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English Reference for atama (あたま)

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  1. noun head
  2. hair (on one's head)
  3. mind, brains, intellect
  4. leader, chief, boss, captain
  5. top, tip
  6. beginning, start
  7. head, person
  8. top structural component of a kanji
Example sentences
Nobody is cleverer than he
It may not appeal to some, but I prefer to remain a salaried man; I don't have to worry so much about making both ends meet
He did not know what to do, and held his head in his hands
His work occupies his mind to the exclusion of all else
He is thick-headed
He is a nice person, to be sure, but not very clever
Hold up your head, and look at me
My head's still pounding but I don't have a temperature any more
I feel heavy in the head
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