Akemi's Anime World

Anime Fan's Dictionary Reference

selected terms: 155

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hyaku
num.
Hundred.
ichi
num.
One.
ichiban
  1. n.
    Number one (rank); best; first place.
  2. adv.
    First.
inu
n.
Dog.
itai
adj.
Painful. Also used alone as an interjection; "Itai!" = "Ouch!"
jagaimo
n.
Potato.
joou
n.
Queen.
ju
num.
Ten.
juu
n.
A gun; a rifle.
Synonym: teppou, gan
kami
  1. n.
    Paper (both individual sheets and the material).
  2. n.
    Hair (head). This is short for the full "kami no ke", referring to the hair on a person's head.
    Synonym: kami no ke
    See also: ke
  3. n.
    God. This can be either one god of a pantheon, or a monotheistic God, such as the Judeo-Christian God. Usually heard used as the more honorific "kami-sama".
kami no ke
n.
Hair, specifically on the top of a person's head. Also sometimes shortened to just "kami".
Synonym: kami
See also: ke
kaminoke
n.
Hair (on the head).
See also: kami no ke
kanji
  1. n.
    Japanese Kanji; complicated characters imported from China and used in Japanese writing. Kanji mostly make up the bases of written words, while hiragana are used for conjugation and connection.
    See also: hiragana, katakana
  2. n.
    Feeling; sensation; impression. Kibun can be used in reference to how a person is feeling, but more often in reference to a person's sense of their surroundings, their feelings as a result of the surroundings, or the air of a place.
    Synonym: kibun
kanojo
  1. 024
    She; generic female pronoun.
  2. n.
    Girlfriend.
Kansai
n.
The Kansai region of Japan. The Kansai region, the south-western area of the main island, includes Japan's second major urban area, centered on the city of Oosaka, as well as historic Kyooto. The distinctive Kansai dialect is very well known within Japan, and anime characters frequently use it.
Kantou
n.
The Kanto region of Japan; the Kanto region, or Kanto Plain, is the largest flat area in Japan, comprising the eastern part of the main island. It is highly developed, and the location of Tokyo, Yokohama, and the surrounding metropolitan areas. Approximately 40% of the population of Japan lives in the Kanto area, and it is arguably the most populous urban area in Japan. The area is also prone to earthquakes, one of which wiped out Tokyo and Yokohama in 1923.
kare
  1. 024
    He; generic male pronoun.
  2. n.
    Boyfriend.
karui
adj.
Light (weight); trivial.
Katana
n.
Katana (Samurai sword with a curved blade 65-80cm long, sharp only on the outside of the curve); sword; blade. Katana, though usually used to describe a Katana specifically, can also be used to describe swords in general.
Synonym: ken, Tachi
See also: Wakizashi, Tanto, Nodachi
kawaii
adj.
Cute; pretty; attractive. Used similarly to the English word "cute", and so can mean attractive as well as adorable.