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シュ
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te
て-
te-
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た-
ta-
Meaning hand

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Definition

te
  1. noun hand, arm
  2. colloquialism forepaw, foreleg
  3. handle
  4. hand, worker, help
  5. trouble, care, effort
  6. means, way, trick, move, technique, workmanship
  7. hand, handwriting
  8. kind, type, sort
  9. one's hands, one's possession
  10. ability to cope
  11. hand (of cards)
  12. direction
  13. noun noun (suffix) counter move (in go, shogi, etc.)
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手紙 てがみ
tegami
noun no-adjective letter
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切手 きって
kitte
noun stamp (postage), merchandise certificate
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お手洗い おてあらい
otearai
noun toilet, restroom, lavatory, bathroom
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手袋 てぶくろ
tebukuro
noun glove, mitten, mitt
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運転手 うんてんしゅ
untenshu
noun driver, chauffeur
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手間 てま
tema
noun time, labour, labor
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派手 はで
hade
na-adjective noun showy, loud, gay, flashy, gaudy
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歌手 かしゅ
kashu
noun singer
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苦手 にがて
nigate
  1. na-adjective noun poor (at), weak (in), not very good (at)
  2. dislike (of)
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手品 てじな
tejina
noun sleight of hand, conjuring trick, magic, juggling
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相手 あいて
aite
  1. noun companion, partner, company
  2. other party, addressee
  3. opponent (sports, etc.)
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握手 あくしゅ
akushu
noun auxillary suru verb handshake
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手段 しゅだん
shudan
noun means, way, measure
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助手 じょしゅ
joshu
noun helper, helpmeet, assistant, tutor
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選手 せんしゅ
senshu
noun player (in game), team member
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柏手 かしわで
kashiwade
noun clapping one's hands in prayer (at a shrine)
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手術 しゅじゅつ
shujutsu
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective (surgical) operation, procedure
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手伝い てつだい
tetsudai
  1. noun helper, assistant
  2. help
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手首 てくび
tekubi
noun wrist
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手前 てまえ
temae
  1. noun before, this side
  2. one's standpoint, one's appearance
  3. pronoun no-adjective we
  4. you
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手ごろ てごろ
tegoro
na-adjective noun moderate, handy, convenient, reasonable
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手入れ ていれ
teire
  1. noun auxillary suru verb repairs, maintenance, tending, trimming, grooming
  2. crackdown, (police) raid
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手洗い てあらい
tearai
  1. noun washing one's hands, water (or basin, etc.) for washing one's hands
  2. restroom, lavatory, toilet
  3. hand-washing (laundry, etc.)
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勝手に かってに
katteni
adverb arbitrarily, of its own accord, involuntarily, wilfully, willfully, as one pleases
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手続き てつづき
tetsuzuki
noun auxillary suru verb procedure, (legal) process, formalities
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手拭い てぬぐい
tenugui
noun (hand) towel
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お手伝いさん おてつだいさん
otetsudaisan
noun maid
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土手 どて
dote
  1. noun embankment, bank
  2. abbreviation beef sinew stewed in miso and mirin
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手近 てぢか
tejika
na-adjective near, handy, within reach, familiar
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手軽 てがる
tegaru
na-adjective noun easy, simple, informal, offhand, cheap
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手元 てもと
temoto
  1. adverb at hand, on hand, nearby, close at hand
  2. noun way of moving one's arms, skill
  3. money at hand, pocket money
  4. grip, handle
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手際 てぎわ
tegiwa
noun performance, skill, tact
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手数 てすう
tesuu
  1. noun trouble, bother
  2. number of moves (in go, shogi, etc.)
  3. number of punches (in boxing)
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手配 てはい
tehai
  1. noun auxillary suru verb arrangement, preparations
  2. search (by police)
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手筈 てはず
tehazu
noun arrangement, plan, programme, program
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手本 てほん
tehon
  1. noun copybook
  2. model, pattern
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勝手 かって
katte
  1. na-adjective noun one's own convenience, one's way
  2. convenience or ease of use, knowledge of how to use
  3. circumstances, situation (e.g. financial), environment
  4. kitchen
  5. arbitrary
  6. noun (prefix) unauthorised (e.g. phone app, WWW site), unofficial
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手当 てあて
teate
  1. noun auxillary suru verb salary, pay, compensation, allowance (e.g. housing allowance), benefit, bonus
  2. medical care, treatment
  3. advance preparation
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手芸 しゅげい
shugei
noun handicrafts
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手順 てじゅん
tejun
noun process, procedure, sequence, protocol, instruction
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手錠 てじょう
tejou
noun handcuffs, manacles
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着手 ちゃくしゅ
chakushu
  1. auxillary suru verb to start work (on), to undertake
  2. noun embarkation, launch
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入手 にゅうしゅ
nyuushu
noun auxillary suru verb obtaining, coming to hand
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手引き てびき
tebiki
noun auxillary suru verb guidance, guide, introduction, guideline
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取っ手 とって
totte
noun handle, grip, knob
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手回し てまわし
temawashi
noun preparations, arrangements
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手遅れ ておくれ
teokure
  1. na-adjective noun being (too) late
  2. belated treatment
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小切手 こぎって
kogitte
noun cheque, check
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手掛ける てがける
tegakeru
Ichidan verb transitive verb to handle, to manage, to work with, to rear, to look after, to have experience with
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