伸: to stretch

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伸 shēn

verb
: to stretch; to extend

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伸し | のし noshi

noun
: stretching
: sidestroke (in swimming)

伸び | のび nobi

noun | suru verb
: growth; development
: stretching (e.g. body when waking up)
: spread; elongation; extension; carry (e.g. of sound); sustain

伸す | のす nosu

godan verb with su ending
: to stretch; to spread; to smooth out; to roll out; to iron; to extend; to gain influence; to knock out

伸ばす | のばす nobasu

godan verb with su ending | transitive verb
: to grow long (beard, hair, etc.)
: to lengthen; to extend; to stretch
: to reach out; to hold out
: to straighten; to smooth out
: to spread evenly (dough, cream, etc.)
: to dilute; to thin out
: to postpone
: to prolong
: to strengthen; to develop; to expand

伸びる | のびる nobiru

ichidan verb | intransitive verb
: to stretch; to extend; to lengthen; to spread
: to make progress; to grow (beard, body height)
: to grow stale (soba)
: to be straightened; to be flattened; to be smoothed
: to be exhausted

伸べる | のべる noberu

ichidan verb | transitive verb
: to lay out (a futon); to make (bed); to spread out; to stretch; to widen
: to postpone; to extend

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シン shin

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甲: first heavenly stems; armor

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甲 jiā

noun
: first of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干; (used for an unspecified person or thing)
: first (in a list, as a party to a contract etc)
: letter “A” or roman “I” in list “A, B, C”, or “I, II, III”, etc
: armor plating; shell or carapace; (of the fingers or toes) nail; bladed leather or metal armor (old)
: ranking system used in the Imperial examinations (old)
: civil administration unit (old)
: ancient Chinese compass point: 75°

Kun Reading

甲 OR 兜 | かぶと kabuto

noun
: helmet (of armor); headpiece

甲 | きのえ kinoe

noun
: first sign of the Chinese calendar

甲 OR 鎧 | よろい yoroi

noun
: armor

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甲 | こう kou

noun
: carapace; shell
: 1st in rank; grade A
: instep; back of hand
: the A party (e.g. in a contract); the first party

甲 | かん kan

noun
: treble range (in Japanese music); high note

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申: to extend; 9th earthly branch

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申 shēn

noun
: to extend
: to state; to explain
: 9th earthly branch: 3-5 p.m., 7th solar month (7th August-7th September), year of the Monkey
: ancient Chinese compass point: 240°
: old name for Shanghai 上海

Kun Reading

申 | さる saru

noun
: ninth sign of Chinese zodiac (The Monkey, 3pm-5pm, west-southwest, July)

申す | もうす mousu

godan verb with su ending | transitive verb
: (Humble (kenjougo) language) to say; to be called
: (Humble (kenjougo) language) to do

申し | もうし moushi

interjection
: excuse me! (when calling out to someone)

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シン shin

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迎: to welcome

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迎 yíng

verb
: to welcome
: to meet; to face
: to forge ahead (esp. in the face of difficulties)

Kun Reading

迎え OR 迎い | むかえ mukae OR むかい mukai

noun
: meeting; greeting; welcome

迎える | むかえる mukaeru

ichidan verb | transitive verb
: to go out to meet;
: to receive; to welcome;
: to accept (e.g. as a member of a group or family);
: to call for; to summon; to invite;
: to approach (a certain time, a point in one’s life, etc.)

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ゲイ gei

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昂: to lift; to raise

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昂 áng


: to lift; to raise
: to raise one’s head; proud, bold
: high; high spirits; soaring
: expensive

Kun Reading

昂り OR 高ぶり | たかぶり takaburi

noun
: excitement; stimulation; agitation; arousal
: pride; haughtiness; arrogance

昂る OR 高ぶる | たかぶる takaburu

godan verb with ru ending | intransitive verb
: to be highly strung; to be proud; to be haughty
: to get excited; to get worked up

昂じる OR 高じる OR 昂ずる OR 高ずる | こうじる koujiru OR こうずる kouzuru

ichidan verb | intransitive verb | zuru verb
: to grow in intensity; to be aggravated; to get worse; to develop

高い | たかい takai

adjective
: high; tall
: expensive

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コウ kou、 ゴウ gou

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