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Hana Part 2 - Vocabulary

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This is a vocabulary list for most of the words found in the second part of Hana. I've tried to only capture the meaning as found in the story, but I am sure I missed or mixed up a few--please report any errors or suggestions for clarity.

池 【いけ】 (n) pond
尾 【お】 (n) tail (name of pond)
町 【まち】 (n) town
者 【もの】 (n) person
こう云う 【こういう】 (adj-pn) such; like this
鼻 【はな】 (n) nose
禅智内供 【ぜんちないぐ】 Zenchi Naigu (name)
為に 【ために】 (conj) (1) for; for the sake of; to one's advantage; in favor of; in favour of; on behalf of; (2) because of; as a result of
俗 【ぞく】 (adj-na,n) customs; manners; the world; worldliness; vulgarity; mundane things; the laity
事 【こと】 (n) thing; matter; fact; circumstances; business; reason; experience
試合(ateji)(P); 仕合(ateji) 【しあい】 (n,vs) match; game; bout; contest
言う(P); 云う; 謂う 【いう(P); ゆう(P)】 (v5u) to say
誰も 【だれも】 (conj) (1) (uk) everyone; anyone; (2) no-one (with neg. verb)
妻 【つま】 (n) wife
になる becomes; will become; turns out
まい (aux) (1) probably isn't (doesn't, won't, etc.); (2) don't (doesn't) intend to; intend not to; (3) must not; (when used in an imperative sentence) don't
中には 【なかには】 (adv) some (of them); among (them)
又(P); 亦; 復 【また】 (adv,conj,pref) (uk) again; and; also; still (doing something)
出家 【しゅっけ; すけ(ok)】 (n,vs) {Buddh} entering the priesthood; cenobite (coenobite); priest; monk; nun
だろう(P); だろ (exp) (1) seems; I think; I guess; I wonder; I hope; (2) don't you agree?; I thought you'd say that!
批評 【ひひょう】 (n,vs,adj-no) criticism; review; commentary
さえ(P); すら (prt) even; if only; if just; as long as; the only thing needed
併し(P); 然し(P) 【しかし】 (conj) (uk) however; but
自分 【じぶん】 (pn,adj-no) (1) myself; yourself; oneself; himself; herself; (2) I; me
僧 【そう】 (n) monk; priest
幾分 【いくぶん】 (adv,n) (1) somewhat; to some extent; to some degree; (n) (2) some; part; portion

少ない(P); 少い(io); 尠い; 寡い 【すくない】 (adj-i) few; a little; scarce; insufficient; seldom

結果的 【けっかてき】 (adj-na) concerning the result (as opposed to the means used to achieve this result or the original goal)
事実 【じじつ】 (n-adv,n) fact; truth; reality
左右 【さゆう】 (n,vs) (1) left and right; (2) influence; control; domination
余りに 【あまりに】 (adv) (uk) too much; excessively; too
デリケート (adj-na,n) delicate

其処で 【そこで】 (conj) (uk) so; accordingly; now; then; thereupon; therefore
積極的 【せっきょくてき】 (adj-na) assertive; positive; active; proactive
消極的 【しょうきょくてき】 (adj-na) negative; half-hearted; passive; unmotivated
毀損; 棄損; き損 【きそん】 (n,vs) damage; injury; defamation; waste
回復(P); 快復; 恢復 【かいふく】 (n,vs) recovery (from illness); improvement; rehabilitation; restoration; convalescence;
試みる 【こころみる】 (v1,vt) to try; to tes


実際 【じっさい】 (adj-no,adv,n) (1) practicality; practical; (2) reality; actuality; actual conditions; (3) {Buddh} bhutakoti (limit of reality);


見せる 【みせる】 (v1,vt) to show; to display

色々 【いろいろ】 various
角度 【かくど】 (n,adj-no) angle
顔 【かお】 (n) face (person)
映す 【うつす】 (v5s,vt) to project; to reflect; to cast (shadow)
乍ら 【ながら】 (prt) while; during; as
熱心 【ねっしん】 (adj-na,n) zeal; enthusiasm
工夫 【こうふ】 (n) (sens) labourer; laborer; blue-collar worker
凝らす 【こごらす】 (v5s,vt) to concentrate one's attention on; to devote oneself to something; to ponder; to meditate
どうかすると (exp) there is a tendency; there is a possibility
位置 【いち】 (n,vs) place; situation; position; location
換える 【かえる】 (v1,vt) to exchange; to interchange
安心 【あんしん】 (adj-na,n,vs) relief; peace of mind
頬杖 【ほおづえ】 (n) resting one's chin in one's hands
顎(P); 齶; 頤; 顋; 腮 【あご】 (n,adj-no) chin; jaw
指 【ゆび(P); および; おゆび】 (n) finger; toe; digit
宛てがう; 充てがう; 宛がう 【あてがう】 (v5u,vt) (1) to allot; to allocate; (2) to supply with; to furnish; (3) to fit to; to fasten to; to apply to
根気 【こんき】 (n) patience; perseverance; persistence; tenacity; energy
鏡 【かがみ】 (n) mirror
覗う 【うかがう】 (v5u,vt) to peep (through); to peek; to examine (esp. covertly)
満足 【まんぞく】 (adj-na,n,vs) satisfaction
程 【ほど】 (n-adv,n) degree; extent; bounds; limit
此れ迄に; 此れまでに 【これまでに】 (adv) (uk) before now; hitherto
只(P); 唯(P); 徒; 但; 常 【ただ】 (adj-no) only; merely; just; simply
一度も 【いちども】 (adv) never (in sentence with neg. verb)
時に 【ときに】 (exp) sometimes; occasionally
苦心 【くしん】 (n,vs) pain; trouble; anxiety; diligence; hard work
気さえする 【きさえする】 (exp) (more emphatic than 気がする) to have a certain mood or feeling; to have a hunch
箱(P); 函; 匣; 筥; 筐; 凾 【はこ(P); こう(匣)】 (n) box
今更(P); 今さら 【いまさら】 (adv,n) now (after such a long time); at this late hour (i.e. it is too late for something)
ため息(P); 溜め息(P); 溜息(io) 【ためいき】 (n) sigh
不承不承 【ふしょうぶしょう】 (adv,n,adj-no) reluctantly; grudgingly; unwilling
経机 【きょうづくえ】 (n) sutra-reading desk
観音 【かんのん】 (n) Kannon; Kwannon; Buddhist deity of mercy
経 【きょう】 (n) sutra; Buddhist scriptures
帰る 【かえる】 to return

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