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ri
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さと
sato
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sa
Meaning ri, village, parent's home, league

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郷里 きょうり
kyouri
noun birth-place, home town
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ri
  1. noun Japanese league, ri, old Japanese unit of distance, approx. 3.927km or 2.44 miles
  2. neighbourhood (under the ritsuryo system; orig. of 50 homes)
  3. unit of area (approx. 654m by 654m)
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古里 ふるさと
furusato
noun home town, birthplace, old village, historic village, native place, one's old home
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千里 せんり
senri
adverbial noun noun (temporal) 1000 ri, (a) long distance
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万里 ばんり
banri
noun thousands of miles
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里子 さとご
satogo
noun foster child
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里親 さとおや
satooya
noun no-adjective foster parent, foster parents
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里帰り さとがえり
satogaeri
noun auxillary suru verb returning home, visiting one's parents, new bride's first visit to parents
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人里 ひとざと
hitozato
noun human habitation
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山里 やまざと
yamazato
noun mountain hamlet (village)
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一里塚 いちりづか
ichirizuka
noun milestone (1 ri apart)
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旧里 ふるさと
furusato
noun home town, birthplace, old village, historic village, native place, one's old home
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故里 ふるさと
furusato
noun home town, birthplace, old village, historic village, native place, one's old home
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巴里 パリ
pari
noun no-adjective usually kana Paris (France)
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一望千里 いちぼうせんり
ichibousenri
noun sweeping view of the eye, boundless expanse
一里 いちり
ichiri
noun 2.44 miles
一瀉千里 いっしゃせんり
isshasenri
noun one swift effort, rush through one's work, fast-talking, writing, etc.
加里 かり
kari
  1. noun usually kana abbreviation potassium
  2. colloquialism potash
五里霧中 ごりむちゅう
gorimuchuu
noun totally at a loss, lose one's bearings, in a maze, in a fog, all at sea, up in the air, mystified, bewildered
人里離れた ひとざとはなれた
hitozatohanareta
prenominal lonely (place), remote, in the middle of nowhere
人里はなれた ひとざとはなれた
hitozatohanareta
prenominal lonely (place), remote, in the middle of nowhere
千里眼 せんりがん
senrigan
noun clairvoyance
半里 はんり
hanri
noun half a ri (distance measure)
万里の長城 ばんりのちょうじょう
banrinochoujou
noun Great Wall of China
万里の長城 はおんりのちょうじょう
haonrinochoujou
noun Great Wall of China
遊里 ゆうり
yuuri
noun red light district
さと
sato
  1. noun village, hamlet
  2. countryside, country
  3. home (of one's parents, etc.), hometown
  4. one's origins, one's upbringing, one's past
里心 さとごころ
satogokoro
noun homesickness, nostalgia
里方 さとかた
satokata
noun wife's family
海里 かいり
kairi
noun nautical mile, 1852m, 6080ft
旧里 きゅうり
kyuuri
noun home town, birthplace, old village, historic village, native place, one's old home
村里 むらざと
murazato
noun village
里程標 りていひょう
riteihyou
noun milepost, milestone
里謡 りよう
riyou
noun folk song, ballad
片山里 かたやまざと
katayamazato
noun remote mountain village
方里 ほうり
houri
noun a square ri
親里 おやざと
oyazato
noun the home of one's parents
遠山里 とおやまざと
tooyamazato
noun remote mountain village
里人 さとびと
satobito
noun villager, village folk, countryfolk
里人 りじん
rijin
noun villager, village folk, countryfolk
里言葉 さとことば
satokotoba
  1. noun linguistics countryside dialect
  2. linguistics sociolect or secret language used by prostitutes in red-light districts during the Edo period
里ことば さとことば
satokotoba
  1. noun linguistics countryside dialect
  2. linguistics sociolect or secret language used by prostitutes in red-light districts during the Edo period
里詞 さとことば
satokotoba
  1. noun linguistics countryside dialect
  2. linguistics sociolect or secret language used by prostitutes in red-light districts during the Edo period
里神楽 さとかぐら
satokagura
noun kagura performance held somewhere other than the imperial palace
里程 りてい
ritei
noun mileage, distance
里数 りすう
risuu
noun mileage, distance
色里 いろざと
irozato
noun red-light district
隠れ里 かくれざと
kakurezato
  1. noun hidden village (esp. hidden retreat for nobles or refuge for soldiers of a defeated army), isolated village
  2. legendary land (deep in mountains or underground), Shangri-La
浦里 うらざと
urazato
noun village by the sea
条里制 じょうりせい
jourisei
noun system of land subdivision in ancient Japan
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