神: spirit; god

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神 shén

noun | adjective
: deity; soul; spirit
: unusual; mysterious
: lively; expressive; expression
: look
: (slang) awesome; amazing
: God; abbr. for 神舟

Kun Reading

神 | かみ kami

noun
: god; deity; divinity; spirit; kami

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神 | しん shin OR じん jin

noun
: spirit; psyche
: god; deity; divinity; kami

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伸: to stretch

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伸 shēn

verb
: to stretch; to extend

Kun Reading

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

On Reading

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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