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English Reference for za (ざ)


  1. noun noun (suffix) seat, place, position
  2. status
  3. gathering, group
  4. stand, pedestal, platform
  5. (historical) trade guild
  6. suffix attaches to the names of theatres, theatrical troupes, and constellations
  7. suffix counter counter for theatres, deities, Buddhist images, tall mountains, and satokagura songs
Example sentences
He was the champion for three years
In 1603, when King James I came into power, football was allowed again
Finally she attained a position of power
I want to be at the top of the company
This is a direct broadcast from the Showa theater
Having reached the rank of prime minister, and with the enthusiastic support of the masses, it seems he is able to wield presidential powers
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