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Characters Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

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Mandarin jiā / jia1
Taiwan chia
Japanese ke / け    ka / か    uchi(p);chi / うち(P);ち    ie / いえ
Chinese home; family; (polite) my (sister, uncle etc); classifier for families or businesses; refers to the philosophical schools of pre-Han China; noun suffix for a specialist in some activity, such as a musician or revolutionary, corresponding to English -ist, -er, -ary or -ian; CL:個|个[ge4]; surname Jia
Japanese (suffix) house (e.g. of Tokugawa); family; (suffix) (See 政治家) -ist (used after a noun indicating someone's occupation, pursuits, disposition, etc.); -er; (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) (kana only) house; home (one's own); (pn,adj-no) (2) (kana only) (See 内・うち・4) (one's) family; (one's) household; (1) house; residence; dwelling; (2) family; household; (3) lineage; family name; (surname) Karyuu; (personal name) Osuo; (personal name) Oshio; (place-name) Uchi; (surname) Ietoku; (personal name) Ietsugu; (surname) Ie
Family; home; school, sect; genus; house


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Mandarin mén / men2
Taiwan men
Japanese mon(p);kado / もん(P);かど
Chinese gate; door; CL:扇[shan4]; gateway; doorway; CL:個|个[ge4]; opening; valve; switch; way to do something; knack; family; house; (religious) sect; school (of thought); class; category; phylum or division (taxonomy); classifier for large guns; classifier for lessons, subjects, branches of technology; (suffix) -gate (i.e. scandal; derived from Watergate); surname Men
Japanese (n,n-suf) (1) gate; (2) (もん only) branch of learning based on the teachings of a single master; (3) (もん only) {biol} division; phylum; (counter) (4) (もん only) counter for cannons; (surname) Yuki; (surname) Mon; (personal name) Mamoru; (surname) To; (surname) Kado
A door; gate; a sect, school, teaching, especially one leading to salvation or nirvana.

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Mandarin guǐ / gui3
Taiwan kuei
Japanese oni(p);ki / おに(P);き
Chinese ghost; demon; terrible; damnable; clever; sly; crafty; (suffix for sb with a certain vice or addiction etc); one of the 28 constellations
Japanese (1) oni; ogre; demon; (2) (See 亡魂) spirit of a deceased person; (3) (おに only) ogre-like person (i.e. fierce, relentless, merciless, etc.); (4) (おに only) (See 鬼ごっこ・おにごっこ) it (in a game of tag, hide-and-seek, etc.); (5) (き only) {astron} (See 二十八宿,朱雀・すざく・2) Chinese "ghost" constellation (one of the 28 mansions); (prefix) (6) (おに only) (slang) (See 超・1) very; extremely; super-; (surname) Miniwa; (surname) Kisaragi; (surname) Oniyanagi; (personal name) Onikatsu; (surname) Oni
preta 薜荔多, departed, dead; a disembodied spirit, dead person, ghost; a demon, evil being; especially a 餓鬼 hungry ghost. They are of many kinds. The Fan-i ming i classifies them as poor, medium, and rich; each again thrice subdivided: (1) (a) with mouths like burning torches; (b) throats no bigger than needles; (c) vile breath, disgusting to themselves; (2) (a) needle-haired, self-piercing; (b) hair sharp and stinking; (c) having great wens on whose pus they must feed. (3) (a) living on the remains of sacrifices; (b) on leavings in general; (c) powerful ones, yakṣas, rākṣasas, piśācas, etc. All belong to the realm of Yama, whence they are sent everywhere, consequently are ubiquitous in every house, lane, market, mound, stream, tree, etc.

別荘

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Japanese bessou / besso / べっそう
Japanese holiday house; villa; (surname) Bessho

守宮


守宫

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Mandarin shǒu gōng / shou3 gong1
Taiwan shou kung
Japanese morimiya / もりみや
Chinese gecko; house lizard
Japanese (kana only) gecko; house lizard; outcasts common around the Kyoto region from the Kamakura period to the Edo period; (surname) Morimiya

山莊


山庄

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Mandarin shān zhuāng / shan1 zhuang1
Taiwan shan chuang
Chinese manor house; villa; (used in hotel names)

愛屋及烏


爱屋及乌

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Mandarin ài wū jí wū / ai4 wu1 ji2 wu1
Taiwan ai wu chi wu
Chinese lit. love the house and its crow (idiom); involvement with sb and everyone connected; Love me, love my dog.

賓至如歸

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Mandarin bīn zhì rú guī / bin1 zhi4 ru2 gui1
Taiwan pin chih ju kuei
Chinese guests feel at home (in a hotel, guest house etc); a home away from home

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Mandarin/ wu1
Taiwan wu
Japanese oku / おく
Chinese house; room; CL:間|间[jian1],個|个[ge4]
Japanese (suffix) (1) (something) shop; (2) somebody who sells (something) or works as (something); (3) somebody with a (certain) personality trait; (4) house; (5) roof; (surname) Oku
A house, a room; roof

下院

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Mandarin xià yuàn / xia4 yuan4
Taiwan hsia yüan
Japanese kain / かいん
Chinese lower house (of parliament)
Japanese lower house; lower (legislative) body

主婦


主妇

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Mandarin zhǔ fù / zhu3 fu4
Taiwan chu fu
Japanese shufu / しゅふ
Chinese housewife; woman of senior authority in a household; the lady of the house; hostess
Japanese housewife; mistress (of the house); homemaker

人家

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Mandarin rén jia // rén jiā / ren2 jia5 // ren2 jia1
Taiwan jen chia // jen
Japanese jinka / じんか
Chinese other people; sb else; he, she or they; I, me (referring to oneself as "one" or "people"); household; dwelling; family; sb else's house; household business; house of woman's husband-to-be; CL:戶|户[hu4],家[jia1]
Japanese house; houses; human habitation

住家

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Mandarin zhù jiā / zhu4 jia1
Taiwan chu chia
Japanese sumiya / すみや    sumika / すみか    sumiie / sumie / すみえ
Chinese residence; household; to reside
Japanese dwelling; house; residence; den; habitat; (personal name) Sumiya; (personal name) Sumika; (surname) Sumie; (surname) Sumiie

家蠅


家蝇

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Mandarin jiā yíng / jia1 ying2
Taiwan chia ying
Japanese iebae / いえばえ
Chinese house fly
Japanese (kana only) housefly (Musca domestica); house fly

持家

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Mandarin chí jiā / chi2 jia1
Taiwan ch`ih chia / chih chia
Japanese mochiie / mochie / もちいえ
Chinese to housekeep; housekeeping
Japanese one's (own) house; (surname) Mochiie

民家

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Mandarin mín jiā / min2 jia1
Taiwan min chia
Japanese minka / みんか
Chinese minka; commoner's house; Bai ethnic group
Japanese private house; (surname) Tamiya; (surname) Tamiie

民宿

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Mandarin mín sù / min2 su4
Taiwan min su
Japanese minshuku / みんしゅく
Chinese (Tw) guesthouse; pension (boarding house)
Japanese pension; guesthouse; bed and breakfast; private home providing lodging for travelers (travellers); (surname) Minshuku

蚰蜒

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Mandarin yóu yán / you2 yan2
Taiwan yu yen
Japanese gejigeji;geji;gejigeji;geji / げじげじ;げじ;ゲジゲジ;ゲジ
Chinese earwig; house centipede
Japanese (1) (kana only) house centipede (Scutigeromorpha spp.); (2) (げじげじ, ゲジゲジ only) (kana only) contemptible person; skunk; wretch; louse
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

軟禁

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Mandarin ruǎn jìn / ruan3 jin4
Taiwan juan chin
Japanese nankin / なんきん
Chinese house arrest
Japanese (noun/participle) lenient confinement or house arrest

出版社

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Mandarin chū bǎn shè / chu1 ban3 she4
Taiwan ch`u pan she / chu pan she
Japanese shuppansha / しゅっぱんしゃ
Chinese publishing house
Japanese publisher; publishing house; publishing company

操舵室

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Mandarin cāo duò shì / cao1 duo4 shi4
Taiwan ts`ao to shih / tsao to shih
Japanese soudashitsu / sodashitsu / そうだしつ
Chinese pilothouse
Japanese pilothouse; wheelhouse; steering house

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Mandarin chǔ / chu3
Taiwan ch`u / chu
Japanese tokoro / ところ
Chinese old variant of 處|处[chu3]
Japanese (n,suf) (1) place; spot; scene; site; (2) (kana only) address; (3) (kana only) district; area; locality; (4) (kana only) one's house; (5) (kana only) point; aspect; side; facet; (6) (kana only) passage (in text); part; (7) (kana only) space; room; (8) (kana only) thing; matter; (9) (kana only) whereupon; as a result; (10) (kana only) about to; on the verge of; (11) (kana only) was just doing; was in the process of doing; have just done; just finished doing; (surname) Tokoro

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Mandarin qián / qian2
Taiwan ch`ien / chien
Japanese mae / まえ    zen / ぜん
Chinese front; forward; ahead; first; top (followed by a number); future; ago; before; BC (e.g. 前293年); former; formerly
Japanese (n-adv,n-t,suf) (1) (See 前・ぜん・3) ago; before (some event); previously; (minutes) to (the hour); (2) in front (of); before (e.g. the house); (3) head (of a line); front (e.g. of a bus); fore part; (4) in the presence of; (5) (See 人前・にんまえ) helping; portion; (6) privates; private parts; (prefix noun) (1) the last (i.e. immediately preceding) (e.g. "the last mayor"); previous; one-time; former; (2) (before the name of an era) pre- (e.g. "premodern"); (adj-no,n) (3) (See 前・まえ・1) before; earlier; (personal name) Misaki; (surname) Maehama; (surname) Maezaki; (surname) Maesaki; (surname) Mae; (surname) Zen; (surname) Sen; (surname) Susume; (surname) Susumu; (surname, given name) Saki
pūrva. Before; former, previous; in front.


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Mandarin cān / can1
Taiwan ts`an / tsan
Japanese shin
Chinese ginseng; one of the 28 constellations; to take part in; to participate; to join; to attend; to counsel; unequal; varied; irregular; uneven; not uniform; abbr. for 參議院|参议院 Senate, Upper House; three (banker's anti-fraud numeral)
Reflect on, counsel, visit superior. An assembly a gathering for the purpose of meditation, preaching, worship. Read shen, the twenty-first constellation, α, β, γ, δ, ε, ζ, η, and k in Orion.; Worship on the four fives, i. e. the fifth, tenth, twentieth, and twenty-fifth days of the month; also ||上堂; to convene

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Mandarin zhái / zhai2
Taiwan chai
Japanese taku / たく
Chinese residence; (coll.) to stay in at home; to hang around at home
Japanese house; home; husband; (surname, given name) Taku
Residential part of a palace, or mansion; a residence; abode

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Mandarin shì / shi4
Taiwan shih
Japanese muro / むろ    shitsu / しつ
Chinese room; work unit; grave; scabbard; family or clan; one of the 28 constellations of Chinese astronomy; surname Shi
Japanese greenhouse; icehouse; cellar; (n,n-suf) (1) room; (2) (obscure) wife (of someone of high rank); (3) (obscure) scabbard; (4) {astron} (See 二十八宿,玄武・げんぶ・2) Chinese "Encampment" constellation (one of the 28 mansions); (personal name) Muroran; (surname) Muromasa; (surname) Murozaki; (surname) Murosaki; (place-name, surname) Muro; (surname) Hamamuro; (surname) Dai; (surname) Shitsu
House, household, abode; translit. ś, s, śr;, śl. Cf. 尸; 舍; 音; for 室摩 v. 沙門.

宿

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Mandarin/ su4
Taiwan su
Japanese yado / やど    shuku / しゅく
Chinese constellation; night; classifier for nights; lodge for the night; old; former; surname Su
Japanese (1) lodging; inn; hotel; (2) house; home; dwelling; (3) home of a servant's parents (or guarantor, etc.); (n,ctr) (1) lodging; (2) (See 宿場) relay station; post town; (3) (See 二十八宿) constellation; mansion (in Chinese astronomy); (surname) Yado; (personal name) Munehiko; (personal name) Muneo; (surname) Shukuzaki; (place-name) Shuku; (place-name) Shiku
A halting-place; to pass the night, sojourn, stay; early, former; left over; nakṣatra, the constellations; stay overnight

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Mandarin/ ji4
Taiwan chi
Japanese yorizaki / よりざき    yorisaki / よりさき    yadorigi / やどりぎ    yadoriki / やどりき    hamayori / はまより    takayori / たかより
Chinese to send; to mail; to entrust; to depend on; to attach oneself to; to live (in a house); to lodge; foster (son etc)
Japanese (surname) Yorizaki; (surname) Yorisaki; (surname) Yori; (personal name) Yadorigi; (place-name) Yadoriki; (surname) Hamayori; (surname) Takayori
To go or put under cover, lodge, confide to, deliver, convey, transfer; to enter, put in a list; a basis

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Mandarin liáo / liao2
Taiwan liao
Japanese ryou / ryo / りょう
Chinese hut; shack; small window; variant of 僚[liao2]; Laos
Japanese (1) hostel; dormitory; (2) (archaism) (See 律令制) bureau (government department beneath a ministry under the ritsuryo system); (surname, given name) Ryou
A hut, study, monastery; fellow-student; a small house

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Mandarin/ ju1
Taiwan chü
Japanese kyo / きょ    i / い
Chinese to reside; to be (in a certain position); to store up; to be at a standstill; residence; house; restaurant; classifier for bedrooms; (archaic) sentence-final particle expressing a doubting attitude; surname Ju
Japanese residence; (n-suf,n-pref,n) (1) (usu. used in compound words) (See 居る・いる・1) being (somewhere); (2) sitting; (surname) Wakashi; (personal name) Yasushi; (personal name) Yasu; (surname) I
Dwell, reside; be.

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Mandarin/ bi4
Taiwan pi
Chinese low-built house

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Mandarin huì / hui4
Taiwan hui
Chinese a room; the wall of a house; a man's name

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Mandarin lián / lian2
Taiwan lien
Japanese ren / れん    kado / かど
Chinese incorruptible; honest; inexpensive; to investigate (old); side wall of a traditional Chinese house (old); surname Lian
Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) (archaism) cheap; inexpensive; (kana only) charge; grounds; suspicion; (surname, female given name) Ren; (surname) Yon; (surname) Yomu; (given name) Yasushi; (personal name) Tadashi; (male given name) Kiyoshi; (female given name) Kiyo; (surname) Ei; (surname) Iyomu

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Mandarin fáng / fang2
Taiwan fang
Japanese bou / bo / ぼう
Chinese house; room; CL:間|间[jian1]; branch of an extended family; classifier for family members (or concubines); surname Fang
Japanese (1) chamber; room; (2) (See 坊・1,坊・2) home of a monk; monk; (3) {astron} (See 二十八宿,蒼竜・そうりょう・3) Chinese "room" constellation (one of the 28 mansions); (surname) Bou; (personal name) Fusamasa; (personal name) Fusaji; (surname) Fusazaki; (personal name) Fusakatsu; (surname, female given name) Fusa; (surname) Pan; (personal name) Suewaka; (personal name) Sueyoshi; (personal name) Suemori; (personal name) Sueharu; (personal name) Suetsugu; (personal name) Suetsugi; (personal name) Sueji
House, room. The rooms for monks and nuns in a monastery or nunnery; monk's quarters

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Mandarin/ qi1
Taiwan ch`i / chi
Japanese sumihiro / すみひろ    sumika / すみか
Japanese dwelling; house; residence; den; habitat; (1) nest; rookery; breeding place; hive; (2) den; (3) haunt; (4) (spider's) web; (personal name) Sumihiro; (female given name) Sumika
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition


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Mandarin lóu / lou2
Taiwan lou
Japanese rou / ro / ろう
Chinese house with more than 1 story; storied building; floor; CL:層|层[ceng2],座[zuo4],棟|栋[dong4]; surname Lou
Japanese (surname) Rou
An upper storey, stored building, tower; one of the eighteen hells; a multi-floored high palace or castle


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Mandarin zhòng / zhong4
Taiwan chung
Chinese many; numerous; crowd; multitude; abbr. for 眾議院|众议院[Zhong4 yi4 yuan4], House of Representatives

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Mandarin/ yi2
Taiwan i
Chinese small house connected to large one

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Mandarin shè / she4
Taiwan she
Japanese sha / しゃ
Chinese Japanese variant of 舍
Japanese (suffix noun) (1) hut; house; (2) (archaism) (in the ancient Chinese army) one day's march (approx. 12.2 km); (surname) Sha


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Mandarin chù / chu4
Taiwan ch`u / chu
Japanese tokoro / ところ
Chinese place; location; spot; point; office; department; bureau; respect; classifier for locations or items of damage: spot, point; to reside; to live; to dwell; to be in; to be situated at; to stay; to get along with; to be in a position of; to deal with; to discipline; to punish
Japanese (out-dated kanji) (n,suf) (1) place; spot; scene; site; (2) (kana only) address; (3) (kana only) district; area; locality; (4) (kana only) one's house; (5) (kana only) point; aspect; side; facet; (6) (kana only) passage (in text); part; (7) (kana only) space; room; (8) (kana only) thing; matter; (9) (kana only) whereupon; as a result; (10) (kana only) about to; on the verge of; (11) (kana only) was just doing; was in the process of doing; have just done; just finished doing; (surname) Tokoro
To dwell, abide; fix, decide, punish; a place, state. āyatana, 阿耶怛那, also tr. 入, place or entrance of the sense, both the organ and the sensation, or sense datum; hence the 十二處 twelve āyatana, i. e. six organs, and six sense data that enter for discrimination.

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Mandarin cāng / cang1
Taiwan ts`ang / tsang
Chinese Japanese variant of 蒼|苍 house-fly

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Mandarin/ di3
Taiwan ti
Japanese tei / te / てい
Chinese residence of a high-ranking official; lodging-house; surname Di
Japanese (n-suf,n) (honorific or respectful language) (usu. after a family name) residence; mansion; (surname) Yashiki

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Mandarin yuàn / yuan4
Taiwan yüan
Japanese in / いん
Chinese courtyard; institution; CL:個|个[ge4]
Japanese (1) (See 下院・かいん) house of parliament (congress, diet, etc.); (2) graduate school; postgraduate school; (suffix) (3) (See 医院・いいん,病院・びょういん) institution (often medical); institutional building; government office; (4) {Buddh} sub-temple; minor temple building; temple; cloister; (5) (honorific or respectful language) imperial palace; (6) (honorific or respectful language) (archaism) (See 女院・にょういん) title bestowed on empresses, princesses, etc.; (suffix) (7) former (esp. of emperors, daimyos, etc.); late; (surname, female given name) In
ārāma, pleasaunce, garden, grove; a monastery, hall, court.

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Mandarin guǎn / guan3
Taiwan kuan
Japanese kan / かん
Chinese building; shop; term for certain service establishments; embassy or consulate; schoolroom (old); CL:家[jia1]
Japanese (n,suf) house; hall; building; (p,s,g) Yakata; (surname, given name) Date; (surname) Tate; (surname, given name) Tachi; (surname) Shiro; (surname) Kan


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Mandarin kān / kan1
Taiwan k`an / kan
Japanese gan / がん
Chinese niche; shrine
Japanese (1) niche or alcove for an image; (2) (in Okinawa) portable shrine used to move a deceased from their house to the graveyard
A shrine; a cabinet, box; a coffin (for a monk); to contain.

お宅

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Japanese otaku / おたく Japanese (1) (honorific or respectful language) your house; your home; your family; (2) (honorific or respectful language) your husband; (3) (honorific or respectful language) your organization; (pn,adj-no) (4) (honorific or respectful language) you (referring to someone of equal status with whom one is not especially close)

お札

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Japanese ofuda / おふだ    osatsu / おさつ Japanese type of household amulet or talisman, issued by a Shinto shrine, hung in the house for protection; bill; note (currency)

ん家

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Japanese nchi / んち Japanese (suf,exp) (kana only) (abbreviation) 's house; 's home

ゲジ

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Japanese geji / ゲジ Japanese (kana only) house centipede (Scutigeromorpha spp.)

チセ

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Japanese chise / チセ Japanese chise (ain:); traditional Ainu house

ビラ

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Japanese bira / ビラ Japanese holiday house (ita:); villa; (kana only) bill; handbill; flier; flyer; leaflet; poster; placard; (place-name) Vila (Vanuatu)

一宇

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Japanese ichiu / いちう Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (See 八紘一宇) one house; one roof; (male given name) Kazutaka; (personal name) Kazuie; (personal name) Itsutaka; (place-name, surname) Ichiu

一家

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Mandarin yī jiā / yi1 jia1
Taiwan i chia
Japanese ikka(p);ikke / いっか(P);いっけ
Chinese the whole family; the same family; the family ... (when preceded by a family name); group
Japanese a house; a home; a family; a household; one's family; one's folks; a style; (surname) Hitotsuya; (given name) Kazuya; (personal name) Kazuie; (surname) Itsuka; (surname) Ikka
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

一戸

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Japanese ikko / いっこ Japanese one house; household; (surname) Hitokado; (surname) Kazudo; (surname) Kazuto; (surname) Itoji; (surname) Ito; (surname) Itto; (surname) Ikko; (surname) Ichihe; (place-name, surname) Ichinohe; (surname) Ichinoe; (surname) Ichido; (surname) Ichito

一棟

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Japanese hitomune / ひとむね Japanese one house; the same house; (surname) Ichimune

一識


一识

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Mandarin yī shí / yi1 shi2
Taiwan i shih
Japanese isshiki
One sense or perception; the one individual intelligence or soul which uses the various senses, likened to a monkey which climbs in and out of the various windows of a house— a Satyasiddhi and Sautrāntika doctrine. Also, a Vairocana maṇḍala; one consciousness

一軒

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Japanese ikken / いっけん Japanese one house

三車


三车

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Mandarin sān chē / san1 che1
Taiwan san ch`e / san che
Japanese sansha
triyāna. 三乘 or 三乘法門 (1) The three vehicles across saṃsāra into nirvāṇa, i.e. the carts offered by the father in the Lotus Sutra to lure his children out of the burning house: (a) goat carts, representing śrāvakas; (b) deer carts, pratyekabuddhas; (c) bullock carts, bodhisattvas. (2) The three principal schools of Buddhism— Hīnayāna, Madhyamayāna, Mahāyāna; three carts

三遷

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Japanese sansen / さんせん Japanese (1) thrice moving from house to house; (2) (abbreviation) (See 三遷の教え) the importance of creating an environment conducive to a child's learning

上院

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Japanese jouin / join / じょういん Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) Upper House; Senate; Lords

下宿

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Japanese geshuku / げしゅく Japanese (noun/participle) boarding; lodging; boarding house; (surname) Shimoyado; (place-name, surname) Shimojuku; (place-name) Shitajuku

下見

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Japanese shitami / したみ Japanese (noun/participle) (1) preview; preliminary inspection; (2) preparatory reading; preparation for a lesson; rehearsal; (3) (See 下見板・したみいた) siding (on a house); clapboard; weatherboard; (place-name) Shimomiru; (place-name, surname) Shimomi; (place-name) Shitami

世子

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Mandarin shì zǐ / shi4 zi3
Taiwan shih tzu
Japanese wakako / わかこ    hiroko / ひろこ    toshiko / としこ    tokiko / ときこ    seiko / seko / せこ
Chinese crown prince; heir of a noble house
Japanese heir; successor; (female given name) Wakako; (female given name) Hiroko; (female given name) Toshiko; (female given name) Tokiko; (surname) Seko; (female given name) Seiko
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

世胄

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Mandarin shì zhòu / shi4 zhou4
Taiwan shih chou
Chinese hereditary house; noble or official family

両下

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Japanese ryoushita / ryoshita / りょうした Japanese (archaism) (house with a) gabled roof; (surname) Ryoushita

主夫

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Japanese shufu / しゅふ Japanese house-husband; (personal name) Kazuo

主家

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Japanese shuka;shuke / しゅか;しゅけ Japanese employer's house; master's house

主屋

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Japanese omoya / おもや Japanese (1) main building (of a manor); (2) central room (of a house)

二報


二报

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Mandarin èr bào / er4 bao4
Taiwan erh pao
Japanese nihō
The dual reward. (1) 依報 or 依果 The material environment on which a person depends, resulting from former karma, e.g. country, house, property, etc. (2) 正報 or 正果 his direct reward, i. e. his body, or person; two karmic rewards

亞撒


亚撒

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Mandarin yà sā / ya4 sa1
Taiwan ya sa
Chinese Asa (?-870 BC), third king of Judah and fifth king of the House of David (Judaism)

他家

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Japanese taacha;tacha / tacha;tacha / ターチャ;タチャ    take / たけ Japanese {mahj} the three players other than oneself (chi:); another family; another house; (surname) Taya

仮家

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Japanese kariie / karie / かりいえ Japanese temporary house; (surname) Kariya

估券

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Japanese koken / こけん Japanese (1) dignity; credit; public estimation; face; honor; reputation; (2) (archaism) deed of sale (for a land, forest or house); (3) (archaism) sale value; selling price

住い

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Japanese sumai / すまい Japanese (noun/participle) dwelling; house; residence; address

住処

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Japanese sumika / すみか    juusho / jusho / じゅうしょ Japanese dwelling; house; residence; den; habitat; address (e.g. of house); residence; domicile

住居

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Mandarin zhù jū / zhu4 ju1
Taiwan chu chü
Japanese sumii / sumi / すみい
Chinese to live; to reside
Japanese (noun/participle) dwelling; house; residence; address; (surname) Sumii

住屋

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Japanese juuoku / juoku / じゅうおく Japanese (See 住まい・すまい) dwelling; house; residence; address; (surname) Sumiya

住所

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Mandarin zhù suǒ / zhu4 suo3
Taiwan chu so
Japanese juusho / jusho / じゅうしょ
Chinese habitation; dwelling place; residence; CL:處|处[chu4]
Japanese address (e.g. of house); residence; domicile; (surname) Juusho

住舍

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Mandarin zhù shè / zhu4 she4
Taiwan chu she
Chinese house; residence

侍所

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Japanese samuraidokoro;saburaidokoro / さむらいどころ;さぶらいどころ Japanese (1) (esp. さむらいどころ) Board of Retainers; Kamakura- and Muromachi-period government office; (2) (esp. さぶらいどころ) samurai guard house (Heian and Kamakura periods)

供房

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Mandarin gōng fáng / gong1 fang2
Taiwan kung fang
Chinese to buy a house on a mortgage; house mortgage

侯門


侯门

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Mandarin hóu mén / hou2 men2
Taiwan hou men
Chinese noble house

借家

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Japanese shakka / しゃっか    shakuya / しゃくや    kariya / かりや    kariie / karie / かりいえ Japanese (noun/participle) house for rent; rented house; renting a house

借屋

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Japanese shakuya / しゃくや Japanese (noun/participle) house for rent; rented house; renting a house

兇宅


凶宅

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Mandarin xiōng zhái / xiong1 zhai2
Taiwan hsiung chai
Chinese inauspicious abode; haunted house
Japanese See: 凶宅

先隣

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Japanese sakitonari;sakidonari / さきとなり;さきどなり Japanese next door but one; (a house) two doors away

光宅

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Mandarin guāng zhái / guang1 zhai2
Taiwan kuang chai
Japanese Kōtaku
Kuang-chai, name of the temple where 法雲 Fa-yun early in the sixth century wrote his commentary on the Lotus Sutra, which is known as the 光宅疏; 光宅 became his epithet. He made a division of four yāna from the Burning House parable, the goat cart representing the śrāvaka, the deer cart the pratyekabuddha, the ox-cart the Hīnayāna bodhisattva, and the great white ox-cart the Mahāyāna bodhisattva; a division adopted by T'ien-t'ai.

入居

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Japanese nyuukyo / nyukyo / にゅうきょ Japanese (noun/participle) moving into (house); (surname) Irii

全家

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Mandarin quán jiā / quan2 jia1
Taiwan ch`üan chia / chüan chia
Japanese zenka / ぜんか
Chinese whole family
Japanese the whole family; the whole house

兩院


两院

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Mandarin liǎng yuàn / liang3 yuan4
Taiwan liang yüan
Chinese two chambers (of legislative assembly), e.g. House of Representatives and Senate

公住

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Japanese koujuu / koju / こうじゅう Japanese apartment house built by the Japan Housing Corporation

内猫

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Japanese uchineko / うちねこ Japanese (See 外猫) indoor cat; house cat

内製

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Japanese naisei / naise / ないせい Japanese (noun/participle) in-house production

内診

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Japanese naishin / ないしん Japanese (noun/participle) (1) pelvic examination; (2) (See 宅診) consultation at an office (as opposed to a house call)

冠る

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Japanese kamuru / かむる    kaburu / かぶる Japanese (transitive verb) (1) (kana only) to put on (one's head); to wear; to have on; to pull over (one's head); to crown (oneself); (2) (kana only) to be covered with (dust, snow, etc.); to pour (water, etc.) on oneself; to dash on oneself; to ship water; (3) (kana only) to bear (e.g. someone's debts, faults, etc.); to take (blame); to assume (responsibility); to shoulder (burden); (4) to overlap (e.g. sound or color); (5) to be similar; to be redundant; (v5r,vi) (6) to be fogged (due to overexposure, etc.); (7) to close; to come to an end; (8) to get a full house; to sell out; (9) (archaism) to blunder; to bungle; to fail; (10) (archaism) to be deceived

凶宅

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Japanese kyoutaku / kyotaku / きょうたく Japanese unlucky house

出入

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Mandarin chū rù / chu1 ru4
Taiwan ch`u ju / chu ju
Japanese shutsunyuu / shutsunyu / しゅつにゅう
Chinese to go out and come in; entrance and exit; expenditure and income; discrepancy; inconsistent
Japanese (noun/participle) in and out; income and expenses; free associations; run of the house; (surname) Deiri
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

出診


出诊

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Mandarin chū zhěn / chu1 zhen3
Taiwan ch`u chen / chu chen
Chinese to visit a patient at home (of a doctor); house call

別戸

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Japanese bekko / べっこ Japanese separate house

包租

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Mandarin bāo zū / bao1 zu1
Taiwan pao tsu
Chinese to rent; to charter; to rent land or a house for subletting; fixed rent for farmland

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