Japanese-English and English-Japanese Dictionary

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Kelly & Walsh, 1881 - English language - 205 pages
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Page v - ... is pronounced like ch in cheek, cheap, sh is pronounced like sh in shall, ship, shop. f has a close resemblance to the sound of the English f, but differs from it, in that the lower lip does not touch the upper teeth ; the sound is made by blowing fu softly through the lips nearly closed, resembling the sound of wh in who : fu is an aspirate, and might, for the sake of uniformity, be written hu. g in the...
Page v - ... in rule, tune, or oo in moon, excepting in the syllables tsu, dzu, and su, when it has a 'close sound, resembling, as near as possible, the sound of и pronounced with the vocal organs fixed in the position they are in just after pronouncing the letter s.
Page 95 - As the guide for conduct he chose the idea of "reciprocity". From this comes the well-known saying: "Refrain from doing to others what you would not have them do to you.
Page 138 - The odds given to a poor hand at draughts ; in the lump ; several things of different kinds or values at once. Komi ni kau, to buy in the lump or gross.
Page 100 - an arrow with a head shaped like turnip, having a hole in it, which causes it to hum as it flies.
Page v - ... but in the body of a word, when followed by a syllable beginning with b, m or p, it is pronounced like m, as, ban-min = bamming ; mon-ban, VI = mombang ; shin-pai = shim-pai.
Page 118 - He ineluded in his single mind the thoughts and contrivances of many," says Motowori. 8 Ie, as is generally believed, the barndoor fowl. 9 The text has the character $§., " iron," which Hirata reads ma-rtane, lit.
Page v - English r ; but in ri it is pronounced more like d ; but this is not invariable, as many natives give it the common r sound. se in Kiyoto, Nagasaki, and the Southern Provinces, is pronounced she, and ze like je.
Page 235 - Grammar. (1) see preceding uta. (2) sigarami, 'a barricade in a river', "formed by a row of piles driven along the banks of a stream and interwoven with bamboo to protect the bank from the current...
Page 233 - A small hard substance like a gem, supposed to be left in the ashes after burning the dead body of a Buddhist saint.

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