian (spade-shaped bronze coin of ancient China)

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Pantone 2016 Fall Fashion Report

By | colors, Design, Fashion

Fall 2016 Hues of Strength, Confidence and Complexity

The inspiration for Fall 2016 color palette is led by the desire for tranquility, strength, and optimism; seen in the usage of cool hues. Together with the rich red tones and the hot pinkish purple and spicy yellow, this transcendental gender palette creates a structured but playful start to Fall Fashion 2016.

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