A Japanese-English and English-Japanese dictionary

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Z.P. Maruya, 1897 - English language - 1033 pages
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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 ol wh in who : fu is an aspirate, and might, for the sake of uniformity, be written hu.
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 vi - ... wh in who : fu is an aspirate, and might, for the sake of uniformity, be written hu. g in the Tokyo dialect has the soft sound of ng, but in Kyoto, Nagasaki, and the southern provinces it has the hard sound of g in go, gain. r in ra, re, ro, ru, has the sound of the English )•; but in ri is pronounced more like d. But this is not invariable, as many natives give it the common r sound. «« in Kyoto, Nagasaki and the southern provinces is pronounced she, and ze likejft'.
Page 224 - 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 238 - an arrow with a head shaped like turnip, having a hole in it, which causes it to hum as it flies.
Page 325 - 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 40 - A being that has only once more to pass through human existence before it attains to Buddhaship.
Page 558 - 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 278 - 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 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.

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