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auru bamboo bird boat boil Buddhist cause caust child clothes color cont daimyo deru Emperor evil feel fish flower hair hand hataraki head hito honorable horse ichi kaeru kaku kami kara kata katana kimono kind kokoro koku kono kore koto kuchi kuge kuni kuru look manner medicine ment michi Mikado mind miya mizu mono month mountain naku naru nashi ness night one's pass person priest pron rice Shinto ship shita shite Shogun sleep speak species spirits sunt sura suru sword t.v. coll t.v. To cut t.v. To take tatsu temple thing tion toki toshi tree tsukeru tsuki tsuku tsumi uchi utsu verb warui wind wo suru word worn writing yama yori yuku
Page v - ... zu, and su, when it has a close sound, resembling, as near as possible, the sound of u pronounced with the vocal organs fixed in the position they are in just after pronouncing the letter s.
Page v - ... is pronounced like sh in shall, ship shop. f has a close resemblance to the sound of the English/, 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 10/» in who : fu is an aspirate, and might, for the sake of uniformity, be written Int.
Page 554 - Shari, a small, hard substance like a gem, supposed to be left in the ashes after burning the dead body of a Buddhist saint : this Is preserved as a relic, held in great veneration, and worshiped.
Page 149 - ... mono, a person who does not know the difference between right and wrong; hi-yaku, out of office.
Page vi - ... 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 238 - an arrow with a head shaped like turnip, having a hole in it, which causes it to hum as it flies.
Page 40 - A being that has only once more to pass through human existence before it attains to Buddhaship.
Page 396 - ... of her rock-cave. She is there said to have been divinely inspired. This divine inspiration has always been common in Japan. The inspired person falls into a trance, or hypnotic state, in which he or she speaks in the character of some God. Such persons are now known as Miko, defined by Hepburn as 'a woman who, dancing in a Miya, pretends to hold communication with the Gods and the spirits of the dead,