誤: mistake; err

By | Chinese Word, Japanese Word, Language-Learning

 

誤 [误] wù

adjective | adverb
: mistake; error
: to miss
: to harm
: to delay
: to neglect
: mistakenly

Kun Reading

誤り | あやまり ayamari

noun
: error; mistake; slip; bug

誤る | あやまる ayamaru

godan verb with ru ending | intransitive verb
: to make a mistake; to err
: to mislead; to misguide

誤ち | あやまち ayamachi

noun
: fault; error; indiscretion; faux pas

誤つ | あやまつ ayamatsu

godan verb with tu ending | intransitive verb
: to err

On Reading

ゴ go

Read More

簡: simple; letter

By | Chinese Word, Japanese Word, Language-Learning, Music

 

簡 [简] jiǎn


: simple; uncomplicated, terse, succinct
: letter
: to choose; to select
: bamboo strips used for writing (old)

Kun Reading
none applicable

札 | ふだ fuda

noun
: token; label; tag; sign
: ticket; card
: charm; talisman
: slips of paper posted on shrine pillars by pilgrims

On Reading

簡 | かん kan

noun
: brevity; simplicity

Read More

窮: poor

By | Chinese Word, Japanese Word, Language-Learning

 

窮 [穷] qióng

adjective
: poor; destitute
: to use up; to exhaust
: thoroughly; extremely
: (coll.) persistently and pointlessly

Kun Reading

窮み | きわみ kiwami

noun
: height; acme; extremity

窮まる | きわまる kiwamaru

godan verb with ru ending | intransitive verb
: to terminate; to reach an extreme; to take to the extreme; to be in a dilemma; to be at an end

窮める | きわめる kiwameru

ichidan verb | transitive verb
: to carry to extremes; to go to the end of something
: to investigate thoroughly; to master

窮す | きゅうす kyuusu

godan verb with su ending | intransitive verb
: to be hard pressed; to be at a loss
: to become poor; to be reduced to poverty

窮する | きゅうする kyuusuru

suru verb – special class
: to be hard pressed; to be at a loss
: to become poor; to be reduced to poverty

On Reading

キュウ kyuu、
キョウ kyou

Read More

踐: to trample

By | Chinese Word, Japanese Word, Language-Learning

 

踐 [践] jiàn

adjective
: to tread; to walk on; to trample
: to fulfill (a promise)

Kun Reading

践む OR 踏む | ふむ fumu

godan verb with mu ending | transitive verb
: to step on; to tread on
: to experience; to undergo
: to estimate; to value; to appraise
: to rhyme
: (Archaism) to inherit (the throne, etc.)
: to follow (rules, morals, principles, etc.)

On Reading

セン sen

Read More

跳: to jump

By | Chinese Word, Japanese Word, Language-Learning, Music

 

跳 tiào

verb
: to jump; to hop; to skip over; to bounce
: to palpitate

Kun Reading

跳ぶ OR 飛ぶ | とぶ tobu

godan verb with bu ending | intransitive verb
: to jump; to leap; to spring; to bound; to hop
: to fly; to soar

跳ね | はね hane

noun
: (a) jump
: splashes (usu. of mud)
: upward turn at the bottom (e.g. of a vertical stroke of a kanji or of a hairdo)
: close (e.g. of a theatrical performance); breakup

跳る | おどる odoru

godan verb with ru ending | intransitive verb
: to jump; to leap
: to pound (of one’s heart, i.e. with excitement); to throb
: to be messily written

跳ねる | はねる haneru

ichidan verb | intransitive verb
: to jump; to leap; to prance; to spring up; to bound; to hop
: to break up; to close; to come to an end
: to hit (e.g. to have a car hit something or someone)

On Reading

チョウ chou

Read More