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Fragrant Herb / Housou

Japan housou
Fragrant Herb / Housou

In Japanese, this means fragrant herb, and is often used as a given name romanized as Housou or Hoso.

Note: Sometimes romanized as Yoshikusa.


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Pronunciation
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芳草

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Japanese housou / hoso / ほうそう Japanese fragrant herb; (given name) Housou
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包装

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Japanese housou / hoso / ほうそう Japanese (noun/participle) packing; wrapping

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奉送

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Mandarin fèng sòng / feng4 song4
Taiwan feng sung
Japanese housou / hoso / ほうそう
Chinese (honorific) to give
Japanese (noun/participle) seeing an emperor off

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放送

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Mandarin fàng sòng / fang4 song4
Taiwan fang sung
Japanese housou / hoso / ほうそう
Chinese to broadcast; to announce over loudspeakers
Japanese (n,vs,adj-no) broadcast; broadcasting

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法曹

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Japanese housou / hoso / ほうそう Japanese legal profession; lawyer; (place-name) Houso

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疱瘡

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Japanese housou;imogasa(ok);imokasa(ok) / hoso;imogasa(ok);imokasa(ok) / ほうそう;いもがさ(ok);いもかさ(ok) Japanese (1) (colloquialism) (See 痘瘡) smallpox; variola; (2) pockmark; pock

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蓬窓

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Japanese housou / hoso / ほうそう Japanese (1) window with a view of a Japanese mugwort thicket; (2) poor house; humble house; primitive house

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蜂巣

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Japanese hachisu;housou / hachisu;hoso / はちす;ほうそう Japanese hive; beehive; skep; (surname) Hachinosu; (place-name, surname) Hachisu

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放送大学

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Japanese housoudaigaku / hosodaigaku / ほうそうだいがく Japanese continuing education courses offered via radio or television; open university; (place-name) Housou University; (o) Open University of Japan (formerly University of the Air)

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Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)
Fragrant Herb
Housou
芳草housou / hoso



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