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shi
noun

English Meaning(s) for 子

noun
  1. child (esp. a boy)
  2. viscount
  3. master (founder of a school of thought, esp. Confucius)
  4. philosophy (branch of Chinese literature); non-Confucian Hundred Schools of Thought writings
  5. you (of one's equals)
  6. -er (i.e. a man who spends all his time doing...)

Definition and Synonyms for 子

North the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees
Synonyms: ノース, , , 北方, 北の方, , , , , 真北
Young any immature animal
Synonyms: , , , ,
Son the divine word of God
Synonyms: ロゴス, きりすと, , , , , , 言葉
Tiddler a young person of either sex
Synonyms: キッド, , , 児童, , 坊や, , , , ちびっ子, 子供, , 小人, 小児, , 童子, 豎子
Child a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
Synonyms: , , , , お子さん, 子供, 子女, 子弟, お子様, 子種, , 愛児
Child an immature childish person
Synonyms: ベビー, , 乳児, , , , お子さん, 子供, , 幼児, 幼子, 赤ちゃん, 赤ん坊
Male Child a youthful male person
Synonyms: , お坊さん, 坊や, 坊主, , , , , 小僧, 少年, 我郎, 男児, 男子, 男の子, , 童子
Viscountess a noblewoman holding the rank of viscount in her own right
Synonyms: , , , ,
Viscountess a wife or widow of a viscount
Synonyms: , , , ,
Son the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus)
Synonyms: ロゴス, きりすと, , , , , , 言葉

Meanings for each kanji in 子

child; sign of the rat; 11PM-1AM; first sign of Chinese zodiac Kanji Details »

Categories 子 is a member of

Individual a human being
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Animate Being a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
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Juvenile a young person, not fully developed
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Male a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
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Issue the immediate descendants of a person
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Peer a nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage
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Married Woman a married woman
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Cardinal Compass Point one of the four main compass points
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Sample Sentences for 子

His mind kept running on his dead child.
Each of the boys was eager to join in the race.
I tried to soothe the child.
The child talks as if he were a man.
A fast child may win the race, but even a slow child can compete.

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