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za
Kun-yomi
すわ.る
suwa.ru
Meaning squat, seat, cushion, gathering, sit

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座る すわる
suwaru
  1. Godan-ru verb intransitive verb to sit, to squat
  2. to assume (a position)
  3. to hold steady, to hold still
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ご座います ございます
gozaimasu
Expression polite language to be, to exist
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座席 ざせき
zaseki
noun no-adjective seat
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座敷 ざしき
zashiki
  1. noun tatami room, tatami mat room, formal Japanese room
  2. dinner party in a tatami room
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座布団 ざぶとん
zabuton
noun zabuton (flat floor cushion used when sitting or kneeling; usu. rectangular)
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星座 せいざ
seiza
noun no-adjective constellation, star sign, zodiac sign
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座標 ざひょう
zahyou
noun no-adjective coordinate, coordinates
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即座に そくざに
sokuzani
adverb immediately, right away, on the spot
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座談会 ざだんかい
zadankai
noun symposium, round-table discussion
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胡座 あぐら
agura
noun sitting cross-legged (i.e. Indian style)
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座禅 ざぜん
zazen
noun zazen (seated Zen meditation, usu. in a cross-legged position)
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即座 そくざ
sokuza
no-adjective noun immediate, right there on the spot, impromptu, instant, instantaneous
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正座 せいざ
seiza
noun auxillary suru verb seiza, kneeling with the tops of the feet flat on the floor, and sitting on the soles
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za
  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
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銀座 ぎんざ
ginza
  1. noun Ginza (shopping district in Tokyo)
  2. (Edo period) silver mint
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講座 こうざ
kouza
  1. noun academic teaching unit, lectureship, professorial chair
  2. course (e.g. of lectures)
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座長 ざちょう
zachou
noun chairman
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口座 こうざ
kouza
noun account (e.g. bank)
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王座 おうざ
ouza
noun throne
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一座 いちざ
ichiza
  1. noun auxillary suru verb party, those present, troupe
  2. first seat
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連座 れんざ
renza
noun auxillary suru verb implicated (involved) in (a crime)
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座り すわり
suwari
  1. noun sitting
  2. stability
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座り込み すわりこみ
suwarikomi
noun auxillary suru verb sit-in (i.e. in protest)
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口座番号 こうざばんごう
kouzabangou
noun account number (bank, etc.)
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御座います ございます
gozaimasu
Expression polite language to be, to exist
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下座 げざ
geza
  1. noun auxillary suru verb squatting, prostrating oneself, crouching
  2. noun musicians' box on the left side of the stage
  3. lower seat
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座視 ざし
zashi
noun auxillary suru verb remaining an idle spectator, looking on unconcernedly (doing nothing)
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座右 ざゆう
zayuu
noun at one's right, at one's side, on hand
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前座 ぜんざ
zenza
  1. noun no-adjective opening performance
  2. minor performer
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台座 だいざ
daiza
noun pedestal
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鎮座 ちんざ
chinza
noun auxillary suru verb enshrinement
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当座 とうざ
touza
  1. noun no-adjective for the time being, for the present, temporarily, for a time
  2. immediate, present, current
  3. for some time (after)
  4. current account
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同座 どうざ
douza
noun auxillary suru verb sitting together, the same theater (theatre), involvement, entanglement, implication
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高座 こうざ
kouza
noun platform, stage, upper seat, pulpit
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座員 ざいん
zain
noun member of a theatrical troupe
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車座 くるまざ
kurumaza
noun sitting in a circle
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中座 ちゅうざ
chuuza
noun auxillary suru verb leaving one's seat, temporarily excusing oneself (from a meeting, meal, etc.), stepping outside, leaving before an affair is over
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座礁 ざしょう
zashou
noun auxillary suru verb running aground, being stranded
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着座 ちゃくざ
chakuza
noun auxillary suru verb taking a seat
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座頭 ざがしら
zagashira
noun leader of a troupe
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上座 じょうざ
jouza
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective chief seat, seat of honor, seat of honour, head of the table
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上座 かみざ
kamiza
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective chief seat, seat of honor, seat of honour, head of the table
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土下座 どげざ
dogeza
noun auxillary suru verb kneeling down on the ground, prostrate oneself
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居座り いすわり
isuwari
noun remaining
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居座る いすわる
isuwaru
Godan-ru verb intransitive verb to remain, to stay (somewhere)
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座標軸 ざひょうじく
zahyoujiku
noun coordinate axis
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座り込む すわりこむ
suwarikomu
Godan-mu verb intransitive verb to sit down (and bask), to sit-in (in protest)
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当座預金 とうざよきん
touzayokin
  1. noun current account, transactional account
  2. checking account, cheque account, demand account
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座蒲団 ざぶとん
zabuton
noun zabuton (flat floor cushion used when sitting or kneeling; usu. rectangular)
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座ぶとん ざぶとん
zabuton
noun zabuton (flat floor cushion used when sitting or kneeling; usu. rectangular)
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