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Characters Pronunciation
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Simple Dictionary Definition

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Mandarin/ mu4
Taiwan mu
Japanese moku / もく
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese tree; wood; coffin; wooden; simple; numb; one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1]; surname Mu
Japanese (1) (abbreviation) (See 木曜) Thursday; (2) (See 五行・1) wood (first of the five elements); (female given name) Moku; (given name) Bokukei; (female given name) Baumu; (surname) Tagaki; (personal name) Sunao; (personal name) Kimoto; (personal name) Kitsugi; (personal name) Kitsuki; (surname) Kidaka; (personal name) Kisuki; (surname) Ki
Wood; a tree; kāṣṭha, a piece of wood, wood, timber.

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Mandarin lín / lin2
Taiwan lin
Japanese hayashi / はやし
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese woods; forest; CL:片[pian4]; circle(s) (i.e. specific group of people); a collection (of similar things); surname Lin; Japanese surname Hayashi
Japanese (1) woods; forest; copse; thicket; (2) bunch; line (of something); collection; (surname, female given name) Rin; (surname) Rimu; (surname) Ri; (female given name) Ramu; (surname) Yau; (surname) Hayashitaka; (surname) Hayashizaki; (surname) Hayashisaki; (p,s,f) Hayashi; (surname, given name) Shigeru; (surname) Shige; (surname) Kuwamatsu; (surname) Kuwabara; (surname) Kuwabayashi; (surname) Kuwaza; (surname) Imu; (female given name) Atsumi
A grove, or wood; a band; forest; grove

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Mandarin shì / shi4
Taiwan shih
Japanese kokera / こけら    kagi / かぎ    kaki / かき
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese persimmon
Japanese (irregular kanji usage) (1) chopped wood; wood chips; (2) (abbreviation) thin shingles; kaki; Japanese persimmon (Diospyros kaki); (surname) Kokera; (place-name) Kagi; (surname) Kaki
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

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Mandarin/ li3
Taiwan li
Japanese ri / り
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese texture; grain (of wood); inner essence; intrinsic order; reason; logic; truth; science; natural science (esp. physics); to manage; to pay attention to; to run (affairs); to handle; to put in order; to tidy up
Japanese (1) reason; principle; logic; (2) {Buddh} (See 事・じ) general principle (as opposed to individual concrete phenomenon); (3) (in neo-Confucianism) the underlying principles of the cosmos; (given name) Wataru; (surname) Risaki; (personal name) Ria; (given name) Ri; (female given name) Michi; (personal name) Masaru; (given name) Masashi; (personal name) Masa; (female given name) Makoto; (given name) Tooru; (given name) Tadasu; (given name) Tadashi; (given name) Takashi; (female given name) Sunaho; (female given name) Satoru; (female given name) Satori; (female given name) Satomi; (male given name) Satoshi; (given name) Sadamu; (female given name) Kotoha
siddhānta; hetu. Ruling principle, fundamental law, intrinsicality, universal basis, essential element; nidāna, reason; pramāṇa, to arrange, regulate, rule, rectify.

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Mandarin shēn / shen1
Taiwan shen
Japanese mi / み
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese body; life; oneself; personally; one's morality and conduct; the main part of a structure or body; pregnant; classifier for sets of clothes: suit, twinset; Kangxi radical 158
Japanese (1) body; (2) oneself; (3) one's place; one's position; (4) main part; meat (as opposed to bone, skin, etc.); wood (as opposed to bark); blade (as opposed to its handle); container (as opposed to its lid); (surname) Misaki
kāya; tanu; deha. The body; the self.; Two forms of body; there are numerous pairs, e. g. (1) (a) 分段身 The varied forms of the karmic or ordinary mortal body, or being; (b) 變易身 the transformable, or spiritual body. (2) (a) 生身 The earthly body of the Buddha; (b) 化身 hinirmāṇakāya, which may take any form at will. (3) (a) 生身 his earthly body; (b) 法身 his moral and mental nature—a Hīnayāna definition, but Mahāyāna takes his earthly nirmāṇakāya as the 生身 and his dharmakāya or that and his saṃbhogakāya as 法身. (4) 眞應二身 The dharmakāya and nirmāṇakāya. (5) (a) 實相身 The absolute truth, or light, of the Buddha, i. e. the dharmakāya; (b) 爲物身 the functioning or temporal body. (6) (a) 眞身 the dharmakāya and saṃbhogakāya; (b) 化身 the nirmāṇakāya. (7) (a) 常身 his permanent or eternal body; (b) 無常身 his temporal body. (8) (a) 實身 and 化身 idem 二色身.

五行

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Mandarin wǔ xíng / wu3 xing2
Taiwan wu hsing
Japanese gogyou / gogyo / ごぎょう
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese five phases of Chinese philosophy: wood 木, fire 火, earth 土, metal 金, water 水
Japanese (1) (See 五大・ごだい・1) the five elements (in Chinese philosophy: wood, fire, earth, metal and water); the five phases; wu xing; (2) {Buddh} five practices of the Bodhisattvas; (3) (See 六信五行) the five pillars of Islam; (surname, given name) Gogyou
The five lines of conduct. I. According to the 起信論 Awakening of Faith they are almsgiving; keeping the commandments; patience under insult; zeal or progress; meditation. II. According to the 涅槃經 Nirvana Sutra they are saintly or bodhisattva deeds; arhat, or noble deeds; deva deeds; children's deeds (i. e. normal good deeds of men, devas, and Hinayanists); sickness conditions, e. g. illness, delusion, etc.; — into all these lines of conduct and conditions a Bodhisattva enters. III. The five elements, or tanmātra— wood, fire, earth, metal, and water; or earth, water, ire, air, and ether (or space) as taught by the later Mahāyāna philosophy; idem 五大; five practices

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Mandarin/ gu3
Taiwan ku
Japanese hoda / ほだ    hota / ほた
Chinese scraps of wood
Japanese (obscure) kindling; small bits of scrap wood used to fuel a stove

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Mandarin qiáo / qiao2
Taiwan ch`iao / chiao
Japanese kikori / きこり    katsukura / かつくら
Chinese firewood; gather wood
Japanese woodcutter; lumberjack; logger; (surname) Kikori; (personal name) Katsukura

木刻

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Mandarin mù kè / mu4 ke4
Taiwan mu k`o / mu ko
Japanese mokkoku / もっこく
Chinese woodcut
Japanese (See 木版) wood engraving

木屑

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Mandarin mù xiè / mu4 xie4
Taiwan mu hsieh
Japanese kokera / こけら    kikuzu / きくず
Chinese wood shavings; sawdust
Japanese (1) chopped wood; wood chips; (2) (abbreviation) thin shingles; wood chips; wood offcuts; wood shavings; sawdust

木材

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Mandarin mù cái / mu4 cai2
Taiwan mu ts`ai / mu tsai
Japanese mokuzai / もくざい
Chinese wood
Japanese lumber; timber; wood; (place-name) Mokuzai

木片

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Mandarin mù piàn / mu4 pian4
Taiwan mu p`ien / mu pien
Japanese mokuhen / もくへん
Chinese flat piece of wood; wood chip; CL:塊|块[kuai4],片[pian4]
Japanese block (of wood); chip; splinter

木製

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Mandarin mù zhì / mu4 zhi4
Taiwan mu chih
Japanese mokusei / mokuse / もくせい
Chinese wooden
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) wooden; made of wood

木馬


木马

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Mandarin mù mǎ / mu4 ma3
Taiwan mu ma
Japanese mokuba / もくば    kiuma;kinma / きうま;きんま
Chinese wooden horse; rocking horse; vaulting horse (gymnastics); trojan horse (computing)
Japanese (1) wooden horse; rocking horse; (2) (See 跳馬) vaulting horse; horse used in gymnastics; (3) the horse (ancient torture device that one was forced to straddle with rocks hanging from the feet); wood sledge; (given name) Mokuba; (surname) Kima
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

木魚


木鱼

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Mandarin mù yú / mu4 yu2
Taiwan mu yü
Japanese mokugyo / もくぎょ
Chinese mokugyo; wooden fish (percussion instrument)
Japanese (Buddhist term) fish gong; fish wood block; temple block; round, hollow, wood block (vaguely fish-shaped, usu. with scales), struck while chanting sutras
The wooden fish; there are two kinds, one round for use to keep time in chanting, the other long for calling to meals. The origin of the use of a fish is unkজxample to monks to be watchful: there is no evidence of connection with the Christian ίχθύς.ί 木馬 Wooden horse, a symbol of emancipation.

朽木

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Mandarin xiǔ mù / xiu3 mu4
Taiwan hsiu mu
Japanese kutsugi / くつぎ    kutsuki / くつき    kuchigi / くちぎ    kuchiki / くちき    kutagi / くたぎ    kugi / くぎ    kuki / くき    gyouboku / gyoboku / ぎょうぼく    kyuuboku / kyuboku / きゅうぼく    kyuugi / kyugi / きゅうぎ    kyuuki / kyuki / きゅうき
Chinese rotten wood
Japanese (1) decayed tree; rotted tree; decayed wood; rotten wood; (2) obscure, meaningless life (metaphor); (place-name, surname) Kutsugi; (place-name, surname) Kutsuki; (surname) Kuchigi; (surname) Kuchiki; (surname) Kutagi; (surname) Kugi; (surname) Kuki; (surname) Gyouboku; (surname, given name) Kyuuboku; (surname) Kyuugi; (surname) Kyuuki

桐油

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Mandarin tóng yóu / tong2 you2
Taiwan t`ung yu / tung yu
Japanese touyu / toyu / とうゆ
Chinese tung oil, from the Japanese wood-oil tree Aleurites cordata, used in making lacquer
Japanese tung oil; (Chinese) wood oil

香木

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Mandarin xiāng mù / xiang1 mu4
Taiwan hsiang mu
Japanese kouboku / koboku / こうぼく
Chinese incense wood
Japanese fragrant wood; aromatic tree; (surname) Kounoki; (surname) Kouki

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Mandarin/ ji1
Taiwan chi
Chinese curved wood graver

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Mandarin mǎo / mao3
Taiwan mao
Japanese u;bou / u;bo / う;ぼう
Chinese mortise (slot cut into wood to receive a tenon); 4th earthly branch: 5-7 a.m., 2nd solar month (6th March-4th April), year of the Rabbit; ancient Chinese compass point: 90° (east); variant of 鉚|铆[mao3]; to exert one's strength
Japanese fourth sign of Chinese zodiac (The Hare, 5am-7am, east, February); (personal name) Bou; (male given name) Shigeru; (personal name) Shige; (personal name) U; (given name) Akira


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Mandarin cóng / cong2
Taiwan ts`ung / tsung
Japanese sou / so / そう
Chinese cluster; collection; collection of books; thicket
Japanese (n-suf,n) plexus; rete; (surname) Sou; (surname) Kusamura
A copse, grove, wood; crowded.

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Mandarin xùn / xun4
Taiwan hsün
Japanese son / そん
Chinese to obey; one of the Eight Trigrams 八卦[ba1 gua4], symbolizing wood and wind; ☴; ancient Chinese compass point: 135° (southeast)
Japanese xun (one of the trigrams of the I Ching: wind, southeast); (given name) Yuzuru; (surname, female given name) Tatsumi; (surname) Takumi; (surname) Sen; (surname) Suburu

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Mandarin/ lu4
Taiwan lu
Chinese to carve wood

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Mandarin zhuó / zhuo2
Taiwan cho
Japanese shaku
Chinese to chop; to hack; to carve wood
To chop; translit. ca, cha.


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Mandarin zhuó / zhuo2
Taiwan cho
Chinese to chop; to carve wood
Japanese See:

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Mandarin zhá / zha2
Taiwan cha
Japanese sane / さね    satsu / さつ
Chinese thin piece of wood used a writing tablet (in ancient China); a kind of official document (in former times); letter; note
Japanese armor platelet; (n,n-suf) note; paper money; (place-name) Fuda; (surname) Nusa; (surname) Satsu
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

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Mandarin cái / cai2
Taiwan ts`ai / tsai
Japanese zai / ざい
Chinese material; timber; ability; aptitude; a capable individual; coffin (old)
Japanese (n,suf) (1) (See 材木) wood; lumber; timber; (2) (See 有為の材) man of talent; (3) (See 材料) (raw) material; ingredients; (personal name) Motoki

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Mandarin yùn / yun4
Taiwan yün
Chinese wood streaks

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Mandarin duò / duo4
Taiwan to
Chinese wood scraps

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Mandarin guàng // guāng / guang4 // guang1
Taiwan kuang
Chinese woven wood and bamboo utensil; classifier for threads and strings; see 桄榔[guang1 lang2]

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Mandarin zhàn / zhan4
Taiwan chan
Japanese san / さん    etsuri / えつり
Chinese Japanese variant of 棧|栈[zhan4]
Japanese (1) frame (i.e. of a sliding door); (2) crosspiece; bar; (3) (See 猿・4) sliding wooden bolt (for holding a door or window shut); (4) rung (of a ladder); (1) (abbreviation) sheathing (under thatched roofing); (2) lath (used as a foundation for a mud plaster wall); (3) (See 桟竹) decorative rafters (of alternating wood and bamboo); (surname) Kakehashi

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Mandarin zhàn / zhan4
Taiwan chan
Japanese kakebashi / かけばし    kakehashi / かけはし
Chinese a wooden or bamboo pen for sheep or cattle; wood or bamboo trestlework; a warehouse
Japanese (surname) Kakebashi; (surname) Kakehashi

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Mandarin fēn / fen1
Taiwan fen
Chinese aromatic wood; perfume; fragrance

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Mandarin gǎo / gao3
Taiwan kao
Japanese takakou / takako / たかこう    keyaki / けやき
Chinese dried up (wood); dead tree
Japanese (surname) Takakou; (place-name) Keyaki

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Mandarin chá / cha2
Taiwan ch`a / cha
Chinese a raft made of bamboo or wood; to fell trees; to hew

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Mandarin/ xi2
Taiwan hsi
Chinese a hard wood

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Mandarin sēn / sen1
Taiwan sen
Chinese lush growth (trees); fishing using bundled wood (archaic)


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Mandarin shù / shu4
Taiwan shu
Japanese mitsuru / みつる    namiki / なみき    tatsuru / たつる    tatsuki / たつき    tatsu / たつ    tachiki / たちき    takashi / たかし    juri / じゅり    ju / じゅ    shigeru / しげる    satsuki / さつき    ueki / うえき    ue / うえ    itsuki / いつき
Chinese tree; CL:棵[ke1]; to cultivate; to set up
Japanese (1) tree; shrub; bush; (2) wood; timber; (personal name) Mitsuru; (female given name) Miki; (female given name) Namiki; (given name) Tatsuru; (female given name) Tatsuki; (surname) Tatsu; (female given name) Tachiki; (given name) Takashi; (personal name) Juri; (surname) Ju; (given name) Shigeru; (female given name) Satsuki; (surname) Ki; (surname) Ueki; (surname) Ue; (surname, female given name) Itsuki
vṛkṣa, a tree; to stand, erect, establish.

樿

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Mandarin zhǎn / zhan3
Taiwan chan
Chinese (wood)

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Mandarin tán / tan2
Taiwan t`an / tan
Japanese mayumi / まゆみ    dan / だん    tan / たん    ibana / いばな    ihana / いはな    inobana / いのばな    inohana / いのはな    inawa / いなわ
Chinese sandalwood; hardwood; purple-red; surname Tan
Japanese (surname, female given name) Mayumi; (surname) Dan; (surname) Tan; (personal name) Ibana; (personal name) Ihana; (personal name) Inobana; (personal name) Inohana; (personal name) Inawa
A hard wood, translit. da, dan. dāna, a giver; donation, charity, almsgiving, bestowing; sandalwood

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Mandarin yǐn / yin3
Taiwan yin
Chinese tool used for shaping wood (old)

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Mandarin yǐn / yin3
Taiwan yin
Chinese tool used for shaping wood (old); old variant of 檃[yin3]

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Mandarin tàn / tan4
Taiwan t`an / tan
Japanese sumi / すみ
Chinese wood charcoal; coal
Japanese (1) charcoal; (2) (obscure) charred remains; (surname) Tan; (surname) Sumisaki; (personal name) Sumigama; (personal name) Sumikama; (surname) Sumi; (personal name) Izaki; (personal name) Isaku
Charcoal, coal.

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Mandarin suì / sui4
Taiwan sui
Japanese hiuchi / ひうち
Chinese fire; speculum; to obtain fire by drilling wood, striking flint, sun's rays etc
Japanese hand drilling (to start a fire); hand drill; (place-name, surname) Hiuchi
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

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Mandarin pán // qiáng / pan2 // qiang2
Taiwan p`an // ch`iang / pan // chiang
Chinese classifier for strips of land or bamboo, shops, factories etc; slit bamboo or chopped wood (dialect); "piece of wood" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 90), mirror image of 片[pian4]

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Mandarin zèng / zeng4
Taiwan tseng
Japanese koshiki;sou / koshiki;so / こしき;そう
Chinese cauldron; rice pot
Japanese (1) (See 蒸篭・1) steaming basket (traditionally clay or wood); (2) (こしき only) steaming vat (for steaming rice in sake production); (surname) Koshiki


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Mandarin jiān / jian1
Taiwan chien
Japanese sen / せん
Chinese letter; note-paper
Japanese (1) slip (of paper); (2) tag (usu. bamboo, wood, ivory, etc.); label
A tablet, slip.


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Mandarin jié / jie2
Taiwan chieh
Japanese yo / よ    bushi / ぶし    fushi / ふし    setsu / せつ
Chinese festival; holiday; node; joint; section; segment; part; to economize; to save; to abridge; moral integrity; classifier for segments, e.g. lessons, train wagons, biblical verses; CL:個|个[ge4]; see 節骨眼|节骨眼[jie1 gu5 yan3]
Japanese (archaism) space between two nodes (on bamboo, etc.); (suffix noun) characteristic way of speaking; (1) joint; knuckle; (2) tune; melody; (3) knot (in wood); node in a bamboo stem; (4) (See 思い当たるふしがある) part; notable characteristic; (1) occasion; time; (2) section (of a literary work); paragraph; verse; stanza; passage; (3) principle; integrity; (4) node (of a plant stem); (5) {ling} clause; (6) (taxonomical) section; (female given name) Misao (Misawo); (female given name) Misao; (given name) Makoto; (surname) Fushi; (female given name) Tomo; (personal name) Toki; (personal name) Tadashi; (male given name) Takashi; (personal name) Setsuyuki; (personal name) Setsuji; (female given name) Setsu; (given name) Sadame; (personal name) Sada
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

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Mandarin qiān / qian1
Taiwan ch`ien / chien
Japanese higo / ひご
Chinese inscribed bamboo stick (used in divination, gambling, drawing lots etc); small wood sliver; label; tag
Japanese (kana only) thin strip of bamboo
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

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Mandarin wén / wen2
Taiwan wen
Japanese mon / もん
Chinese line; trace; mark; pattern; grain (of wood etc)
Japanese (family) crest; coat of arms; (female given name) Mon; (female given name) Ayaka; (female given name) Aya; (female given name) Aki

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Mandarin/ ji1
Taiwan chi
Japanese hadae / はだえ    hada / はだ
Chinese flesh; muscle
Japanese (1) skin; (2) body (in the context of intimate bodily contact); (n,n-suf) (3) surface; grain (e.g. of wood); texture; (4) disposition; temperament; character; type


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Mandarin/ fu1
Taiwan fu
Japanese fu / はだえ
Chinese skin
Japanese (1) skin; (2) body (in the context of intimate bodily contact); (n,n-suf) (3) surface; grain (e.g. of wood); texture; (4) disposition; temperament; character; type
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

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Mandarin/ li2
Taiwan li
Japanese rei
Chinese wood-boring insect; calabash
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

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Mandarin bào / bao4
Taiwan pao
Japanese kanna / かんな
Chinese variant of 刨[bao4]
Japanese plane (for working with wood); (surname) Kanna

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Mandarin sōu / sou1
Taiwan sou
Chinese to engrave (metal of wood)

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Mandarin juān / juan1
Taiwan chüan
Chinese variant of 鐫|镌, to engrave (on wood or stone); to inscribe


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Mandarin dí // dī / di2 // di1
Taiwan ti
Japanese kabura / かぶら
Chinese arrow or arrowhead (old); dysprosium (chemistry)
Japanese (1) (abbreviation) (See 蕪) turnip-shaped whistle made of hollowed-out wood or deer horn (attached to an arrow to sound when fired); (2) (See 鏑矢) arrow with such a whistle attached; (surname) Kabura

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Mandarin juān / juan1
Taiwan chüan
Chinese to engrave (on wood or stone); to inscribe


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Mandarin jiū / jiu1
Taiwan chiu
Japanese kuji / くじ
Chinese lots (to be drawn); lot (in a game of chance)
Japanese (kana only) lottery; lot
A lot, tally, ballot, ticket, made of wood, bamboo, or paper; To cast lots for good or ill fortune.

丁丁

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Mandarin zhēng zhēng // dīng dīng / zheng1 zheng1 // ding1 ding1
Taiwan cheng cheng // ting ting
Japanese toutou / toto / とうとう    chouchou / chocho / ちょうちょう
Chinese sound of chopping wood, chess pieces hitting the board etc; Tintin, cartoon character
Japanese (adv,n) clashing of swords; felling of trees; ringing of an ax

七曜

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Mandarin qī yào / qi1 yao4
Taiwan ch`i yao / chi yao
Japanese shichiyou / shichiyo / しちよう
Chinese the seven planets of premodern astronomy (the Sun, the Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn)
Japanese (1) {astron} the seven luminaries (sun, moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn); (2) the seven days of the week
The seven brilliant ones — the sun and moon, together with the five planets which are connected with fire, water, wood, metal, and earth. Their essence shines in the sky, but their spirits are over men as judges of their good and evil, and as rulers over good and evil fortune. The following list shows their names in Chinese and Sanskrit: Sun 日, 太陽; aditya 阿彌底耶
Moon月, 太陰; soma 蘇摩
Mars火星, 勢惑勞; aṅgāraka 盎哦囉迦
Mercury水星, 辰星; budha 部陀
Jupiter木星, 歳星; bṛhaspati 勿哩訶娑跛底
Venus金星, 太白; śukra 戌羯羅
Saturn土星, 鎭星; śanaiścara 賖乃以室折羅; seven celestial bodies

上木

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Japanese jouboku;uwaki / joboku;uwaki / じょうぼく;うわき Japanese (noun/participle) (1) (じょうぼく only) (See 上梓) publication; wood-block printing; (2) (usu. うわき) (See 下木) canopy (trees); (surname) Jouki; (surname) Kamiki; (place-name) Uwagi; (surname) Ueki

上框

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Japanese agarigamachi / あがりがまち    agarikamachi / あがりかまち Japanese (irregular okurigana usage) piece of wood at front edge of entranceway floor; agarikamachi

上梓

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Japanese joushi / joshi / じょうし Japanese (noun/participle) publication; wood-block printing

丫杈

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Mandarin yā chà / ya1 cha4
Taiwan ya ch`a / ya cha
Chinese fork (of a tree); tool made of forked wood

乳木

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Mandarin rǔ mù / ru3 mu4
Taiwan ju mu
Japanese nyūmoku
Resinous wood (for homa, or fire sacrifice); milk-wood

乾木


干木

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Mandarin gān mù / gan1 mu4
Taiwan kan mu
Japanese kenmoku
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

五常

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Mandarin wǔ cháng / wu3 chang2
Taiwan wu ch`ang / wu chang
Japanese gojou / gojo / ごじょう
Chinese five constant virtues of Confucianism, namely: benevolence 仁, righteousness 義|义, propriety 禮|礼, wisdom 智 and fidelity 信; five cardinal relationships of Confucianism (between ruler and subject, father and son, husband and wife, brothers, friends); five phases of Chinese philosophy: water 水, fire 火, wood 木, metal 金, earth 土; Wuchang county level city in Harbin 哈爾濱|哈尔滨, Heilongjiang
Japanese the five cardinal Confucian virtues (justice, politeness, wisdom, fidelity and benevolence); (place-name) Gojou
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

伐木

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Mandarin fá mù / fa2 mu4
Taiwan fa mu
Japanese batsuboku / ばつぼく
Chinese to cut wood; tree-felling; lumbering
Japanese felling; logging

伽羅


伽罗

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Mandarin jiā luō / jia1 luo1
Taiwan chia lo
Japanese kyara / きゃら
Japanese (1) aloes wood; Taxus cuspidata var. nana; (2) aloes-wood perfume; (surname) Kiyara; (female given name) Kyara; (female given name) Kara; (place-name) Gaya (4th-6th century confederacy of chiefdoms in the Nakdong River valley of southern Korea)
Abbrev. for 多伽羅tāgara putchuk, incense.

八音

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Mandarin bā yīn / ba1 yin1
Taiwan pa yin
Japanese hatton
Chinese music; (used in advertising instrumental tuition); (archaic) musical instruments made of eight different materials (metal 金, stone 石, clay 土, leather 革, silk 絲|丝, wood 木, gourd 匏, bamboo 竹)
The eight tones of a Buddha's voice―beautiful, flexible, harmonious, respect-producing, not effeminate (i.e. manly), unerring, deep and resonant; eight vocal attributes

切る

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Japanese kiru / きる Japanese (suf,v5r,vt) (1) to cut; to cut through; to perform (surgery); (2) (See 縁を切る) to sever (connections, ties); (3) to turn off (e.g. the light); (4) (See 電話を切る) to terminate (e.g. a conversation); to hang up (the phone); to disconnect; (5) to punch (a ticket); to tear off (a stub); (6) to open (something sealed); (7) to start; (8) to set (a limit); to do (something) in less or within a certain time; to issue (stamps, vouchers, etc.); (9) (See 値切る) to reduce; to decrease; to discount; (10) to shake off (water, etc.); to let drip-dry; to let drain; (11) to cross; to traverse; (12) to criticize sharply; (13) to act decisively; to do (something noticeable); to go first; to make (certain facial expressions, in kabuki); (14) to turn (a vehicle); (15) to curl (a ball); to bend; to cut; (16) to shuffle (cards); (17) to dismiss; to sack; to let go; to expulse; to excommunicate; (18) to dig (a groove); to cut (a stencil, on a mimeograph); (19) (See 切り札・1) to trump; (20) (in Go) to isolate (an opponent's stone); (21) (also written as 鑽る) to start a fire (with wood-wood friction or by striking a metal against stone); (22) to draw (a shape) in the air (with a sword, etc.); (suf,v5r) (23) (after the -masu stem of a verb) (See 疲れきる) to finish; to complete

刨花

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Mandarin bào huā / bao4 hua1
Taiwan pao hua
Chinese wood shavings

刻本

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Mandarin kè běn / ke4 ben3
Taiwan k`o pen / ko pen
Japanese kokuhon / こくほん
Chinese block printed edition
Japanese wood-block book
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

削る

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Japanese hatsuru / はつる    kezuru / けずる Japanese (transitive verb) (1) (kana only) to shave off (esp. concrete); (2) (kana only) to take a percentage; to take a cut; (transitive verb) (1) to shave (wood or leather); to sharpen; to plane; to whittle; to pare; to scrape off; (2) to shave off (e.g. a budget, expenses, a salary, etc.); to curtail; to cut down; (3) to cross out; to reduce; to curtail; to remove; to erase; to delete

割箸

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Japanese waribashi / わりばし Japanese splittable (wood) chopsticks

劈柴

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Mandarin pǐ chái // pī chái / pi3 chai2 // pi1 chai2
Taiwan p`i ch`ai // p`i / pi chai // pi
Chinese chopped wood; firewood; to chop firewood; to split logs

十手

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Japanese jutte / じゅって    jitte / じって Japanese (archaism) short truncheon with a hook made of metal or wood (used by policeman and private thief-takers in Edo Japan)

単板

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Japanese tanban / たんばん Japanese (n,adj-f) (1) veneer (e.g. wood products); (2) single panel (e.g. electronics, optics, automotive); single plate

台木

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Japanese daiki / だいき Japanese (1) stock (in grafting); (2) wood used as a platform (or base, etc.); block (i.e. chopping block); (gun) stock; unworked block of wood; (surname) Daiki

合印

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Japanese aijirushi / あいじるし    aiin / ain / あいいん Japanese (1) identifying mark (esp. a mark of comradeship); (2) mark placed where two pieces of cloth are to be sewn together (or two pieces of wood joined, etc.); (3) verification seal; tally; verification seal; tally

合標

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Japanese aijirushi / あいじるし Japanese (1) identifying mark (esp. a mark of comradeship); (2) mark placed where two pieces of cloth are to be sewn together (or two pieces of wood joined, etc.); (3) verification seal; tally

名木

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Japanese meiki / meki / めいき    nagi / なぎ Japanese (1) old tree of historical interest; (2) excellent wood; precious woods; choice wood; (surname) Meiki; (place-name, surname) Nagi

唐木

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Japanese karaki / からき Japanese exotic non-Japanese wood (rosewood, ebony, blackwood, etc.); imported wood; (surname) Toonoki; (surname) Tounoki; (surname) Touki; (surname) Karagi; (surname) Karaki; (surname) Katsuragi

土木

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Mandarin tǔ mù / tu3 mu4
Taiwan t`u mu / tu mu
Japanese doboku / どぼく
Chinese building; construction; civil engineering
Japanese engineering works; civil engineering; public works; (surname) Doronoki; (surname) Doboku
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

堅材

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Japanese kenzai / けんざい Japanese hard wood

婆那

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Mandarin pó nà / po2 na4
Taiwan p`o na / po na
Japanese bana
vana, a wood, grove; also 飯那; 嚩泥.

実手

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Japanese jutte / じゅって    jitte / じって Japanese (irregular kanji usage) (archaism) short truncheon with a hook made of metal or wood (used by policeman and private thief-takers in Edo Japan)

實手

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Japanese jutte / じゅって    jitte / じって Japanese (irregular kanji usage) (archaism) short truncheon with a hook made of metal or wood (used by policeman and private thief-takers in Edo Japan)

小板

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Japanese koita / こいた Japanese small plank; piece of wood; (surname) Kosaka; (place-name, surname) Koita

山蟻

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Japanese yamaari;yamaari / yamari;yamari / やまあり;ヤマアリ Japanese (kana only) wood ant (any ant of genus Formica)

廃材

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Japanese haizai / はいざい Japanese scrap wood; scrap material

当板

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Japanese ateita / ateta / あていた Japanese laths of wood (trucking)

形代

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Japanese katashiro / かたしろ Japanese (1) paper, cloth, wood, etc. representation of a sacred object; (2) {Shinto} paper doll used in purification rites

徹る

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Japanese tooru / とおる Japanese (v5r,vi) (1) to go by; to go past; to go along; to travel along; to pass through; to use (a road); to take (a route); to go via; to go by way of; (2) to run (between); to operate (between); to connect; (3) to go indoors; to go into a room; to be admitted; to be shown in; to be ushered in; to come in; (4) to penetrate; to pierce; to skewer; to go through; to come through; (5) to permeate; to soak into; to spread throughout; (6) to carry (e.g. of a voice); to reach far; (7) to be passed on (e.g. of a customer's order to the kitchen); to be relayed; to be conveyed; (8) to pass (a test, a bill in the House, etc.); to be approved; to be accepted; (9) to go by (a name); to be known as; to be accepted as; to have a reputation for; (10) to be coherent; to be logical; to be reasonable; to be comprehensible; to be understandable; to make sense; (11) to get across (e.g. of one's point); to be understood; (12) to be straight (e.g. wood grain); (13) (archaism) to be well-informed; to be wise; (suf,v5r) (14) to do ... completely; to do ... thoroughly

折箱

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Japanese oribako / おりばこ Japanese box made of thin wood or cardboard

拍板

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Mandarin pāi bǎn / pai1 ban3
Taiwan p`ai pan / pai pan
Japanese hakuhan / はくはん
Chinese clapper-board; auctioneer's hammer; to beat time with clappers
Japanese paiban (clapper made from several flat pieces of wood)

攢火


攒火

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Mandarin cuán huǒ / cuan2 huo3
Taiwan ts`uan huo / tsuan huo
Japanese senka
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

新木

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Japanese niiki / niki / にき    shinboku / にいき    shingi / しんぼく    shinki / しんぎ    aragi / しんき    atarashiki / あらぎ    ataraki / あらき Japanese logs in bark; rough wood; unseasoned timber; new lumber; (place-name) Niki; (surname) Niiki; (surname) Shinboku; (place-name, surname) Shingi; (surname) Shinki; (surname) Aragi; (place-name, surname) Araki; (personal name) Atarashiki; (surname) Ataraki

新榧

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Japanese shinkaya / しんかや Japanese shin kaya; imitation kaya; any kind of cheaper wood that resembles kaya, used for go and shogi boards

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