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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

"What shall I do?" I said to myself.
If she gets some antibiotics and sleeps, she'll get better.
As the proverb says, "Time is money."
Are you going to tell Tom?
The chances are that the boss will send you to California.

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