撫: comfort; pacify

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撫 [抚] fǔ


: to comfort; to console
: to stroke; to caress; to pat
: to pacify
: an old term for province or provincial governor

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撫でる | なでる naderu

ichidan verb | transitive verb
: to brush gently; to stroke; to caress

撫する | ぶする busuru

suru verb – special class | transitive verb
: to stroke; to caress

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ブ bu、 フ fu

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俯: to look down

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俯 fǔ

verb
: to look down; to stoop

Kun Reading

俯す | ふす fusu

su verb [precursor to the modern suru]
: to lower (one’s head, gaze, etc.)

俯せ OR うつ伏せ | うつぶせ utsubuse

noun | no-adjective
: lying on one’s face; upside-down

俯く | うつむく utsumuku

godan verb with ku ending
: to hang one’s head in shame; to look downward; to cast one’s eyes down

俯す | うつぶす utsubusu

godan verb with su ending
: to lie with one’s face on the ground;
: (Archaism) to lower (one’s head, gaze, etc.)

俯け | うつむけ utsumuke

noun
: lying face down; upside down; prone

俯せる | うつぶせる utsubuseru

ichidan verb | transitive verb
: to lie face-down

伏せる | ふせる fuseru

ichidan verb | transitive verb
:to lay something upside down; to turn something over; to cover; to lay (pipes); to lay (an ambush); to hid

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フ fu

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付: hand over

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付 fù

verb
: to pay; to hand over to
: give, deliver, pay
: entrust
: measure word for pairs or sets of things

Kun Reading

付 | づけ zuke

noun suffix
: dated (e.g. a letter); date of effect (e.g. a rule change)

付き | つき tsuki

noun | noun suffix
: furnished with; including
: attached to
: impression; appearance
: (Usually written using kana alone) luck
: sociality; under; assistant (e.g. to a manager)
: soup base

付け | つけ tsuke

noun
: fixed
: bill; bill of sale
: tab (for later payment); credit

付く | つく tsuku

godan verb with ku ending | intransitive verb
: to be attached; to be connected with; to adhere; to stick; to cling
: to remain imprinted; to scar; to stain; to dye
: to bear (fruit, interest, etc.)
: to be acquired (of a habit, ability, etc.); to increase (of strength, etc.)
: to take root
: to accompany; to attend; to follow; to study with
: to side with; to belong to
: to possess; to haunt
: to be lit; to be lighted
: to be settled; to be resolved; to be decided
: to be given (of a name, price, etc.)
: to be sensed; to be perceived
: to be lucky
: (after -masu stems, onomatopoeic and mimetic words) to become (a state, condition, etc.)

付ける | つける tsukeru

ichidan verb | transitive verb
: to attach; to join; to add; to append; to affix; to stick; to glue; to fasten; to sew on; to apply (ointment)
: to furnish (a house with)
: to wear; to put on
: to keep a diary; to make an entry
: to appraise; to set (a price)
: to bring alongside
: to place (under guard or doctor)
: to follow; to shadow
: to load; to give (courage to)
: to keep (an eye on)
: to establish (relations or understanding)
: to turn on (light)

付く | づく zuku

suffix | godan verb with ku ending
: to become (a state, condition, etc.)

付す | ふす fusu

godan verb with su ending | transitive verb
: to affix; to append; to attach
: to entrust; to refer; to handle (as such)
: to follow (the leader)
: to submit (a document, etc.)

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フ fu

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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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觀: see

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觀 [观] guān

verb
: to look at; to see; to watch; to observe; to behold
: to advise
: concept
: point of view; outlook

觀 [观] guàn

noun
: Taoist monastery
: palace gate watchtower
: platform

Kun Reading

観る OR 見る | みる miru

ichidan verb | transitive verb
: to see; to look; to watch; to view; to observe
: to look over; to look on; to assess; to examine; to judge
: (Usually written using kana alone) to look after; to keep an eye on; to take care of
: to view (e.g. flowers, movie)
: (Usually written using kana alone) to try
: (Usually written using kana alone) to see that…; to find that…

観じる OR 観ずる | かんじる kanjiru OR かんずる kanzuru

ichidan verb
: to view; to contemplate

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観 | かん kan

noun | noun suffix
: look; appearance;
: spectacle; sight;
: (Buddhist term) observation meditation; (Noun suffix) outlook on …; view of …

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向: towards

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向 xiàng

preposition | adverb
: towards
: to face; to turn towards
: direction
: to support; to side with
: shortly before; formerly
: always; all along

嚮 [向] xiàng

preposition
: to tend toward; to guide
: variant of 向

Kun Reading

向き | むき muki

na-adjective | noun | noun suffix
: direction; orientation; aspect; situation; exposure; suitability; tendency

向く | むく muku

godan verb with ku ending
: to face
: to turn toward
: to be suited to; to be fit for

向け | むけ muke

noun suffix
: intended for …; oriented towards …; aimed at …

向い | むかい mukai

no-adjective | noun
: facing; opposite; across the street; other side

向う | むかう mukau

godan verb with ku ending | intransitive verb
: to face
: to go towards

向ける | むける mukeru

ichidan verb | transitive verb
: to turn towards; to point

向こう | むこう mukou

noun
: opposite side; other side; opposite direction
: over there; that way; far away; beyond
: the other party; the other person
: future (starting now)

向ける | むける mukeru

ichidan verb | transitive verb
: to turn towards; to point

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コウ kou

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吳: name of warring state; surname

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吳 [吴] wú

noun
: (Chinese surname)
: area comprising southern Jiangsu, northern Zhejiang and Shanghai
: name of states in Southern China at different historical periods

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呉れる | くれる kureru

ichidan verb | transitive verb
: to give; to let one have; to do for one; to be given

呉りゃる | くりゃる kuryaru

auxiliary verb | godan verb with ru ending | transitive verb
: to receive from another

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ゴ go

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呆: dull; stupid; foolish

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呆 dāi

adjective | verb
: foolish; stupid; expressionless; blank; to stay

Kun Reading

呆け | ぼけ boke

noun | suffix
: (Usually written using kana alone) idiot; fool; touched in the head (from); out of it (from); space case
: funny man (of a comedy duo); (in comedy) silly or stupid line
: Alzheimer’s (impol)

呆ける | ぼける bokeru

ichidan verb | intransitive verb
: to grow senile; to be childish with age
: to be mentally slow; to be befuddled

呆れる | あきれる akireru

ichidan verb | intransitive verb
: to be amazed; to be shocked; to be astonished; to be astounded; to be disgusted

呆ける | ほうける boukeru

ichidan verb | intransitive verb
: to grow senile; to be childish with age
: to be mentally slow; to be befuddled
: to become engrossed (in something)

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ホウ hou

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決: to decide

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決 [决] jué

adverb
: to decide; to determine; to judge
: to execute (somebody)
: (of a dam etc) to breach or burst
: definitely; certainly

Kun Reading

決め | きめ kime

noun | noun suffix
: agreement; rule

決め | ぎめ gime

noun | noun suffix
: contracted regular payment, e.g. monthly, weekly, etc.; by the (month, week, etc.)

決り | きまり kimari

noun | no-adjective
: rule; regulation
: settlement; conclusion; end; agreement; arrangement
: habit; custom; habitual way
: countenance in front of another person; face
: (Archaism) love relationship between a customer and a prostitute

決る | きまる kimaru

godan verb with ru ending | intransitive verb
: to be decided; to be settled
: to look good in (clothes)

決す | けっす kessu

godan verb with su ending
: to decide; to determine

決める | きめる kimeru

ichidan verb | transitive verb
: to decide; to choose; to determine; to make up one’s mind; to resolve; to set one’s heart on; to settle; to arrange; to set; to appoint; to fix
: to clinch (a victory); to decide (the outcome of a match)
: to persist in doing; to go through with
: to always do; to have made a habit of
: to take for granted; to assume
: to dress up; to dress to kill; to dress to the nines
: to carry out successfully (a move in sports, a pose in dance, etc.); to succeed in doing
: (Martial arts term) to immobilize with a double-arm lock (in sumo, judo, etc.)

決して | けして keshite

adverb
: never; by no means; decidedly; indisputably

決る | しゃくる shakuru

godan verb with ru ending | transitive verb
: (Usually written using kana alone) to dig out; to gouge out; to hollow out
: to scoop; to ladle; to bail
: to jerk (one’s chin)

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決 | けつ ketsu

noun
: decision; vote

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稱: to weigh | steelyard | to suit

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稱 [称] chēng

verb
: to weigh; to state; to name; name; appellation; to praise

稱 [称] chèng

noun
: steelyard
: variant of 秤 cheng4: steelyard; Roman balance

稱 [称] chèn

noun | verb
: to fit; balanced; suitable

Kun Reading

称める OR 褒める | ほめる homeru

ichidan verb | transitive verb
: to praise; to admire; to speak well

称す | しょうす shousu

godan verb with su ending | transitive verb
: to take the name of; to call oneself
: to pretend; to feign; to purport

称える | たたえる tataeru

ichidan verb | transitive verb
: to extol; to give praise

称える | となえる tonaeru

ichidan verb | transitive verb
: to assume the name of

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称 | しょう shou

noun
: name
: reputation

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