令: order; to command

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令 lìng

adjective | verb
: to order; to command
: an order; warrant; writ
: to cause; to make something happen
: virtuous; honorific title
: season
: government position (old)

令 líng

令 lǐng


: measure word for a ream of paper

Kun Reading

令む | しむ shimu

godan verb with mu ending
: to make happen (old causative verbal ending)

令する | れいする reisuru

suru verb – special class | transitive verb
: to command; to order

言付け | いいつけ iitsuke

noun
: order; command
: directions; instructions

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令 | れい rei

noun | noun suffix
: command; order; dictation

令 | りょう ryou

noun
: administrative and civil code

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借: lend; borrow

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借 jiè

verb
: to lend; to borrow
: by means of
: to take (an opportunity)

藉 [借] jiè

verb | noun
: sleeping mat
: to placate
: variant of 借

藉 jí


: to insult; to walk all over (somebody)

Kun Reading

借り | かり kari

noun
: borrowing; debt; loan

借る | かる karu

godan verb with ru ending | transitive verb
: (Kansai dialect) to borrow; to have a loan
: to rent; to hire

借りる | かりる kariru

ichidan verb | transitive verb
: to borrow; to have a loan
: to rent; to hire

藉す OR 貸す | かす kasu

godan verb with su ending | transitive verb
: to lend; to loan
: to rent out; to hire out

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借 | シャク shaku

藉 | セキ seki、 ジャク jaku

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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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複: to repeat

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[复] fù


: to go and return; to return; to return to a normal or original state
: to resume
: to repeat; again
: to recover; to restore
: to turn over
: to reply; to answer; to reply to a letter
: to retaliate; to carry out

[复] fù


: to cover
: to overflow
: to overturn; to capsize
: variant of 復; to reply to a letter

[复] fù


: to repeat; to double; to overlap
: complex (not simple); compound; composite
: double
: diplo-
: duplicate; overlapping; to duplicate

Kun Reading
none applicable

再び OR 二度 | ふたたび futatabi

adverb
: again; once more; a second time

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複 | ふく fuku

noun | prefix
: diplo-; double
: (Noun) (Abbreviation) doubles (tennis, etc.)
: (Abbreviation) place betting (in horse racing, etc.)

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覆: to cover

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[复] fù


: to go and return; to return; to return to a normal or original state
: to resume
: to repeat; again
: to recover; to restore
: to turn over
: to reply; to answer; to reply to a letter
: to retaliate; to carry out

[复] fù


: to cover
: to overflow
: to overturn; to capsize
: variant of 復; to reply to a letter

[复] fù


: to repeat; to double; to overlap
: complex (not simple); compound; composite
: double
: diplo-
: duplicate; overlapping; to duplicate

Kun Reading

覆う | おおう oou

godan verb with u ending | transitive verb
:to cover; to hide; to conceal; to wrap; to disguise

覆い | おおい ooi

noun
: cover; mantle; shroud; hood

覆われ | おおわれ ooware

noun | no-adjective
: cover (e.g. of snow, trees, etc.)

覆す | くつがえす kutsugaesu

godan verb with su ending | transitive verb
: to overturn; to upset; to overthrow; to undermine

覆る | くつがえる kutsugaeru

godan verb with ru ending | intransitive verb
: to topple over; to be overturned; to capsize
: to be overruled; to be reversed; to be discredited

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フク fuku

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復: return

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[复] fù


: to go and return; to return; to return to a normal or original state
: to resume
: to repeat; again
: to recover; to restore
: to turn over
: to reply; to answer; to reply to a letter
: to retaliate; to carry out

[复] fù


: to cover
: to overflow
: to overturn; to capsize
: variant of 復; to reply to a letter

[复] fù


: to repeat; to double; to overlap
: complex (not simple); compound; composite
: double
: diplo-
: duplicate; overlapping; to duplicate

Kun Reading

復 OR 又 | また mata

adverb | conjunction | prefix
: again; and; also; still (doing something)

復す | ふくす fukusu

godan verb with su ending
: to return to normal; to recover; to restore

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フク fuku

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華: flowery; illustrious; Chinese

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華 [华] huá


: magnificent; splendid; flowery
: illustrious
: abbr. for China

華 [华] huà


: Mt Hua 华山 in Shaanxi

華 [华] huā


: old variant of 花 flower

Kun Reading

華 | はな hana

noun
: flower; blossom; bloom; petal
: blooming (esp. of cherry blossoms); cherry blossom
: ikebana
: (Abbreviation) Japanese playing cards
: beauty
: (the) best

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カ ka
ケ ke

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並: side by side | to combine | also

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並 [并] bìng

conjunction | adverb
: and; furthermore; also; moreover
: together with; side by side; (not) at all; simultaneously; both
: to combine; to join; to merge

併 [并] bìng

verb
: to combine; to amalgamate

竝 [并] bìng


: to combine, annex
: also, what’s more

Kun Reading

並 | なみ nami

noun | noun suffix
: average; medium; common; ordinary
: line; row of (e.g. houses)
: mid-grade
: same level; equal; each (e.g. month); set of (e.g. teeth)

並び | ならび narabi

noun/span>
: line; row; rank; list

並ぶ | ならぶ narabu

godan verb with bu ending | intransitive verb/span>
: to line up; to stand in a line
: to rival; to match; to equal

並べる | ならべる naraberu

ichidan verb | transitive verb/span>
: to line up; to set up;
: to enumerate; to itemize

並て | なべて nabete

adverb/span>
: in general; generally; usually

並めて | なめて namete

adverb/span>
: all

並びに | ならびに narabini

conjunction/span>
: and (also); both … and; as well as

併せる | あわせる awaseru

ichidan verb | transitive verb/span>
: to match (rhythm, speed, etc.)
: to join together; to unite; to combine; to add up
: to face; to be opposite (someone)
: to compare; to check with
: to cause to meet (e.g. an unpleasant fate)
: to place together; to connect; to overlap
: to mix; to combine
: to put blade to blade; to fight

併さる | あわさる awasaru

godan verb with ru ending | intransitive verb/span>
: to get together; to unite

併し OR 然し | しかし shikashi

conjunction/span>
: however; but

併も | しかも shikamo

conjunction/span>
: moreover; furthermore; nevertheless; and yet

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ヘイ hei
ホウ hou

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几: table

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几 jī

noun | radical 16
: small table

[几] jǐ

numeral | question word
: a few; several
: how much; how many

幾 [几] jī

adverb
: almost

Kun Reading

几 | おしまずき oshimazuki

noun
: (Archaism) armrest
: desk; table

幾 | いく iku

noun | prefix
: some; several
: many
: how many? how much

幾ら | いくら ikura

adverb | noun
: how much?; how many?

幾つ | いくつ ikutsu

adverb
: how many?
: how old?

幾 | ほとほと hotohoto

adverb
: quite (usu. negative connotation); utterly; really

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几 | き ki

noun
: (Archaism) armrest
: desk; table

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糊: muddled; scorched | paste | congee

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糊 hú


: muddled; paste; scorched

䊀 [糊] hú


: (variant of 糊) paste; to paste, sticky; glutinous, to stick

餬 [糊] hú


: congee; porridge; making a living

餬 [糊] hù


: paste; cream

Kun Reading

糊 | のり nori

noun
: paste; glue; starch

糊する | のりする nori suru

suru verb – special class | intransitive verb
: to paste; to stick something with paste
: to earn a living

餬 | かゆ kayu

noun
: rice broth

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コ ko
ゴ go

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