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ma
Kun-yomi
みが.く
miga.ku
す.る
su.ru
Nanori
おさむ
osamu
Meaning grind, polish, scour, improve, brush (teeth)

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磨く みがく
migaku
  1. Godan-ku verb transitive verb to polish, to shine, to brush (e.g. teeth)
  2. to refine, to improve
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歯磨き はみがき
hamigaki
  1. noun auxillary suru verb dental brushing, brushing one's teeth
  2. dentifrice, toothpaste, tooth powder
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磨き みがき
migaki
noun polish, improvement, burnishing
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琢磨 たくま
takuma
noun auxillary suru verb polish (jewels), cultivation
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研磨 けんま
kenma
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective grinding, polishing, studying
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達磨 だるま
daruma
  1. noun usually kana daruma, tumbling doll, round, red-painted good-luck doll in the shape of Bodhidharma, with a blank eye to be completed when a person's wish is granted
  2. usually kana Bodhidharma
  3. prostitute
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切磋琢磨 せっさたくま
sessatakuma
noun auxillary suru verb cultivate one's character by studying hard, diligent application
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百戦錬磨 ひゃくせんれんま
hyakusenrenma
noun no-adjective veteran, (someone) schooled by adversity in many battles, (someone) rich in life's experience gained through much adversity
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磨る する
suru
  1. Godan-ru verb transitive verb to rub, to chafe, to strike (match), to file, to frost (glass)
  2. to lose (e.g. a match), to forfeit, to squander one's money (e.g. through gambling, Pachinko, etc.)
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磨ぐ とぐ
togu
  1. Godan-gu verb transitive verb to sharpen, to hone, to whet, to grind
  2. to wash (rice)
  3. to scour, to polish, to burnish
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歯磨 はみがき
hamigaki
  1. noun auxillary suru verb dental brushing, brushing one's teeth
  2. dentifrice, toothpaste, tooth powder
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磨耗 まもう
mamou
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective wear, abrasion
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雪達磨 ゆきだるま
yukidaruma
noun snowman
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百戦練磨 ひゃくせんれんま
hyakusenrenma
noun no-adjective veteran, (someone) schooled by adversity in many battles, (someone) rich in life's experience gained through much adversity
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不磨 ふま
fuma
noun permanence, immortality
磨き砂 みがきずな
migakizuna
noun polishing sand
磨き紙 みがきがみ
migakigami
noun emery paper
磨き上げる みがきあげる
migakiageru
Ichidan verb transitive verb to polish up, to shine up
磨き粉 みがきこ
migakiko
noun polishing powder
磨り減らす すりへらす
suriherasu
Godan-su verb transitive verb to wear away, to rub down, to abrade
磨り砕く すりくだく
surikudaku
Godan-ku verb to rub to pieces, to grind into powder
磨り出す すりだす
suridasu
Godan-su verb transitive verb to polish
磨り消す すりけす
surikesu
Godan-su verb to erase, to efface
磨り崩す すりくずす
surikuzusu
Godan-su verb to rub to pieces
磨研紙 まけんし
makenshi
noun emery paper
磨ぎ汁 とぎじる
togijiru
noun water that has been used to wash rice
磨ぎ汁 とぎしる
togishiru
noun water that has been used to wash rice
磨汁 とぎじる
togijiru
noun water that has been used to wash rice
磨汁 とぎしる
togishiru
noun water that has been used to wash rice
磨石 とぎいし
togiishi
noun whetstone, grindstone
磨損 まそん
mason
noun auxillary suru verb wear and tear, abrasion, friction loss
磨り潰す すりつぶす
suritsubusu
  1. Godan-su verb transitive verb to mash, to grind, to pulverize, to pulverise, to deface
  2. to dissipate (a fortune), to run through, to lose
磨りつぶす すりつぶす
suritsubusu
  1. Godan-su verb transitive verb to mash, to grind, to pulverize, to pulverise, to deface
  2. to dissipate (a fortune), to run through, to lose
磨りガラス すりガラス
surigarasu
noun ground glass, frosted glass
磨ガラス すりガラス
surigarasu
noun ground glass, frosted glass
磨硝子 すりガラス
surigarasu
noun ground glass, frosted glass
磨り硝子 すりガラス
surigarasu
noun ground glass, frosted glass
磨れる すれる
sureru
  1. Ichidan verb intransitive verb to rub, to chafe
  2. to wear out, to become worn
  3. to lose one's innocence, to become sly
磨滅 まめつ
mametsu
noun auxillary suru verb defacement, abrasion, wear and tear, crushing of a nerve
減磨 げんま
genma
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective reduction in friction, lubrication
血達磨 ちだるま
chidaruma
noun covered in blood
磨き立てる みがきたてる
migakitateru
Ichidan verb transitive verb to polish (up), dress up
磨淬 まさい
masai
noun polishing one's sword or talents or knowledge
磨製石器 ませいせっき
maseisekki
noun ground stone tool, polished stone tool
研磨材 けんまざい
kenmazai
noun abrasives
研磨紙 けんまし
kenmashi
noun sandpaper
火達磨 ひだるま
hidaruma
noun body covered with flames
歯磨き粉 はみがきこ
hamigakiko
noun tooth powder, toothpaste
は磨き粉 はみがきこ
hamigakiko
noun tooth powder, toothpaste
練り歯磨き ねりはみがき
nerihamigaki
noun toothpaste
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