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noun, noun, used as a suffix

English Meaning(s) for 句

noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. section (i.e. of text); sentence; passage; paragraph
  2. phrase
  3. verse (of 5 or 7 mora in Japanese poetry; of 4, 5, or 7 characters in Chinese poetry)
  4. haiku; first 17 morae of a renga, etc.
  5. maxim; saying; idiom; expression

Definition and Synonyms for 句

Phrase an expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence
Synonyms: フレーズ,
Haiku an epigrammatic Japanese verse form of three short lines
Synonyms: 俳句, , 発句
Passage a section of text
Synonyms: 一節,
Passage particularly a section of medium length
Synonyms: 一節,

Meanings for each kanji in 句

» phrase; clause; sentence; passage; paragraph; counter for haiku

Categories 句 is a member of

Grammatical Construction a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit
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Verse Form a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines
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Section a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 句

Sample Sentences for 句

His old company gave him the shaft. But I admire the way he turned bad luck into good and did even better with his own business.
Jane is fat, rude, and smokes too much. But Ken thinks she's lovely and charming. That's why they say love is blind.
His answer to her being late was to fire her.
Even when you think about it in a very commonsensical way, a life without laughter is gloomy and cold. Furthermore, it is thought to be unhealthy.
Tom wrote down without fail every one of Mary's words.

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