冬: winter

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冬 dōng

noun
: winter

鼕 [冬] dōng

onomatopoeia
: beating a drum; rat-a-tat

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冬 | ふゆ fuyu

adverbial noun | temporal noun
: winter

冬めく | ふゆめく fuyumeku

godan verb with ku ending | intransitive verb
: to become wintry

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トウ tou

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夏: summer

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夏 xià

noun
: summer
: the Xia or Hsia dynasty c. 2000 BC; Xia of the Sixteen Kingdoms (407-432);

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夏 | なつ natsu

adverbial noun | temporal noun
: summer

夏い | なつい natsui

adjective | colloquialism
: blisteringly hot; relentlessly hot; scorching

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夏 | か ka

noun
: Xia (dynasty of China; perhaps mythological)

夏 | げ ge

noun
: summer (on the lunisolar calendar: 16th day of the 4th month to the 15th day of the 7th month)

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春: spring

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春 chūn

noun
: spring (time); springtime
: gay; joyful
: youthful
: love; lust; wanton
: life

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春 | はる haru

adverbial noun | temporal noun
: spring; springtime
: New Year
: prime (of one’s life, etc.)
: adolescence; puberty
: sexuality

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シュン shun

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收: to collect; to put away

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收 shōu

verb
: to receive; to accept; to collect; to harvest
: to put away
: to restrain; to stop
: in care of (used on address line after name)

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収まり | おさまり osamari

noun
: conclusion; end; settlement

収まる | おさまる osamaru

godan verb with ru ending | intransitive verb
: to be in one’s place; to be installed; to settle into
: to be delivered; to be obtained; to be paid
: to be settled; to be sorted out
: to lessen (e.g. of storms, pain); to calm down
: to be fit tightly into (e.g. a frame); to be sheathed (in a scabbard)

収める | おさめる osameru

ichidan verb | transitive verb
: to dedicate; to make an offering; to pay (fees)
: to supply
: to store
: to finish; to bring to a close
: to restore (something to its place)
: to achieve (e.g. a result)

収れん | しゅうれん shuuren

noun | suru verb
: astringency
: extraction (of taxes)
: convergence; contraction

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シュウ shuu

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通: to pass through; common

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通 tōng

adjective | verb | measure word
: to go through; to know well
: common; universal
: (suffix) expert
: to connect; to communicate
: open
: to clear
: measure word for letters, telegrams, phone calls etc

通 tòng

measure word
: measure word for an activity, taken in its entirety (tirade of abuse, stint of music playing, bout of drinking etc)

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通い | かよい kayoi

noun
: coming and going; commuting

通う | かよう kayou

godan verb with u ending | intransitive verb
: to go back and forth; to ply between
: to commute; to attend (school, church, etc.)

通し | とおし tooshi

noun
: direct; right through; straight
: appetizer
: (Abbreviation) performance of an entire play

通す | とおす toosu

godan verb with su ending | transitive verb
: to let pass; to overlook; to continue; to keep; to make way for; to persist in

通り | とおり toori

adverbial noun | noun
: avenue; street; way; road
: coming and going; street traffic
: flow (of water, air, etc.)
: transmission (of sound); reach (e.g. of voice)
: fame; reputation; popularity
: the same status or way; as (e.g. as expected, as I said)
: understanding; comprehension
: (Counter) counter for sets of things; counter for methods, ways, types

通る | とおる tooru

noun
: to go by; to go past; to go along; to travel along; to pass through; to use (a road); to take (a route); to go via; to go by way of
: to run (between); to operate (between); to connect
: to go indoors; to go into a room; to be admitted; to be shown in; to be ushered in; to come in
: to penetrate; to pierce; to skewer; to go through; to come through
: to permeate; to soak into; to spread throughout
: to carry (e.g. of a voice); to reach far
: to be passed on (e.g. of a customer’s order to the kitchen); to be relayed; to be conveyed
: to pass (a test, a bill in the House, etc.); to be approved; to be accepted
: to go by (a name); to be known as; to be accepted as; to have a reputation for
: to be coherent; to be logical; to be reasonable; to be comprehensible; to be understandable; to make sense
: to get across (e.g. of one’s point); to be understood
: to be straight (e.g. wood grain)
: (Archaism) to be well-informed; to be wise; () to do … completely; to do … thoroughly

通り | どおり doori

noun suffix
: in accordance with …; following …
: roughly; about
: .. Street; .. Avenue

通し | どおし dooshi

noun suffix
: throughout…; all through…

通じ | つうじ tsuuji

noun
: understanding
: bowel movement; evacuation

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通 | つう tsuu

na-adjective | noun
: connoisseur; authority;
: (Counter) counter for letters, notes, documents, etc.

ツ tsu

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