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Edge [縁]

Edge
the boundary of a surface
[えん()]
en
noun

Alternate Written Forms:

[えにし()]
enishi
[えに()]
eni
[()·]
eni
[()]
e

English Meanings:

noun
  1. fate; destiny (esp. as a mysterious force that binds two people together)
  2. relationship (e.g. between two people); bond; link; connection
  3. family ties; affinity
  4. opportunity; chance (to meet someone and start a relationship)
  5. pratyaya (indirect conditions, as opposed to direct causes)
  6. narrow open-air veranda (also written as 椽)
[ふち()]
fuchi
noun

English Meanings:

noun
  1. rim; brim; edge; brink
[きわ()]
kiwa
noun, noun, used as a suffix

Alternate Written Forms:

[ぎわ()]
giwa

English Meanings:

noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. edge; brink; verge; side (pronounced ぎわ when a suffix)
  2. time; moment of
[さい()]
sai
adverb, noun

English Meanings:

adverb, noun
  1. on the occasion of; circumstances; juncture
[よすが()]
yosuga
noun

Alternate Written Forms:

[よすが()]
yosuga
[よすが(便)]
yosuga
[よすか()]
yosuka
[よすか()]
yosuka
[よすか(便)]
yosuka

English Meanings:

noun
  1. something to rely on; aid; clue; way; means
  2. someone to rely on; relative
  3. reminder; memento
yukari
noun

Alternate Written Forms:

[ゆかり()]
yukari
[ゆかり(所縁)]
yukari
shoen
[しょ()·えん()]
shoen

English Meanings:

noun
  1. connection (to a person, place, etc.); relation; affinity
heri
noun, noun, used as a suffix

Alternate Written Forms:

[へり()]
heri

English Meanings:

noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. edge (of a river, woods, etc.); shoulder (of a road) (sometimes べり as a suffix)
  2. rim; brim; hem; margin; fringe; selvage
  3. fabric border (of a tatami mat, etc.); edging
[よし()]
yoshi
noun

Alternate Written Forms:

[よし()]
yoshi
[よし()]
yoshi

English Meanings:

noun
  1. reason; significance; cause
  2. piece of information that one has heard; I hear that ...; it is said that ...

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