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Characters Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

拳法

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Mandarin quán fǎ / quan2 fa3
Taiwan ch`üan fa / chüan fa
Japanese kenpou / kenpo / けんぽう
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese boxing; fighting technique
Japanese Chinese art of self-defence (defense)

武術

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Mandarin wǔ shù / wu3 shu4
Taiwan wu shu
Japanese bujutsu / ぶじゅつ
Chinese military skill or technique (in former times); all kinds of martial art sports (some claiming spiritual development); self-defense; tradition of choreographed fights from opera and film (recent usage); also called kungfu 功夫; CL:種|种[zhong3]
Japanese (1) {MA} martial arts; military arts; (2) (See 武術太極拳) wushu; modern sport derived from traditional Chinese martial arts

自衛

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Mandarin zì wèi / zi4 wei4
Taiwan tzu wei
Japanese jiei / jie / じえい
Chinese self-defense
Japanese (n,vs,adj-no) self-defense; self-defence

攻防

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Mandarin gōng fáng / gong1 fang2
Taiwan kung fang
Japanese koubou / kobo / こうぼう
Chinese attack and defense; the midfield (in soccer)
Japanese offense and defense; offence and defence

海防

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Mandarin hǎi fáng / hai3 fang2
Taiwan hai fang
Japanese kaibou / kaibo / かいぼう
Chinese coastal defense
Japanese coastal defense; coastal defence

防禦

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Mandarin fáng yù / fang2 yu4
Taiwan fang yü
Japanese bougyo / bogyo / ぼうぎょ
Chinese defense; to defend
Japanese (n,vs,adj-no) defense; defence; safeguard; protection

防空

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Mandarin fáng kōng / fang2 kong1
Taiwan fang k`ung / fang kung
Japanese boukuu / boku / ぼうくう
Chinese anti-aircraft defense
Japanese air defense; air defence

防衛

see styles
Mandarin fáng wèi / fang2 wei4
Taiwan fang wei
Japanese bouei / boe / ぼうえい
Chinese to defend; defensive; defense
Japanese (noun/participle) defense; defence; protection; self-defense; self-defence

自衛隊

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Mandarin zì wèi duì / zi4 wei4 dui4
Taiwan tzu wei tui
Japanese jieitai / jietai / じえいたい
Chinese self-defense force; the Japanese armed forces
Japanese (1) self-defence force; self-defense force; (2) Japan Self-Defence Force; JSDF

防衛大臣

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Mandarin fáng wèi dà chén / fang2 wei4 da4 chen2
Taiwan fang wei ta ch`en / fang wei ta chen
Japanese boueidaijin / boedaijin / ぼうえいだいじん
Chinese minister of defense (esp. in Japan)
Japanese (See 防衛相) Minister of Defense; Minister of Defence

航空自衛隊

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Mandarin háng kōng zì wèi duì / hang2 kong1 zi4 wei4 dui4
Taiwan hang k`ung tzu wei tui / hang kung tzu wei tui
Japanese koukuujieitai / kokujietai / こうくうじえいたい
Chinese air self-defense force
Japanese Air Self-Defense Force; ASDF; (o) Air Self-Defense Force; ASDF

see styles
Mandarin pù // bǎo / pu4 // bao3
Taiwan p`u // pao / pu // pao
Chinese variant of 鋪|铺[pu4]; used in place names; an earthwork; castle; position of defense; stronghold; used in place names, often as phonetic bao for "burg" or "bad"

see styles
Mandarin léi / lei2
Taiwan lei
Chinese logs rolled down in defense of city

分洪

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Mandarin fēn hóng / fen1 hong2
Taiwan fen hung
Chinese to separate flood; flood defense

受け

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Japanese uke / うけ Japanese (n,n-suf) (1) popularity; favour; favor; reception; (2) defense; defence; reputation; (3) agreement; (4) receiver of technique (e.g. in martial arts); (5) (kana only) (colloquialism) submissive partner of a homosexual relationship

固め

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Japanese katame / かため Japanese (1) hardening; fortifying; (2) pledge; vow; (3) defense; defence; guarding

国選

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Japanese kokusen / こくせん Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (See 私選・1) selection by the state (esp. of a defense lawyer); appointment; assignment

国防

see styles
Japanese kokubou / kokubo / こくぼう Japanese national defence; national defense

國防


国防

see styles
Mandarin guó fáng / guo2 fang2
Taiwan kuo fang
Chinese national defense
Japanese See: 国防

城防

see styles
Mandarin chéng fáng / cheng2 fang2
Taiwan ch`eng fang / cheng fang
Chinese city defense

堅守


坚守

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Mandarin jiān shǒu / jian1 shou3
Taiwan chien shou
Japanese kenshu / けんしゅ
Chinese to hold fast to; to stick to
Japanese (noun/participle) strong defense; strong defence

守り

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Japanese mamori / まもり Japanese (1) babysitting; babysitter; (2) protecting; keeping; keeper; (1) protection; defense; defence; (2) providence; (3) (abbreviation) amulet; charm; talisman

守備


守备

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Mandarin shǒu bèi / shou3 bei4
Taiwan shou pei
Japanese shubi / しゅび
Chinese to garrison; to stand guard; on garrison duty
Japanese (n,vs,adj-no) (See 攻撃・1) defense; defence

守刀

see styles
Japanese mamorigatana / まもりがたな Japanese (irregular okurigana usage) sword for self-defense; sword for self-defence

守戦

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Japanese shusen / しゅせん Japanese war of defense; war of defence; defensive fight; defensive warfare

守敵


守敌

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Mandarin shǒu dí / shou3 di2
Taiwan shou ti
Chinese enemy defense; enemy garrison

布防

see styles
Mandarin bù fáng / bu4 fang2
Taiwan pu fang
Chinese to lay out a defense

座技

see styles
Japanese suwariwaza / すわりわざ Japanese {MA} Aikido seated defence (defense)

弁疏

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Japanese benso / べんそ Japanese (noun/participle) excuse; plea; defense; defence

弁解

see styles
Japanese benkai / べんかい Japanese (n,vs,adj-no) justification; rationalization; pretext; explanation; exculpation; defence; defense; excuse; apology

弁護

see styles
Japanese bengo / べんご Japanese (noun/participle) defense; defence; pleading; advocacy

後技

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Japanese ushirowaza / うしろわざ Japanese {MA} Aikido rear defence (defense)

承け

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Japanese uke / うけ Japanese (n,n-suf) (1) popularity; favour; favor; reception; (2) defense; defence; reputation; (3) agreement; (4) receiver of technique (e.g. in martial arts); (5) (kana only) (colloquialism) submissive partner of a homosexual relationship

抗災


抗灾

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Mandarin kàng zāi / kang4 zai1
Taiwan k`ang tsai / kang tsai
Chinese defense against natural disasters

抗辯


抗辩

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Mandarin kàng biàn / kang4 bian4
Taiwan k`ang pien / kang pien
Chinese to counter accusations; to protest; to remonstrate; to retort; to plead; to demur; a plea (of not guilty); a defense (against an allegation); to enter a plea to a charge (in a law court)

拒ぎ

see styles
Japanese fusegi / ふせぎ Japanese defense; defence; protecting; preventing

拙守

see styles
Japanese sesshu / せっしゅ Japanese {sports} poor defense; poor defence

拠守

see styles
Japanese kyoshu / きょしゅ Japanese defense; defence

控辯


控辩

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Mandarin kòng biàn / kong4 bian4
Taiwan k`ung pien / kung pien
Chinese the prosecution and the defense (law)

據險


据险

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Mandarin jù xiǎn / ju4 xian3
Taiwan chü hsien
Chinese to rely on natural barriers (for one's defense)

攻守

see styles
Japanese koushu / koshu / こうしゅ Japanese offense and defense; offence and defence; batting and fielding

敗る

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Japanese yaburu / やぶる Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to tear; to break; to destroy; (2) to break through (opponent's defense etc.); to breach; (3) to defeat; to beat; (4) to shatter (dream, peace, etc.); to disturb; (5) to violate (a rule etc.); to break (a promise etc.); (6) to break (a record)

海将

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Japanese kaishou / kaisho / かいしょう Japanese Vice-Admiral (Maritime Self-Defence Force of Japan) (defense)

海自

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Japanese kaiji / かいじ Japanese (abbreviation) (See 海上自衛隊) Maritime Self-Defense Force

破る

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Japanese yaburu / やぶる Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to tear; to break; to destroy; (2) to break through (opponent's defense etc.); to breach; (3) to defeat; to beat; (4) to shatter (dream, peace, etc.); to disturb; (5) to violate (a rule etc.); to break (a promise etc.); (6) to break (a record)

禦ぎ

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Japanese fusegi / ふせぎ Japanese defense; defence; protecting; preventing

私撰

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Japanese shisen / しせん Japanese (noun/participle) (1) personal selection (esp. of a defense lawyer); (2) private selection (e.g. of poetry)

私選

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Japanese shisen / しせん Japanese (noun/participle) (1) personal selection (esp. of a defense lawyer); (2) private selection (e.g. of poetry)

空佐

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Japanese kuusa / kusa / くうさ Japanese (Self Defense Force's Air Force) colonel (defence); lieutenant; major

空将

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Japanese kuushou / kusho / くうしょう Japanese (Self Defense Force's Air Force) general (defence); lieutenant; major

空尉

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Japanese kuui / kui / くうい Japanese (Self Defense Force's Air Force) captain (defence); lieutenant

空曹

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Japanese kuusou / kuso / くうそう Japanese noncommissioned officer of the Japanese Air Self Defense Forces (Defence)

空自

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Japanese kuuji / kuji / くうじ Japanese (abbreviation) (See 航空自衛隊・こうくうじえいたい) Air Self-Defense Force; ASDF; (o) (abbreviation) Air Self-Defense Force; ASDF

空防

see styles
Mandarin kōng fáng / kong1 fang2
Taiwan k`ung fang / kung fang
Chinese air force; air defense

突破

see styles
Mandarin tū pò / tu1 po4
Taiwan t`u p`o / tu po
Japanese toppa / とっぱ
Chinese to break through; to make a breakthrough; to surmount or break the back of (a task etc); (of ball sports) to break through a defense
Japanese (noun/participle) breaking through; breakthrough; penetration; (given name) Toppa

答弁

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Japanese touben / toben / とうべん Japanese (noun/participle) response; reply; answer; defence; defense

自保

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Mandarin zì bǎo / zi4 bao3
Taiwan tzu pao
Chinese to defend oneself; self-defense; self-preservation

薩德

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Mandarin sà dé / sa4 de2
Taiwan sa te
Chinese THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense), US Army anti-ballistic missile system

請け

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Japanese uke / うけ Japanese (n,n-suf) (1) popularity; favour; favor; reception; (2) defense; defence; reputation; (3) agreement; (4) receiver of technique (e.g. in martial arts); (5) (kana only) (colloquialism) submissive partner of a homosexual relationship

警備

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Mandarin jǐng bèi / jing3 bei4
Taiwan ching pei
Japanese keibi / kebi / けいび
Chinese guard; garrison
Japanese (noun/participle) defense; defence; guard; policing; security

護り

see styles
Japanese mamori / まもり Japanese (1) protection; defense; defence; (2) providence; (3) (abbreviation) amulet; charm; talisman

護国

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Japanese gokoku / ごこく Japanese defense of one's country; defence of one's country; (surname) Morikuni

辯解

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Mandarin biàn jiě / bian4 jie3
Taiwan pien chieh
Japanese benkai / べんかい
Chinese to explain; to justify; to defend (a point of view etc); to provide an explanation; to try to defend oneself
Japanese (out-dated kanji) (n,vs,adj-no) justification; rationalization; pretext; explanation; exculpation; defence; defense; excuse; apology

辯護

see styles
Mandarin biàn hù / bian4 hu4
Taiwan pien hu
Chinese to speak in defense of; to argue in favor of; to defend; to plead

邊防

see styles
Mandarin biān fáng / bian1 fang2
Taiwan pien fang
Chinese frontier defense

鉅防

see styles
Mandarin jù fáng / ju4 fang2
Taiwan chü fang
Chinese iron defense; defensive gate or wall (refers to the Great Wall)

防ぎ

see styles
Japanese fusegi / ふせぎ Japanese defense; defence; protecting; preventing

防備

see styles
Mandarin fáng bèi / fang2 bei4
Taiwan fang pei
Japanese boubi / bobi / ぼうび
Chinese to guard against
Japanese (noun/participle) defense; defence; defensive preparations

防務

see styles
Mandarin fáng wù / fang2 wu4
Taiwan fang wu
Chinese (pertaining to) defense

防御

see styles
Japanese bougyo / bogyo / ぼうぎょ Japanese (n,vs,adj-no) defense; defence; safeguard; protection

防核

see styles
Mandarin fáng hé / fang2 he2
Taiwan fang ho
Chinese nuclear defense; anti-nuclear (installation)

防毒

see styles
Mandarin fáng dú / fang2 du2
Taiwan fang tu
Japanese boudoku / bodoku / ぼうどく
Chinese defense against poison; defense against poison gas; anti-narcotics measures; defense against computer viruses
Japanese gasproofing

防長

see styles
Mandarin fáng zhǎng / fang2 zhang3
Taiwan fang chang
Chinese abbr. for 國防部長|国防部长[guo2 fang2 bu4 zhang3], Minister of Defense

陳弁

see styles
Japanese chinben / ちんべん Japanese (noun/participle) defense (of oneself); defence (of oneself); explanation

陸自

see styles
Japanese rikuji / りくじ Japanese (abbreviation) (See 陸上自衛隊) Japan Ground Self-Defense Force; JGSDF

MD

see styles
Japanese emudii / emudi / エムディー Japanese (1) (See ミニディスク) minidisc; MD; (2) missile defense; MD; (3) magnetic disk; MD; (4) (See マーチャンダイジング) merchandising

サンボ

see styles
Japanese sanbo / サンボ Japanese (abbreviation) self-defence (defense) (type of wrestling) (rus: sambo)

予防線

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Japanese yobousen / yobosen / よぼうせん Japanese (1) defensive perimeter; defence line; defense line; defensive measures; (2) (usu. as 予防線を張る) (See 予防線を張る) precaution; safeguard; safety measure

原被告

see styles
Mandarin yuán bèi gào / yuan2 bei4 gao4
Taiwan yüan pei kao
Chinese plaintiff and defendant; prosecution and defense (lawyers)

反空降

see styles
Mandarin fǎn kōng jiàng / fan3 kong1 jiang4
Taiwan fan k`ung chiang / fan kung chiang
Chinese anti-aircraft defense

国防相

see styles
Japanese kokuboushou / kokubosho / こくぼうしょう Japanese defense minister; defence minister

国防省

see styles
Japanese kokuboushou / kokubosho / こくぼうしょう Japanese Department of Defense (USA); the Pentagon; (British) Ministry of Defence

国防論

see styles
Japanese kokubouron / kokuboron / こくぼうろん Japanese the question of national defense (defence)

国防費

see styles
Japanese kokubouhi / kokubohi / こくぼうひ Japanese defence expenditure; defense expenditure; defence cost; defense cost

國防部


国防部

see styles
Mandarin guó fáng bù / guo2 fang2 bu4
Taiwan kuo fang pu
Chinese Defense Department; Ministry of National Defense

守り刀

see styles
Japanese mamorigatana / まもりがたな Japanese sword for self-defense; sword for self-defence

弁護団

see styles
Japanese bengodan / べんごだん Japanese defense counsel; defence lawyer

擁護論

see styles
Japanese yougoron / yogoron / ようごろん Japanese championship; defense (e.g. of a position in debate); apologetics

核防御

see styles
Mandarin hé fáng yù / he2 fang2 yu4
Taiwan ho fang yü
Chinese nuclear defense

消防庁

see styles
Japanese shoubouchou / shobocho / しょうぼうちょう Japanese Fire and Disaster Management Agency (formerly: Fire Defense Agency) (Defence)

自衛団

see styles
Japanese jieidan / jiedan / じえいだん Japanese (1) self defense group; self defence group; (2) self-protection

自衛官

see styles
Japanese jieikan / jiekan / じえいかん Japanese Japanese Self-Defense Force official; Self-Defense Force official

自衛権

see styles
Japanese jieiken / jieken / じえいけん Japanese right of self defense; right of self defence

自衛艦

see styles
Japanese jieikan / jiekan / じえいかん Japanese Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ship; Self-Defense Force ship; JMSDF ship

被告側

see styles
Japanese hikokugawa / ひこくがわ Japanese (the) defense

警防団

see styles
Japanese keiboudan / kebodan / けいぼうだん Japanese civil defense unit; civil defence unit

護衛艦

see styles
Mandarin hù wèi jiàn / hu4 wei4 jian4
Taiwan hu wei chien
Japanese goeikan / goekan / ごえいかん
Chinese corvette
Japanese escort vessel; destroyer (Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force)

護身刀

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Japanese goshintou / goshinto / ごしんとう Japanese (See 守り刀) sword used for self-defense

護身用

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Japanese goshinyou / goshinyo / ごしんよう Japanese (adj-no,n) (for) self-defense; (for) self-protection

護身術

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Japanese goshinjutsu / ごしんじゅつ Japanese art of self-defense; art of self-defence

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