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[()·なん()]
shinan
noun, suru verb

English Meaning(s) for 指南

noun, suru verb
  1. instruction (in martial arts, performance, etc.); teaching; coaching (from the compass in a 指南車 always pointing the same direction)

Definition and Synonyms for 指南

Teaching the activities of educating or instructing
Synonyms: エデュケーション, 垂教, 垂訓, 指南, 指導, 教え, 教える, 教授, 教示, 教育, 教諭
Coach teach and supervise (someone)
Synonyms: コーチ, 指南, 指導
Tutor a person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.)
Synonyms: チューター, 家庭教師, 指南, 指南役, 指南番
Professional an authority qualified to teach apprentices
Synonyms: マスター, 先生, 先生, 先生, 大師範, 宗匠, , 師匠, 師範, 指南, 指南役, 指南番, 親方
Teach impart skills or knowledge to
Synonyms: 仕立て上げる, 仕込む, 伝う, 伝える, 伝授, 指南, 指導, 授ける, 授業, 教える, 教導, 教授, 教示, 教育, 教諭, 示教, 訓化, 訓導, 鍛え上げる
Coach act as a trainer or coach (to) , as in sports
Synonyms: コーチ, 指南, 指導
Teaching activities that impart knowledge or skill
Synonyms: エデュケーション, 垂教, 垂訓, 指南, 指導, 教え, 教える, 教授, 教示, 教育, 教諭

Meanings for each kanji in 指南

finger; point to; indicate; put into; play (chess); measure (ruler) Kanji Details »
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Categories 指南 is a member of

Activity any specific behavior
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Teach impart skills or knowledge to
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Inform impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
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Authority an expert whose views are taken as definitive
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Teacher a person whose occupation is teaching
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 指南

Sample Sentences for 指南

It would be presumptuous to call myself his replacement, but I could offer some guidance.

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