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首都 しゅと
shuto
noun no-adjective capital city, metropolis
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首相 しゅしょう
shushou
noun Prime Minister, Chancellor (Germany, Austria, etc.), Premier
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首脳 しゅのう
shunou
  1. noun no-adjective head, leader, leading spirit
  2. archaism important part
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首飾り くびかざり
kubikazari
noun necklace, choker
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くび
kubi
  1. noun neck
  2. head
  3. usually kana dismissal, discharge, firing (from a job)
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首肯く うなずく
unazuku
Godan-ku verb intransitive verb usually kana to nod, to bow one's head in assent, to agree
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首唱 しゅしょう
shushou
noun auxillary suru verb advocacy, promotion
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首席 しゅせき
shuseki
  1. noun no-adjective head, chief
  2. noun chairman, governor, president
  3. top student, head of the class
  4. top seat, first desk (in orchestra)
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首位 しゅい
shui
noun no-adjective first place, head position, leading position
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首都圏 しゅとけん
shutoken
noun the capital city (often Tokyo) area (typically within 50 km of city's centre) (center)
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首長 しゅちょう
shuchou
noun head (of organization, organisation), chief
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首班 しゅはん
shuhan
noun head, leader, Prime Minister
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首謀 しゅぼう
shubou
  1. noun plotting, planning (crime, intrigue)
  2. ringleader, mastermind, leader (of a plot)
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首領 しゅりょう
shuryou
noun head, chief, boss, leader
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首脳部 しゅのうぶ
shunoubu
noun executives, top management, governing body
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首輪 くびわ
kubiwa
  1. noun (animal) collar
  2. necklace, choker
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首尾 しゅび
shubi
noun auxillary suru verb issue, course of events, beginning and end
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首途 かどで
kadode
  1. noun auxillary suru verb leaving one's own house (e.g. when going to war), departure, setting out
  2. starting a new life, starting life anew
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首筋 くびすじ
kubisuji
noun nape of the neck, back of the neck, scruff of the neck
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首切り くびきり
kubikiri
  1. noun sensitive decapitation, beheading
  2. firings, dismissals, layoffs, downsizing
  3. small samurai sword used for decapitation
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首斬り くびきり
kubikiri
  1. noun sensitive decapitation, beheading
  2. firings, dismissals, layoffs, downsizing
  3. small samurai sword used for decapitation
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首すじ くびすじ
kubisuji
noun nape of the neck, back of the neck, scruff of the neck
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首級 しゅきゅう
shukyuu
noun decapitated head of an enemy
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首級 しるし
shirushi
noun decapitated head of an enemy
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首肯く うなづく
unazuku
Godan-ku verb intransitive verb usually kana to nod, to bow one's head in assent, to agree
おうと
outo
noun archaism Obito (hereditary title, often given to powerful regional families)
おひと
ohito
noun archaism Obito (hereditary title, often given to powerful regional families)
おびと
obito
noun archaism Obito (hereditary title, often given to powerful regional families)
首石 おやいし
oyaishi
no-adjective important stone in a construction
かしら
kashira
noun head (of a doll)
首が絞まる くびがしまる
kubigashimaru
Expression Godan-ru verb to have one's neck wrung
首が座る くびがすわる
kubigasuwaru
Expression Godan-ru verb to be able to hold one's head up (of a baby)
首がすわる くびがすわる
kubigasuwaru
Expression Godan-ru verb to be able to hold one's head up (of a baby)
首が据わる くびがすわる
kubigasuwaru
Expression Godan-ru verb to be able to hold one's head up (of a baby)
首枷 くびかせ
kubikase
noun pillory, burden
首が飛ぶ くびがとぶ
kubigatobu
Expression Godan-bu verb to be sacked, to be dismissed
首紙 くびかみ
kubikami
noun neckband, round upright collar (on some traditional Japanese clothing)
首上 くびかみ
kubikami
noun neckband, round upright collar (on some traditional Japanese clothing)
首狩り くびかり
kubikari
noun headhunting
首狩り くびがり
kubigari
noun headhunting
首切り台 くびきりだい
kubikiridai
noun executioner's block
首切る くびきる
kubikiru
  1. Godan-ru verb to behead, to decapitate
  2. to fire, to dismiss
首斬る くびきる
kubikiru
  1. Godan-ru verb to behead, to decapitate
  2. to fire, to dismiss
首縊り くびくくり
kubikukuri
noun hanging oneself
首くくり くびくくり
kubikukuri
noun hanging oneself
首実検 くびじっけん
kubijikken
  1. noun auxillary suru verb identifying a severed head
  2. checking a person's identity
首実験 くびじっけん
kubijikken
  1. noun auxillary suru verb identifying a severed head
  2. checking a person's identity
首筋を違える くびすじをちがえる
kubisujiwochigaeru
Expression Ichidan verb to wrench one's neck
首塚 くびづか
kubizuka
noun burial mound for severed heads
首付き くびつき
kubitsuki
noun archaism appearance of one's neck
首ったけ くびったけ
kubittake
na-adjective noun deeply in love with, madly in love with, heads over heels in love with, to be crazy about
首っ丈 くびったけ
kubittake
na-adjective noun deeply in love with, madly in love with, heads over heels in love with, to be crazy about
首っ玉 くびったま
kubittama
noun the neck
首っ引き くびっぴき
kubippiki
noun making constant reference to
首吊り くびつり
kubitsuri
noun auxillary suru verb hanging (by the neck)
首つり くびつり
kubitsuri
noun auxillary suru verb hanging (by the neck)
首吊り自殺 くびづりじさつ
kubizurijisatsu
noun suicide by hanging
首長竜 くびながりゅう
kubinagaryuu
noun plesiosaur
首投げ くびなげ
kubinage
noun kubinage, neck (head) throw
首無し くびなし
kubinashi
noun pre-noun adjectival headless
首なし くびなし
kubinashi
noun pre-noun adjectival headless
首にする くびにする
kubinisuru
Expression suru verb (irregular) usually kana to fire from a job
首になる くびになる
kubininaru
  1. Expression Godan-ru verb usually kana to be sacked, to be fired, to be dismissed
  2. to be beheaded
首に成る くびになる
kubininaru
  1. Expression Godan-ru verb usually kana to be sacked, to be fired, to be dismissed
  2. to be beheaded
首根っこ くびねっこ
kubinekko
noun the scruff or nape of the neck
首の皮一枚 くびのかわいちまい
kubinokawaichimai
Expression idiomatic expression still having a very small chance, still having a tiny shred of hope
首捻り くびひねり
kubihineri
noun sumo term head-twisting throw
首巻き くびまき
kubimaki
noun comforter, muffler, neckerchief, scarf, neckwear
首巻 くびまき
kubimaki
noun comforter, muffler, neckerchief, scarf, neckwear
首まき くびまき
kubimaki
noun comforter, muffler, neckerchief, scarf, neckwear
首回り くびまわり
kubimawari
noun around the neck, neck size (measurement)
首元 くびもと
kubimoto
noun base of the throat, bottom of the neck
首輪大蝙蝠 くびわおおこうもり
kubiwaookoumori
noun usually kana Ryukyu flying fox (Pteropus dasymallus), Ryukyu fruit bat
首輪ペッカリー くびわペッカリー
kubiwapekkarii
noun usually kana collared peccary (Tayassu tajacu)
首を洗って待ってろ くびをあらってまってろ
kubiwoarattemattero
Expression just you wait, just wait and see, I'll show you
首をかしげる くびをかしげる
kubiwokashigeru
Expression Ichidan verb to incline one's head to the side (in doubt), to tilt one's head to the side (in confusion), to be puzzled
首を傾げる くびをかしげる
kubiwokashigeru
Expression Ichidan verb to incline one's head to the side (in doubt), to tilt one's head to the side (in confusion), to be puzzled
首を傾ける くびをかたむける
kubiwokatamukeru
Expression Ichidan verb to incline one's head
首を切る くびをきる
kubiwokiru
  1. Expression Godan-ru verb to fire from a job, to dismiss, to discharge
  2. to behead
首を括る くびをくくる
kubiwokukuru
Expression Godan-ru verb to hang oneself, to strangle oneself
首をくくる くびをくくる
kubiwokukuru
Expression Godan-ru verb to hang oneself, to strangle oneself
首を絞める くびをしめる
kubiwoshimeru
Expression Ichidan verb to wring the neck, to strangle
首を揃える くびをそろえる
kubiwosoroeru
Expression Ichidan verb obscure to get together
首を縦に振る くびをたてにふる
kubiwotatenifuru
Expression Godan-ru verb to nod one's head, to nod yes, to agree
首を縮める くびをちぢめる
kubiwochijimeru
Expression Ichidan verb to duck one's head
首を突っ込む くびをつっこむ
kubiwotsukkomu
  1. Expression Godan-mu verb to poke one's nose into another's affairs, to have a hand in, to take a (deep) interest in, to meddle in
  2. to poke one's head (into a room)
首を吊る くびをつる
kubiwotsuru
Expression Godan-ru verb to hang (e.g. oneself)
首をつる くびをつる
kubiwotsuru
Expression Godan-ru verb to hang (e.g. oneself)
首を長くして くびをながくして
kubiwonagakushite
Expression looking forward, expectantly, eagerly
首をながくして くびをながくして
kubiwonagakushite
Expression looking forward, expectantly, eagerly
首をひねる くびをひねる
kubiwohineru
Expression Godan-ru verb to cock one's head in puzzlement, to tilt one's head in contemplation, to wrack one's brain, to think hard
首を捻る くびをひねる
kubiwohineru
Expression Godan-ru verb to cock one's head in puzzlement, to tilt one's head in contemplation, to wrack one's brain, to think hard
首を振る くびをふる
kubiwofuru
Expression Godan-ru verb to shake one's head
首をやる くびをやる
kubiwoyaru
Expression Godan-ru verb to be hanged, to be struck dead, to eat one's hat
首を横に振る くびをよこにふる
kubiwoyokonifuru
Expression Godan-ru verb to shake one's head
首懸 こうがけ
kougake
noun archaism leather strap put across a horse's neck
こうべ
koube
noun head
首を垂れる こうべをたれる
koubewotareru
  1. Expression Ichidan verb to hang one's head
  2. to bow down
このかみ
konokami
  1. noun archaism eldest son
  2. archaism older brother, older sister
  3. archaism older person
  4. archaism head of a clan, head of a region
  5. archaism skilled craftsman
しゅ
shu
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