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On-yomi
ヘン
hen
Kun-yomi
かえ.す
kae.su
-かえ.す
-kae.su
かえ.る
kae.ru
-かえ.る
-kae.ru
Meaning return, answer, fade, repay

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返す かえす
kaesu
  1. Godan-su verb transitive verb to return (something), to restore, to put back
  2. to turn over, to turn upside down, to overturn
  3. to pay back, to retaliate, to reciprocate
  4. suffix Godan-su verb (after the -masu stem of a verb) to repeat ..., to do ... back
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返事 へんじ
henji
noun auxillary suru verb reply, answer, response
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繰り返す くりかえす
kurikaesu
Godan-su verb transitive verb intransitive verb to repeat, to do something over again
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裏返す うらがえす
uragaesu
Godan-su verb transitive verb to turn inside out, to turn the other way, to turn (something) over
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引き返す ひきかえす
hikikaesu
Godan-su verb transitive verb to repeat, to send back, to bring back, to retrace one's steps
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引っ繰り返る ひっくりかえる
hikkurikaeru
Godan-ru verb intransitive verb to be overturned, to be upset, to topple over, to be reversed
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ひっくり返す ひっくりかえす
hikkurikaesu
  1. Godan-su verb transitive verb to turn over, to turn upside down, to turn up, to turn inside out, to turn out
  2. to knock over, to tip over
  3. to overturn (e.g. a decision), to upset, to reverse
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返還 へんかん
henkan
noun auxillary suru verb return, restoration
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返済 へんさい
hensai
noun auxillary suru verb repayment, reimbursement, refund, redemption
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返答 へんとう
hentou
noun auxillary suru verb reply
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裏返し うらがえし
uragaeshi
  1. noun inside out, upside down
  2. flip side, opposite, contrary, reverse
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宙返り ちゅうがえり
chuugaeri
noun auxillary suru verb somersault, looping-the-loop
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照り返す てりかえす
terikaesu
Godan-su verb intransitive verb to reflect, to throw back light
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折り返す おりかえす
orikaesu
  1. Godan-su verb transitive verb to turn up, to fold back
  2. computer term to loopback (a signal, a message)
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返る かえる
kaeru
  1. Godan-ru verb intransitive verb to return, to come back, to go back
  2. to turn over
  3. suffix Godan-ru verb (after the -masu stem of a verb) (to become) extremely, (to become) completely
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返信 へんしん
henshin
noun auxillary suru verb reply
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返却 へんきゃく
henkyaku
noun auxillary suru verb return of something, repayment
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返上 へんじょう
henjou
noun auxillary suru verb give up, relinquish, serve up, let loose
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寝返る ねがえる
negaeru
Godan-ru verb intransitive verb to change sides, to double-cross, to betray
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寝返り ねがえり
negaeri
  1. noun auxillary suru verb turning over while sleeping in bed
  2. betrayal, double-crossing
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引返す ひきかえす
hikikaesu
Godan-su verb transitive verb to repeat, to send back, to bring back, to retrace one's steps
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恩返し おんがえし
ongaeshi
noun auxillary suru verb requital of a favour (favor), repayment (of an obligation, kindness, etc.)
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生返る いきかえる
ikikaeru
Godan-ru verb intransitive verb to revive, to come to oneself, to be restored to life
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言い返す いいかえす
iikaesu
  1. Godan-su verb transitive verb to talk back, to answer back, to retort
  2. to say over, to repeat words, to say repeatedly
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取り返す とりかえす
torikaesu
Godan-su verb transitive verb to regain, to recover, to get back
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生き返る いきかえる
ikikaeru
Godan-ru verb intransitive verb to revive, to come to oneself, to be restored to life
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折り返し おりかえし
orikaeshi
  1. adverb by return, (call or write back) without delay
  2. noun no-adjective lapel, cuffs, flap
  3. chorus, refrain
  4. repetition
  5. aliasing (in imaging)
  6. shuttle service
  7. computer term back-to-back, BTB
  8. wrapping (text on computer screen), wrap
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振り返る ふりかえる
furikaeru
  1. Godan-ru verb intransitive verb to turn head, to look over one's shoulder, to turn around, to look back
  2. Godan-ru verb transitive verb to think back (on), to reminisce, to look back (on), to reflect (on)
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見返り みかえり
mikaeri
noun collateral, reward, compensation, security, quid pro quo
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繰り返し くりかえし
kurikaeshi
  1. noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective na-adjective repetition, repeat, reiteration, iteration, refrain, cycle
  2. adverbial noun repeatedly
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巻き返し まきかえし
makikaeshi
noun rally, recovery, rollback, rewind
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お返し おかえし
okaeshi
  1. noun auxillary suru verb return gift, return favour (favor)
  2. revenge
  3. change (in a cash transaction)
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若返り わかがえり
wakagaeri
noun auxillary suru verb rejuvenation, restoration of youth
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返り咲き かえりざき
kaerizaki
  1. noun comeback (e.g. in business), reinstatement
  2. second blooming (in a season), reflowering, reflorescence
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返金 へんきん
henkin
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective repayment
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返送 へんそう
hensou
noun auxillary suru verb sending back, return to sender
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返品 へんぴん
henpin
noun auxillary suru verb returned goods
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返礼 へんれい
henrei
  1. noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective returning a present
  2. returning a favor, returning a favour
  3. returning a call
  4. compensation
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返納 へんのう
hennou
noun auxillary suru verb returning (to the authorities), restoring
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返書 へんしょ
hensho
noun reply, response
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見返す みかえす
mikaesu
Godan-su verb transitive verb to look (stare) back at, to triumph over
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仕返し しかえし
shikaeshi
noun auxillary suru verb being even with, reprisal, tit for tat, retaliation, revenge
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見返し みかえし
mikaeshi
  1. noun endpaper, end paper (of a book)
  2. facing (extra layer of material used to make a garment)
  3. looking back, triumphing over (a rival)
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若返る わかがえる
wakagaeru
Godan-ru verb intransitive verb to be rejuvenated, to feel young again
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返り点 かえりてん
kaeriten
noun marks indicating the Japanese meaning of the texts of Chinese classics
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蒸し返す むしかえす
mushikaesu
  1. Godan-su verb transitive verb to reheat, to steam over
  2. to bring up again (a problem that has been dealt with), to take up again, to drag up, to rehash
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吹き返す ふきかえす
fukikaesu
Godan-su verb to blow in the opposite direction, to revive
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盛り返す もりかえす
morikaesu
Godan-su verb transitive verb to rally, to make a comeback
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切り返し きりかえし
kirikaeshi
  1. noun railway switchback
  2. sumo term twisting backward knee trip
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打ち返す うちかえす
uchikaesu
Godan-su verb to return a blow repeat, to turn back, to rewhip, to plow up, to plough up, to come and retreat
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