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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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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鹿: deer

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鹿 lù

noun | radical
: deer
: family name

Kun Reading

鹿 | しか shika OR か ka

noun
: deer (esp. the sika deer, Cervus nippon)

鹿 | しし shishi

noun
: (Archaism) beast (esp. one used for its meat, such as a boar or a deer)
: (Abbreviation) hunting (of animals such as boar, deer, etc.)

鹿 | かのしし kanoshishi

noun
: deer meat
: (Archaism) deer

鹿 | しかにく shikaniku

noun
: deer meat

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鹿 | ろく roku


: deer (esp. the sika deer, Cervus nippon)

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速: fast

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速 sù


: fast; rapid; quick; prompt; velocity

Kun Reading

速い | はやい hayai

adjective
: fast; quick; hasty; brisk
: early (in the day, etc.); premature
: (too) soon; not yet; (too) early
: easy; simple; quick

速く | はやく hayaku

adverb
: early; soon;
: quickly; swiftly; rapidly; fast

速さ | はやさ hayasa

noun
: speed; velocity; quickness; rapidity
: earliness

速め | はやめ hayame

no-adjective
: early
: fast

速やか | すみやか sumiyaka

na-adjective
: speedy; prompt; smooth

On Reading

速 | そく soku

suffix
: gear; speed (as in 4 speed automatic transmission and such)

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蹤: footprints

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蹤 [踪] zōng


: footprint; trace; tracks

Kun Reading

蹤 OR 踪 | あと ato

跡 | あと ato

noun
: trace; tracks; mark; sign;
: remains; ruins;
: scar

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ソウ sou、 ショウ shou

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宗: ancestor; lineage

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宗 zōng

noun
: school; sect; purpose; model; ancestor; clan; to take as one’s model (in academic or artistic work); measure word for batches, items, cases (medical or legal), reservoirs; (Chinese surname)

Kun Reading

宗 OR 旨 | むね mune

noun
: center; pillar; principle

On Reading

宗 | しゅう shuu

noun
: sect

ソウ sou

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