List: archaism

Words or expressions no longer current or that are current only within a few special contexts.

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一般 いっぱん ippan

popular  JLPT N3  noun taking the genitive case particle の  adjective (generic)  な adjective  noun  noun (generic)  archaism 

  • general, universal
  • ordinary, average, common, non-celebrity
  • the same, no different, (just) as if
筋 すじ suji

popular  JLPT N3  noun  noun (generic)  shogi  abbreviation  archaism  noun (suffix)  noun taking the genitive case particle の  adjective (generic)  suffix  counter 

  • muscle, tendon, sinew
  • vein, artery
  • fiber, fibre, string
  • line, stripe, streak
  • reason, logic
  • plot, storyline
  • lineage, descent
  • school (e.g. of scholarship or arts)
  • aptitude, talent
  • source (of information, etc.), circle, channel
  • well-informed person (in a transaction)
  • logical move (in go, shogi, etc.)
  • ninth vertical line
  • seam on a helmet
  • gristly fish paste (made of muscle, tendons, skin, etc.)
  • social position, status
  • on (a river, road, etc.), along
  • counter for long thin things, counter for roads or blocks when giving directions
  • (Edo period) counter for hundreds of mon (obsolete unit of currency)
後 あと ato

popular  JLPT N5  noun  noun (generic)  noun taking the genitive case particle の  adjective (generic)  adverb  archaism 

  • behind, rear
  • after, later
  • remainder, the rest
  • more (e.g. five more minutes), left
  • also, in addition
  • descendant, successor, heir
  • after one's death
  • past, previous
最後 さいご saigo

popular  JLPT N4  noun  noun (generic)  noun taking the genitive case particle の  adjective (generic)  expression  archaism 

  • end, conclusion
  • last, final, latest, most recent
  • no sooner than, once, right after (often having negative consequences)
  • one's final moments
妻 つま tsuma

popular  JLPT N4  noun  noun (generic)  archaism  usually written using kana alone 

  • wife
  • my dear, dear, honey
  • garnish (esp. one served with sashimi)
  • embellishment
産業 さんぎょう sangyou

popular  JLPT N4  noun  noun (generic)  noun taking the genitive case particle の  adjective (generic)  archaism 

  • industry
  • livelihood, occupation
子 こ ko

popular  JLPT N4  noun  noun (generic)  noun (suffix)  abbreviation  archaism 

  • child
  • young (animal)
  • young woman, young geisha
  • offshoot
  • interest
  • new shares
  • player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.)
  • bird egg
  • -er (often of young women)
事業 じぎょう jigyou

popular  JLPT N1  noun  noun (generic)  archaism 

  • project, enterprise, business, industry, operations, venture, service
  • act, deed, conduct
首脳 しゅのう shunou

popular  JLPT N1  noun  noun (generic)  archaism 

  • head, leader, top
  • important part
州 しゅう shuu

popular  JLPT N3  noun  noun (generic)  noun (suffix)  archaism  suffix 

  • state (US, Australia, India, Germany, etc.), province (e.g. Canada), canton (e.g. Switzerland), oblast (e.g. Russia), department (e.g. ancient China)
  • continent
  • dear
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