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There are 75 total results for your humor search.

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Characters Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

笑いの壺

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Japanese warainotsubo / わらいのつぼ
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Japanese (exp,n) sense of humour (humor); funny bone

不興


不兴

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Mandarin bù xīng / bu4 xing1
Taiwan pu hsing
Japanese fukyou / fukyo / ふきょう
Chinese out of fashion; outmoded; impermissible; can't
Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) displeasure; ill humour; ill humor; pique

幽默

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Mandarin yōu mò / you1 mo4
Taiwan yu mo
Chinese (loanword) humor; humorous

戯け

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Japanese odoke / おどけ Japanese (kana only) joke; witticism; pleasantry; attempt at humour; attempt at humor

房水

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Japanese bousui / bosui / ぼうすい Japanese aqueous humor

機嫌


机嫌

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Mandarin jī xián / ji1 xian2
Taiwan chi hsien
Japanese kigen / きげん
Japanese (1) humour; humor; temper; mood; spirits; (2) safety; health; well-being; one's situation; (adjectival noun) (3) in a good mood; in high spirits; happy; cheery; merry; chipper
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

気嫌

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Japanese kigen / きげん Japanese (irregular kanji usage) (1) humour; humor; temper; mood; spirits; (2) safety; health; well-being; one's situation; (adjectival noun) (3) in a good mood; in high spirits; happy; cheery; merry; chipper

気色

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Japanese keshiki / けしき    kishoku / きしょく Japanese sign; indication; (1) mood; humor; humour; (2) looks; countenance

気褄

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Japanese kizuma / きづま Japanese humour; humor; temper; mood; spirits

瞞す

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Japanese damasu / だます Japanese (out-dated kanji) (transitive verb) (1) to trick; to cheat; to deceive; (2) to coax; to wheedle; to soothe and humor (humour)

艶笑

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Japanese enshou / ensho / えんしょう Japanese (noun/participle) (1) seductive smile; (2) erotic humor

諧趣

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Mandarin xié qù / xie2 qu4
Taiwan hsieh ch`ü / hsieh chü
Chinese humor; amusing

譏嫌


讥嫌

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Mandarin jī xián / ji1 xian2
Taiwan chi hsien
Japanese kigen / きげん
Japanese (out-dated kanji) (1) humour; humor; temper; mood; spirits; (2) safety; health; well-being; one's situation; (adjectival noun) (3) in a good mood; in high spirits; happy; cheery; merry; chipper
To hold in contempt; to satirize.

賺す

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Japanese sukasu / すかす Japanese (Godan verb with "su" ending) to coax; to cajole; to humour (humor); to wheedle

雅號

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Mandarin yǎ hào / ya3 hao4
Taiwan ya hao
Chinese refined appelation; (humor) sb's elegant monicker; (hon.) your esteemed name

風趣

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Mandarin fēng qù / feng1 qu4
Taiwan feng ch`ü / feng chü
Japanese fuushu / fushu / ふうしゅ
Chinese charm; humor; wit; humorous; witty
Japanese elegance

饒有

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Mandarin ráo yǒu / rao2 you3
Taiwan jao yu
Chinese full of (interest, humor, sentiment etc)

騙す

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Japanese damasu / だます Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to trick; to cheat; to deceive; (2) to coax; to wheedle; to soothe and humor (humour)

あやす

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Japanese ayasu / あやす Japanese (transitive verb) to cuddle; to comfort; to rock; to soothe; to dandle; to humor; to humour; to lull

ご機嫌

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Japanese gokigen / ごきげん Japanese (1) (honorific or respectful language) (polite language) humour; humor; temper; mood; spirits; (2) (honorific or respectful language) (polite language) safety; health; well-being; one's situation; (adjectival noun) (3) in a good mood; in high spirits; happy; cheery; merry; chipper

上機嫌

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Japanese joukigen / jokigen / じょうきげん Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) (See 不機嫌) good humour (humor); good mood

不機嫌

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Japanese fukigen / ふきげん Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) (See 上機嫌) pout; displeasure; ill humor; ill humour; sullenness

幽默感

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Mandarin yōu mò gǎn / you1 mo4 gan3
Taiwan yu mo kan
Chinese sense of humor

御機嫌

see styles
Japanese gokigen / ごきげん Japanese (1) (honorific or respectful language) (polite language) humour; humor; temper; mood; spirits; (2) (honorific or respectful language) (polite language) safety; health; well-being; one's situation; (adjectival noun) (3) in a good mood; in high spirits; happy; cheery; merry; chipper

無厘頭

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Mandarin wú lí tóu / wu2 li2 tou2
Taiwan wu li t`ou / wu li tou
Chinese silly talk or "mo lei tau" (Cantonese), genre of humor emerging from Hong Kong late in the 20th century

玻璃體

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Mandarin bō lí tǐ / bo1 li2 ti3
Taiwan po li t`i / po li ti
Chinese vitreous humor

眼房水

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Mandarin yǎn fáng shuǐ / yan3 fang2 shui3
Taiwan yen fang shui
Chinese aqueous humor

硝子体

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Japanese shoushitai / shoshitai / しょうしたい Japanese (anat) vitreous body (of the eye); vitreous humor; vitreous humour; the vitreous

飛蚊症

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Mandarin fēi wén zhèng / fei1 wen2 zheng4
Taiwan fei wen cheng
Japanese hibunshou / hibunsho / ひぶんしょう
Chinese eye floaters (moving spots in the eye's vitreous humor)
Japanese {med} myodesopsia; seeing floaters in one's eye

おかしみ

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Japanese okashimi / おかしみ Japanese humor; humour; wit

ガラス体

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Japanese garasutai / ガラスたい Japanese (anat) vitreous body (of the eye); vitreous humor; vitreous humour; the vitreous

ユーモア

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Japanese yuumoa / yumoa / ユーモア Japanese humor; humour

喜怒哀楽

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Japanese kidoairaku / きどあいらく Japanese (yoji) human emotions (joy, anger, pathos, and humor) (humour)

妙語橫生


妙语横生

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Mandarin miào yǔ héng shēng / miao4 yu3 heng2 sheng1
Taiwan miao yü heng sheng
Chinese to be full of wit and humor

宥め賺す

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Japanese nadamesukasu / なだめすかす Japanese (transitive verb) (kana only) to soothe and humor (humour); to coax

機嫌気褄

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Japanese kigenkizuma / きげんきづま Japanese (yoji) humour; humor; temper; mood; spirits

洒落っ気

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Japanese sharekke / しゃれっけ Japanese (1) fashion-consciousness; desire to be stylish; (2) humor; humour; wit

自我解嘲

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Mandarin zì wǒ jiě cháo / zi4 wo3 jie3 chao2
Taiwan tzu wo chieh ch`ao / tzu wo chieh chao
Chinese to refer to one's foibles or failings with self-deprecating humor

饒有風趣

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Mandarin ráo yǒu fēng qù / rao2 you3 feng1 qu4
Taiwan jao yu feng ch`ü / jao yu feng chü
Chinese bubbling with humor (idiom); witty and interesting

しゃれっ気

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Japanese sharekke / しゃれっけ Japanese (1) fashion-consciousness; desire to be stylish; (2) humor; humour; wit

ヒューマー

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Japanese hyuumaa / hyuma / ヒューマー Japanese humor; humour

宥めすかす

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Japanese nadamesukasu / なだめすかす Japanese (transitive verb) (kana only) to soothe and humor (humour); to coax

機嫌をとる

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Japanese kigenotoru / きげんをとる Japanese (exp,v5r) to curry favour; to butter up; to fawn over; to humour someone (humor); to put in a good mood (e.g. a baby)

機嫌を取る

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Japanese kigenotoru / きげんをとる Japanese (exp,v5r) to curry favour; to butter up; to fawn over; to humour someone (humor); to put in a good mood (e.g. a baby)

笑いのつぼ

see styles
Japanese warainotsubo / わらいのつぼ Japanese (exp,n) sense of humour (humor); funny bone

笑いのツボ

see styles
Japanese warainotsubo / わらいのツボ Japanese (exp,n) sense of humour (humor); funny bone

ご機嫌麗しい

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Japanese gokigenuruwashii / gokigenuruwashi / ごきげんうるわしい Japanese (adjective) in good humor (humour)

むしゃくしゃ

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Japanese mushakusha / むしゃくしゃ Japanese (adv,vs) (1) (onomatopoeic or mimetic word) vexed; irritated; fretful; in ill humour; in ill humor; in a temper; (2) (onomatopoeic or mimetic word) shaggy; bushy; ragged; rugged

御機嫌麗しい

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Japanese gokigenuruwashii / gokigenuruwashi / ごきげんうるわしい Japanese (adjective) in good humor (humour)

気褄を合わす

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Japanese kizumaoawasu / きづまをあわす Japanese (exp,v5s) (obscure) (See 機嫌をとる) to curry favour; to butter up; to fawn over; to humour someone (humor); to put in a good mood (e.g. a baby)

ご機嫌;御機嫌

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Japanese gokigen / ごきげん Japanese (1) (honorific or respectful language) (polite language) (See 機嫌・1) humour; humor; temper; mood; spirits; (2) (honorific or respectful language) (polite language) safety; health; well-being; one's situation; (adjectival noun) (3) in a good mood; in high spirits; happy; cheery; merry; chipper

ユーモアの感覚

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Japanese yuumoanokankaku / yumoanokankaku / ユーモアのかんかく Japanese (exp,n) sense of humor; sense of humour

ユーモアセンス

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Japanese yuumoasensu / yumoasensu / ユーモアセンス Japanese (exp,n) sense of humor; sense of humour

機嫌気褄を取る

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Japanese kigenkizumaotoru / きげんきづまをとる Japanese (exp,v5r) (obscure) (See 機嫌を取る) to curry favour; to butter up; to fawn over; to humour someone (humor); to put in a good mood (e.g. a baby)

ブラックジョーク

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Japanese burakkujooku / ブラックジョーク Japanese black joke; black comedy; morbid humor

ブラックユーモア

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Japanese burakkuyuumoa / burakkuyumoa / ブラックユーモア Japanese black humor; black humour

ユーモアのセンス

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Japanese yuumoanosensu / yumoanosensu / ユーモアのセンス Japanese (exp,n) sense of humor; sense of humour

ユーモア・センス

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Japanese yuumoa sensu / yumoa sensu / ユーモア・センス Japanese (exp,n) sense of humor; sense of humour

硝子体;ガラス体

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Japanese shoushitai(硝子体);garasutai(garasu体) / shoshitai(硝子体);garasutai(garasu体) / しょうしたい(硝子体);ガラスたい(ガラス体) Japanese {anat} vitreous body (of the eye); vitreous humor; vitreous humour; the vitreous

アメリカンジョーク

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Japanese amerikanjooku / アメリカンジョーク Japanese (n,exp) American joke; US joke; American sense of humor (humour)

ブラック・ジョーク

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Japanese burakku jooku / ブラック・ジョーク Japanese black joke; black comedy; morbid humor

ブラック・ユーモア

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Japanese burakku yuumoa / burakku yumoa / ブラック・ユーモア Japanese black humor; black humour

しゃれっ気;洒落っ気

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Japanese sharekke / しゃれっけ Japanese (1) fashion-consciousness; desire to be stylish; (2) humor; humour; wit

アメリカン・ジョーク

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Japanese amerikan jooku / アメリカン・ジョーク Japanese (n,exp) American joke; US joke; American sense of humor (humour)

宥めすかす;宥め賺す

see styles
Japanese nadamesukasu / なだめすかす Japanese (transitive verb) (kana only) to soothe and humor (humour); to coax

機嫌を取る;機嫌をとる

see styles
Japanese kigenotoru / きげんをとる Japanese (exp,v5r) to curry favour; to butter up; to fawn over; to humour someone (humor); to put in a good mood (e.g. a baby)

騙す(P);瞞す(oK)

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Japanese damasu / だます Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to trick; to cheat; to deceive; (2) (See 宥め賺す) to coax; to wheedle; to soothe and humor (humour)

ご機嫌麗しい;御機嫌麗しい

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Japanese gokigenuruwashii / gokigenuruwashi / ごきげんうるわしい Japanese (adjective) in good humor (humour)

ユーモア(P);ヒューマー

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Japanese yuumoa(p);hyuumaa / yumoa(p);hyuma / ユーモア(P);ヒューマー Japanese humor; humour

笑いのツボ;笑いのつぼ;笑いの壺

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Japanese warainotsubo(笑inotsubo);warainotsubo(笑inotsubo,笑ino壺) / わらいのツボ(笑いのツボ);わらいのつぼ(笑いのつぼ,笑いの壺) Japanese (exp,n) sense of humour (humor); funny bone

ブラックジョーク;ブラック・ジョーク

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Japanese burakkujooku;burakku jooku / ブラックジョーク;ブラック・ジョーク Japanese black joke; black comedy; morbid humor

ブラックユーモア;ブラック・ユーモア

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Japanese burakkuyuumoa;burakku yuumoa / burakkuyumoa;burakku yumoa / ブラックユーモア;ブラック・ユーモア Japanese black humor; black humour

機嫌(P);譏嫌(oK);気嫌(iK)

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Japanese kigen / きげん Japanese (1) humour; humor; temper; mood; spirits; (2) safety; health; well-being; one's situation; (adjectival noun) (3) (usu. as ご機嫌) (See ご機嫌・ごきげん・3) in a good mood; in high spirits; happy; cheery; merry; chipper

アメリカンジョーク;アメリカン・ジョーク

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Japanese amerikanjooku;amerikan jooku / アメリカンジョーク;アメリカン・ジョーク Japanese (n,exp) American joke; US joke; American sense of humor (humour)

ユーモアのセンス;ユーモアセンス;ユーモア・センス

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Japanese yuumoanosensu;yuumoasensu;yuumoa sensu / yumoanosensu;yumoasensu;yumoa sensu / ユーモアのセンス;ユーモアセンス;ユーモア・センス Japanese (exp,n) sense of humor; sense of humour
This page contains 75 results for "humor" in Chinese and/or Japanese.



Information about this dictionary:

Apparently, we were the first ones who were crazy enough to think that western people might want a combined Chinese, Japanese, and Buddhist dictionary.

A lot of westerners can't tell the difference between Chinese and Japanese - and there is a reason for that. Chinese characters and even whole words were borrowed by Japan from the Chinese language in the 5th century. Much of the time, if a word or character is used in both languages, it will have the same or a similar meaning. However, this is not always true. Language evolves, and meanings independently change in each language.

Example: The Chinese character 湯 for soup (hot water) has come to mean bath (hot water) in Japanese. They have the same root meaning of "hot water", but a 湯屋 sign on a bathhouse in Japan would lead a Chinese person to think it was a "soup house" or a place to get a bowl of soup. See this: Soup or Bath

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Chinese Buddhist terms come from Dictionary of Chinese Buddhist Terms by William Edward Soothill and Lewis Hodous. This is commonly referred to as "Soothill's'". It was first published in 1937 (and is now off copyright so we can use it here). Some of these definitions may be misleading, incomplete, or dated, but 95% of it is good information. Every professor who teaches Buddhism or Eastern Religion has a copy of this on their bookshelf. We incorporated these 16,850 entries into our dictionary database ourselves (it was lot of work).



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