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ri
noun

English Meaning(s) for 里

noun
  1. ri (old Japanese unit of distance, approx. 3.927km or 2.44 miles)
  2. neighbourhood (under the ritsuryo system; orig. of 50 homes)
  3. unit of area (approx. 654m by 654m)

Definition and Synonyms for 里

Village a settlement smaller than a town
Synonyms: 人里, , 村落, 村里, 部落, 郷村, 郷邑, , , 里村, 集落
Village a community of people smaller than a town
Synonyms: ビレッジ, 人里, 共同住宅, , 村庄, 村落, 村里, , 部落, 郷村, 郷邑, 都邑, , , 里村, 集落
Hamlet a community of people smaller than a village
Synonyms: 村落, 村里, 部落, , , 集落
Foster Home a household in which an orphaned or delinquent child is placed (usually by a social-service agency)
Synonyms: , , 養家
Rhode Island a state in New England
Synonyms: ロードアイランド, ラジオアイソトープ, ,
Rhode Island one of the original 13 colonies
Synonyms: ロードアイランド, ラジオアイソトープ, ,
Rhode Island the smallest state
Synonyms: ロードアイランド, ラジオアイソトープ, ,

Meanings for each kanji in 里

ri; village; parent's home; league Kanji Details »

Categories 里 is a member of

Family a social unit living together
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Community a group of people living in a particular local area
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Settlement an area where a group of families live together
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 里

Sample Sentences for 里

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The lake is deepest around here.
He is inclined to get mad.
I like the Japanese custom of offering guests moist towels, called oshibori.
A penny saved is a penny earned.

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