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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慣: accustomed to; habit

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慣 [惯] guàn

adjective | verb
: accustomed to; used to
: indulge; to spoil (a child)

Kun Reading

慣れ | なれ nare

noun | suru verb
: practice; experience

慣らす | ならす narasu

godan verb with su ending | transitive verb
: to accustom

慣れる | なれる nareru

ichidan verb | intransitive verb
: to grow accustomed (to); to get too familiar with; to get used (to)
: to become domesticated; to become tame

慣らう OR 倣う | ならう narau

godan verb with u ending | intransitive verb
: to imitate; to follow; to emulate

慣らし | ならし narashi

noun
: running-in; breaking in (e.g. engine, etc.); accustomizing

慣れた | なれた nareta

noun
: experienced; practiced; familiar

慣わす | ならわす narawasu

noun
: to make (someone) learn

慣れっこ | なれっこ narekko

noun | no-adjective | na-adjective
: being used to …; getting used to …; being accustomed to; being conditioned to; be familiar with

慣わし OR 習わし | ならわし narawashi

noun | no-adjective
: customary practice; habit; traditional event

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カン kan

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險: dangerous

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險[险] xiǎn


: danger; dangerous
: rugged; narrow pass

Kun Reading

険 | さが saga

taru-adjective | adverb
: precipitous

険しい | けわしい kewashii

adjective
: precipitous; rugged; inaccessible; impregnable; steep
: grim; severe; stern

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険 | けん ken

noun | na-adjective
: steepness; steep place
: harsh (look); sharp (tongue)

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圓: circle; complete

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圓 [圆] yuán

noun | adjective
: circle; round; circular; spherical
: (of the moon) full
: unit of Chinese currency (Yuan)
: tactful; to justify

Kun Reading

圓 | まる maru

noun | out-dated kanji
: circle

円 OR 丸 | まる maru

noun
: circle

円い OR 丸い | まるい marui

adjective
: round; circular; spherical
: harmonious; calm

円み | まるみ marumi

noun
: roundness; rotundity

円ら | つぶら tsubura

na-adjective | noun
: round and cute (esp. eyes); rotund

円か | まどか madoka

na-adjective | noun
: round; tranquil

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圓 | えん en

noun | out-dated kanji
: Yen; money
: circle

円 | えん en

noun
: Yen; money
: circle

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風: wind

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風 [风] fēng

noun
: wind
: news
: style; custom; manner

Kun Reading

風 | かぜ kaze

noun
: wind; breeze

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風 | ふう fuu

na-adjective | noun | noun suffix
: method; manner; way; style
: appearance; air
: tendency
: folk song (genre of the Shi Jing)
: wind (one of the five elements)

風 | ふり furi

noun | counter
: swing; shake; wave; swinging;
: (Usually written using kana alone) appearance; behavior;
: (Usually written using kana alone) pretense; show;
: (Usually written using kana alone) lacking a reservation or introduction (at a restaurant, etc.)
: postures (of a dance)
: unsewn part of a hanging sleeve on a traditional Japanese woman’s garment; () counter for swords, blades, etc.

フ fu

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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)

Kun Reading

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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希: to hope

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希 xī


: to hope
: to admire
: rare; seldom

Kun Reading

希 | まれ mare

na-adjective
: rare; seldom

希う | こいねがう koinegau

godan verb with u ending | transitive verb
: to beg; to request; to beseech; to implore; to entreat

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キ ki,
ケ ke (but read as ka)

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凡: ordinary; common; all

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凡 fán

conjunction
: ordinary; commonplace; mundane
: temporal
: of the material world (as opposed to supernatural or immortal levels)
: every; all; whatever
: altogether
: gist; outline
: note of Chinese musical scale

Kun Reading

凡て OR 全て | すべて subete

no-adjective | adverbial noun | noun
: all; the whole; entirely; in general; wholly; overall

凡そ | およそ oyoso

adverb | noun
: about; roughly; as a rule; approximately

凡 | おおよそ ooyoso

adverb | noun
: about; roughly; as a rule; approximately

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凡 | ぼん bon OR はん han

na-adjective | noun
: mediocrity

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陸: land | six

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陸 [陆] lù


: land; shore; continent

陸 [陆] liù

numeral
: six (banker’s anti-fraud numeral)

Kun Reading

陸 | おか oka

noun
: land; shore

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陸 | りく riku

noun
: land; shore

陸 | ろく roku

na-adjective
: good; satisfactory; worthy; decent

陸 | ろく roku

numeric
: six (used in legal documents)

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重: heavy | to repeat

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重 zhòng

adjective
: heavy
: serious
: to attach importance to

重 chóng

adverb
: to repeat; repetition; again
: re-; classifier: layer

Kun Reading

重 | え e

suffix
: -fold; -ply

重 | おも omo

na-adjective | noun
: chief; main; principal; important
: (Abbreviation) main secondary or supporting role (in kyogen)

重い | おもい omoi

adjective
: heavy; weighty; massive
: heavy (feeling); depressed; gloomy; blue; uneasy
: slow; sluggish; lumbering; ponderous; clumsy
: important; serious; grave
: serious; severe; critical
: solid; established; dignified; sensible

重き | おもき omoki

noun
: importance; emphasis; stress

重さ | おもさ omosa

noun
: weight

重し | おもし omoshi

noun
: (Abbreviation) stone weight (as used on pickle-tub covers)
: weight (as used in balances)

重め | おもめ omome

na-adjective | noun
: slightly heavy; a little heavy

重み | おもみ omomi

noun
: importance; weight; dignity; emphasis

重る | おもる omoru

godan verb with ru ending | intransitive verb
: to get heavy; to grow serious

重ねる | かさねる kasaneru

ichidan verb | transitive verb
: to pile up; to put something on another; to heap up; to add; to repeat

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重 | じゅう juu

prefix
: greater degree; heavy; serious

チョウ chou

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