Japanese Dictionary Japanese Translation

JLearn.net Online Japanese Dictionary and Study portal

Login / Register
   HomeDictionaryKanji DictionaryKanji by RadicalJLPT StudyStudy ListsReferencesAccountAbout/Donate

English Reference for bu (ぶ)


  1. noun noun (suffix) department (in an organization), division, bureau
  2. club
  3. part, component, element
  4. category
  5. counter counter for copies of a newspaper or magazine
Example sentences
The novel has sold almost 20000 copies
My sister belonged to the basketball club last year
The reason why he left the tennis club is obscure
He is a member of the tennis club in our school
She is a member of the basketball club
Bob is in the drama club
I belong to the swimming club
Would you run off twenty copies of his report
See Also