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noun, noun, used as a suffix, counter

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English Meaning(s) for 船

  1. ship; boat; watercraft; vessel; seaplane (舟 is often small and hand-propelled)
  2. tank; tub; vat; trough
noun, used as a suffix, counter
  1. counter for boat-shaped containers (e.g. of sashimi)

Definition and Synonyms for 船

Boat a small vessel for travel on water
Synonyms: ボート, バッテラ, 小舟, 端艇, 舟艇, ,
Ship a vessel that carries passengers or freight
Synonyms: シップ, , 船腹, 船舶
Vessel a craft designed for water transportation
Synonyms: 舟艇, , 船舶
Vessel an object used as a container (especially for liquids)
Synonyms: コンテナ, 入れ物, , , 器物, 容器, , , 物入れ,
Cisterna a sac or cavity containing fluid especially lymph or cerebrospinal fluid
Synonyms: , ,

Meanings for each kanji in 船

» ship; boat

Categories 船 is a member of

Container any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
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Vessel a craft designed for water transportation
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Craft a vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space
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Sac a structure resembling a bag in an animal
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Sample Sentences for 船

When the ship arrives in port it makes the people unsettled.
The ship will be ready to sail, if the weather permits.
They drew their boat on the beach.
The liner will call at Kobe.
A tanker is a ship carrying oil.

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