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

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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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研: to grind fine; to do research

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研 yán


: to grind fine
: to do research, to investigate thoroughly

Kun Reading

研ぐ | とぐ togu

godan verb with gu ending | transitive verb
: to sharpen; to hone; to whet; to grind
: to wash (rice)
: to scour; to polish; to burnish

研ぎ | とぎ togi OR みがき migaki

noun
: polish; grinding; sharpening

研く OR 磨く | みがく migaku

godan verb with ku ending | transitive verb
: to polish; to shine; to brush (e.g. teeth)
: to refine; to improve

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ケン ken

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救: to save

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救 jiù

verb
: to save; to assist; to rescue

Kun Reading

救い | すくい sukui

noun | no-adjective
: help; aid; relief; (religious) salvation; (Christian) grace; providence

救う | すくう sukuu

godan verb with u ending | transitive verb
: to rescue from; to help out of; to save

救ける OR 助ける | たすける tasukeru

ichidan verb | transitive verb
: to help; to save; to rescue; to give relief to; to spare (life); to reinforce; to promote; to abet

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キュウ kyuu

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湧: to bubble up

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湧 [涌] yǒng

verb
: to bubble up; to rush forth; well up; rise

涌 yǒng


variant of 湧

涌 chōng


: (used in place names)

Kun Reading

湧く OR 涌き | わく waku

godan verb with ku ending | intransitive verb
: to well (up); to gush forth (of water); to spring out; to surge
: to appear (esp. suddenly) (sweat, tears, etc.)
: to feel emotions form (joy, bravery, etc.)
: to hatch (esp. of parasitic insects, etc.)

湧き OR 涌く | わき waki

noun
: welling (up); gushing forth (of water); springing out; surging
: appearing (esp. suddenly)
: frothing of water (due to an advancing school of fish)

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ユウ yuu
ヨウ you
ユ yu

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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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暫: temporarily

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暫 [暂] zàn


: temporarily
: 蹔 [暂] zan4: to scurry; variant

Kun Reading

暫し | しばし shibashi

adverb
: for a short while; for a brief period

暫く | しばらく shibaraku

adverb | no-adjective
: (Usually written using kana alone) little while; short while; moment; instant
: a while; quite a time; (Interjection) it’s been a long time

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ザン zan

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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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