Reading

Kana:
Romaji: se
Kana
Romaji

Definition

adv
1

so; really; seeming

(Kansai-ben)
See also: そう

Example Sentences

(まか)せて!
➥Trust me!
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()(はな)せ!
➥Get your hands off!
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(しあわ)せに!
➥I hope you'll be happy forever.
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(まか)せろよ。
➥Leave it to me.
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()()せ。
➥Put out the fire.
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(まか)せるよ。
➥I trust you.
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Readings

Kana: ぜ、ぞ
Romaji: ze, zo
Kana
Romaji

Definition

prt
1

(sentence end) adds force; indicates command

Note: male term or language

Example Sentences

本当(ほんとう)?なぜ?
➥Do you? Why?
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しかしなぜ。
➥But why?
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(かぜ)(やわ)らいだ。
➥The wind has abated.
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(かぜ)()いだ。
➥The wind has fallen.
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(かぜ)(みなみ)()く。
➥The wind blows south.
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(かぜ)(しず)まった。
➥The wind has died down.
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Kana:
Romaji: se
Kana
Romaji

Definition

1

narrowness; being cramped; being almost full

Note: usu. as 〜も狭に
See also: 狭に

Kanji

Readings: キョウ、 コウ、 せま.い、 せば.める、 せば.まる、 さ
Meanings: cramped, narrow, contract, tight

Example Sentences

(せま)(もん)より(はい)れ。
➥Enter by the narrow gate.
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両者(りょうしゃ)(みぞ)(せば)まった。
➥The gap between them has narrowed.
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(わたし)(いえ)(にわ)がせまい。
➥My house has a small yard.
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世間(せけん)(せま)いですね。
➥It is a small world!
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この部屋(へや)狭苦(せまくる)しい。
➥This room is cramped.
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なんて(せま)階段(かいだん)なんだ。
➥What narrow stairs!
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Kana:
Romaji: se
Kana
Romaji

Definitions

1

shallows; shoal

See also:
2

rapids; current; torrent

3

position; place

See also: 立つ瀬
4

chance; opportunity

Kanji

Readings: ライ、 せ
Meanings: rapids, current, torrent, shallows, shoal
Readings: タン、 はや.い、 はやせ
Meaning: rapids

Example Sentences

(かれ)()瀬戸際(せとぎわ)にいた。
➥He was at the gate of death.
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その(みせ)瀬戸物(せともの)使(つか)っている。
➥The store carries earthenware.
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のるかそるかの瀬戸際(せとぎわ)まできた。
➥The situation has come to the point where we either sink or swim.
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それでは(わたし)()()がない。
➥That would leave me in a fix.
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()()ててこそ()かぶ()もあれ。
➥Risk all and gain all.
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()うた()(おし)えられて浅瀬(あさせ)(わた)る。
➥A child on your back may guide you across a ford.
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Reading

Kana:
Romaji: se
Kana
Romaji

Definition

1

se (Japanese unit of area equal to 30 tsubo, ~99.174 m.sq.)

Note: obsolete term
See also: (reading ほ)

Kanji

Readings: ボウ、 ホ、 モ、 ム、 せ、 うね
Meanings: furrow, thirty tsubo, ridge, rib

Example Sentences

濃霧(のうむ)(くわ)えてうねりも(たか)かった。
➥In addition to a thick fog, there was a heavy swell.
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(かわ)はうねるように平野(へいや)(なが)れている。
➥The river meanders across the plain.
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Kana:
Romaji: ze
Kana
Romaji

Definition

1

righteousness; justice; right

Kanji

Readings: ゼ、 シ、 これ、 この、 ここ
Meanings: just so, this, right, justice

Example Sentences

是非(ぜひ)どうぞ。
➥By all means.
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それが是非(ぜひ)()しい。
➥I do want it.
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ぜひお(ねが)いします。
➥By all means.
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是非(ぜひ)(かれ)()いたい。
➥I want to see him at all costs.
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ぜひ()てください。
➥Do come by all means.
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ぜひやってみなさい。
➥Try by all means.
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Readings

Kana: お、う、せ
Romaji: o, u, se
Kana
Romaji

Definition

int
1

yes; all right; OK; okay

Note: archaism

Kanji

Reading: ダク
Meanings: consent, assent, agreement

Example Sentences

無言(むごん)承諾(しょうだく)
➥Who is silent is held to consent.
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承諾(しょうだく)するのが一番(いちばん)だ。
➥You had best agree.
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(かれ)はすでに承諾(しょうだく)していた。
➥He has already said yes.
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沈黙(ちんもく)承諾(しょうだく)(しるし)
➥Silence gives consent.
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(わたし)()くことを承諾(しょうだく)した。
➥I consented to go.
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(わたし)彼女(かのじょ)招待(しょうたい)受諾(じゅだく)した。
➥I accepted her invitation.
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Reading

Kana:
Romaji: se
Kana
Romaji

Definitions

1

back; spine

2

reverse; rear side

3

height

4

ridge (of a mountain)

Kanji

Readings: ハイ、 せ、 せい、 そむ.く、 そむ.ける
Meanings: stature, height, back, behind, disobey, defy, go back on, rebel
Readings: セキ、 せ、 せい
Meanings: stature, height

Example Sentences

(いな)()だね。
➥He's looking good.
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(わたし)()(たか)い。
➥I am tall.
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背中(せなか)()られた。
➥I was kicked in the back.
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(ぼく)猫背(ねこぜ)だ。
➥I am round shouldered.
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(かれ)()()げた。
➥He bent his back.
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(ちち)()(たか)いです。
➥My father is tall.
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