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うた
uta
うた.う
uta.u
Meaning song, sing

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うた
uta
  1. noun song
  2. classical Japanese poetry (esp. tanka)
  3. modern poetry
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歌手 かしゅ
kashu
noun singer
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歌謡 かよう
kayou
noun song, ballad
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短歌 たんか
tanka
noun tanka, 31-mora Japanese poem
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和歌 わか
waka
noun waka, classic Japanese poem, esp. a tanka, often 31 morae
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詩歌 しか
shika
noun no-adjective Japanese (and Chinese) poetry
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歌う うたう
utau
  1. Godan-u verb transitive verb intransitive verb to sing
  2. Godan-u verb transitive verb to sing (one's praises in a poem, etc.), to compose a poem, to recite a poem
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歌声 うたごえ
utagoe
noun singing voice
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詩歌 しいか
shiika
noun no-adjective Japanese (and Chinese) poetry
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短歌 みじかうた
mijikauta
noun tanka, 31-mora Japanese poem
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歌舞伎 かぶき
kabuki
noun kabuki, Japanese classical drama
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歌謡曲 かようきょく
kayoukyoku
noun popular song
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流行歌 りゅうこうか
ryuukouka
noun popular song, hit song
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歌留多 かるた
karuta
noun usually kana karuta, traditional Japanese playing cards
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歌劇 かげき
kageki
noun no-adjective opera
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歌人 かじん
kajin
noun poet (of tanka poems)
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歌詞 かし
kashi
noun song lyrics, words of a song, libretto
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歌集 かしゅう
kashuu
noun anthology, book of poetry
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演歌 えんか
enka
  1. noun enka, traditional-style Japanese popular ballad
  2. troubadour
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校歌 こうか
kouka
noun school song
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国歌 こっか
kokka
noun national anthem
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賛歌 さんか
sanka
noun song of praise, eulogy, paean, hymn
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歌曲 かきょく
kakyoku
noun melody, tune, song
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歌唱 かしょう
kashou
noun auxillary suru verb song, singing
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歌合 うたあわせ
utaawase
noun poetry contest
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讃歌 さんか
sanka
noun song of praise, eulogy, paean, hymn
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悲歌 ひか
hika
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective elegy, dirge, mournful melody
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歌舞 かぶ
kabu
noun auxillary suru verb singing and dancing
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歌壇 かだん
kadan
noun poetry circles
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凱歌 がいか
gaika
noun victory song, victory
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軍歌 ぐんか
gunka
noun war song
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作歌 さっか
sakka
noun auxillary suru verb writing songs or poems, poem
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聖歌 せいか
seika
noun no-adjective hymn, chant, sacred song
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挽歌 ばんか
banka
noun no-adjective elegy, funeral song
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連歌 れんが
renga
noun early Japanese poetry form, poetic dialogue
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謳歌 おうか
ouka
noun auxillary suru verb rejoicing, glorification, exultation, celebration, enjoyment, singing praises
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名歌 めいか
meika
noun excellent or famous poem
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歌会 うたかい
utakai
noun poetry party or competition, gathering of tanka poets
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歌姫 うたひめ
utahime
noun songstress, diva
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唱歌 しょうか
shouka
noun auxillary suru verb singing, songs
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鼻歌 はなうた
hanauta
noun humming, crooning
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恋歌 こいうた
koiuta
  1. noun love song, love poem
  2. mating call (animals)
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歌心 うたごころ
utagokoro
noun (waka) poetic sentiment, waka-composing mood, solid grounding in waka, meaning of a waka poem
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歌会 かかい
kakai
noun poetry party or competition, gathering of tanka poets
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恋歌 れんか
renka
  1. noun love song, love poem
  2. mating call (animals)
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恋歌 こいか
koika
  1. noun love song, love poem
  2. mating call (animals)
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替え歌 かえうた
kaeuta
noun parody (of a song)
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歌い手 うたいて
utaite
noun singer
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賛美歌 さんびか
sanbika
noun hymn, hymnal
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子守歌 こもりうた
komoriuta
noun lullaby
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