Lists of words that do not fit in any other category. Some examples: proverb, abbreviation, poetical, etc.
Creative usage Top
#abbr Abbreviation3,776 entries
An abbreviation is a shorter way to write a word or phrase.
#id Idiomatic expression1,161 entries
Expressions, words, or phrases that have a figurative meaning conventionally understood by native speakers.
#on-mim Onomatopoeic or mimetic word1,196 entries
Words that phonetically imitate, resemble or suggest the source of the sound that it describes.
#poet Poetical term67 entries
Words and expressions used in poetry, a type of art form and a type of literature.
#proverb Proverb885 entries
Simple and concrete saying, popularly known and repeated, that expresses a truth based on common sense or experience.
#quote Quotation20 entries
#yoji Yojijukugo1,810 entries
Words consisting of four kanji characters having a particular meaning that cannot be inferred from the meanings of the components that make them up.
#form Formal or literary term293 entries
Formal or literary term
#hon Honorific language538 entries
Words used in sonkeigo or respectful language, used to show respect to the subject of the sentence.
#hum Humble language220 entries
Words used in kenjougo or humble language, used to lower the position of the speaker or the subject of the conversation.
#pol Polite language334 entries
Words used in teineigo or polite language, used to refer to one's own actions or those of other people.
#vulg Vulgar expression or word170 entries
Words lacking refinement or cultivation or taste.
#char Character141 entries
Words that refer to specific personalities, whether fictional or non-fictional, from literature, movies, TV shows, or real life.
#company Company name1,062 entries
Words that are the names of various companies.
#creat Creature5 entries
#dei Deity23 entries
Words that represent gods, goddesses, or divine beings that are worshipped or revered in various religions and mythologies.
#doc Document3 entries
#enamdict ENAMDICT/JMnedict words6,772 entries
Words imported from the ENAMDICT/JMnedict dictionary, containing Japanese proper names; place-names, surnames, given names, company names, names of artistic and literary works, product names, etc...
#ev Event46 entries
#fict Fiction21 entries
#given Given name or forename, gender not specified8 entries
Given name or forename, gender not specified
#myth Mythology11 entries
Words related to the gods, heroes, and myths of ancient cultures.
#obj Object9 entries
#organization Organization name3,722 entries
Words related to the structure, management, and operation of groups or institutions, including businesses, non-profits, and government agencies.
#person Full name of a particular person19 entries
Words that refer to the full name of a specific individual, including their first name, middle name(s), and surname.
#place Place name60 entries
Words related to locations, including the names of countries, cities, landmarks, and geographical features.
#product Product name551 entries
Words related to items that are manufactured or sold.
#serv Service104 entries
#ship Ship name6 entries
#surname Family or surname91 entries
Words that refer to the last name or family name of individuals, often inherited through generations.
#unclass Unclassified name5 entries
#work Work of art, literature, music, etc. name1,119 entries
Work of art, literature, music, etc. name
Old and obscure Top
#arch Archaic3,088 entries
Words or expressions no longer current or that are current only within a few special contexts.
#dated Dated term246 entries
#hist Historical term2,218 entries
#leg Legend16 entries
#obs Obsolete term531 entries
Old-fashioned words and expressions no longer in use.
#rare Rare term2,509 entries
Words and expressions not occurring very often.
Specific usage Top
#children Children's language125 entries
Words and expressions used by children and young people.
#col Colloquial1,696 entries
Words not used in formal speech, writing or paralinguistics.
#derog Derogatory379 entries
Words or grammatical forms expressing a low opinion of someone or something.
#fam Familiar language136 entries
Words and expressions used orally with friends and family.
#fem Female term105 entries
Words and expressions commonly used by women.
#joc Jocular, humorous term196 entries
Words used to create experiences can make people laugh or feel happy.
#m-sl Manga slang30 entries
Words used in the Japanese comic book world.
#male Male term68 entries
Words and expressions commonly used by men.
#net-sl Internet slang223 entries
#sens Sensitive181 entries
Words and expressions that may hurt, upset or offend others.
#sl Slang1,156 entries
Informal words or expressions likely to be interpreted by listeners as implying particular attitudes on the part of the speaker.
#euph Euphemistic42 entries
Words or phrases that are used to substitute for harsh or unpleasant terms, often to make them more socially acceptable or less offensive.
#group Group1 entries
#popular Popular29,781 entries
Words commonly used in modern Japanese
#uk Usually written using kana alone8,792 entries
Words and expressions which are always written using hiragana or katakana.