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Characters Pronunciation
Simple Dictionary Definition

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zhào / zhao4
 zaru / ざる
loosely woven bamboo ladle
(1) (kana only) draining basket (traditionally made of bamboo); colander; strainer; sieve; (2) (kana only) (See ざる法・ざるほう) something full of holes; (3) (abbreviation) (kana only) (See ざる蕎麦) zaru soba; (4) (colloquialism) (kana only) strong drinker; someone who can drink like a fish; (surname) Zaru



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zhào li / zhao4 li5
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 saru / さる
strainer (made of bamboo, wicker, or wire)
(place-name) Saru


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 zarugai;zarugai / ざるがい;ザルガイ (kana only) Burchard's cockle (Vasticardium burchardi)


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 zaruhou / zaruho / ざるほう (kana only) law full of loopholes; toothless law


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 zarumori / ざるもり (personal name) Zarumori


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 zarugawa / ざるがわ (place-name) Zarugawa


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 zaruike / ざるいけ (place-name) Zaruike


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 zaruda / ざるだ (place-name) Zaruda


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 zaruuchi / zaruchi / ざるうち (place-name) Zaruuchi


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 zaruhata / ざるはた (surname) Zaruhata


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 zarubuchi / ざるぶち (place-name) Zarubuchi


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 kinzaru / きんざる (food term) metal basket (for deep-frying, etc.); metallic basket


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 mezaru / めざる openwork bamboo basket


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 zarusoba / ざるそば (kana only) zaru soba (soba served on a bamboo draining basket with dipping sauce)


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 zarugaika / ざるがいか Cardiidae; family of bivalve molluscs comprising the cockles


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 zarusoba / ざるそば (kana only) zaru soba (soba served on a bamboo draining basket with dipping sauce)


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 zarugagatake / ざるががたけ (personal name) Zarugagatake


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 zarugagatake / ざるががたけ (personal name) Zarugagatake


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 zaruyashiki / ざるやしき (place-name) Zaruyashiki


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 zarumoriyama / ざるもりやま (personal name) Zarumoriyama


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 zarubuchibashi / ざるぶちばし (place-name) Zarubuchibashi


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 zarutameike / zarutameke / ざるためいけ (place-name) Zarutameike


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 zaruta / ざるた (place-name) Zaruta


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 shinzarukawa / しんざるかわ (place-name) Shinzarukawa


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 zarudakawakubo / ざるだかわくぼ (place-name) Zarudakawakubo


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 kinzaru / きんざる {food} metal basket (for deep-frying, etc.); metallic basket


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 zarugo / ざるご game of go played by poor players


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 zarumimi / ざるみみ memory like a sieve; going in one ear and out the other


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 zaruhou / zaruho / ざるほう law full of loopholes; toothless law


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 zarugaika(zarugai科);zarugaika(貝科) / ザルガイか(ザルガイ科);ざるがいか(笊貝科) Cardiidae; family of bivalve molluscs comprising the cockles


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 zarusoba(zaru蕎麦,蕎麦,soba);zarusoba(zaru蕎麦) / ざるそば(ざる蕎麦,笊蕎麦,笊そば);ザルそば(ザル蕎麦) (kana only) zaru soba (soba served on a bamboo draining basket with dipping sauce)

Entries with 2nd row of characters: The 2nd row is Simplified Chinese.

This page contains 31 results for "笊" in Chinese and/or Japanese.

Information about this dictionary:

Apparently, we were the first ones who were crazy enough to think that western people might want a combined Chinese, Japanese, and Buddhist dictionary.

A lot of westerners can't tell the difference between Chinese and Japanese - and there is a reason for that. Chinese characters and even whole words were borrowed by Japan from the Chinese language in the 5th century. Much of the time, if a word or character is used in both languages, it will have the same or a similar meaning. However, this is not always true. Language evolves, and meanings independently change in each language.

Example: The Chinese character 湯 for soup (hot water) has come to mean bath (hot water) in Japanese. They have the same root meaning of "hot water", but a 湯屋 sign on a bathhouse in Japan would lead a Chinese person to think it was a "soup house" or a place to get a bowl of soup. See this: Japanese Bath House

This dictionary uses the EDICT and CC-CEDICT dictionary files.
EDICT data is the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and is used in conformance with the Group's license.

Chinese Buddhist terms come from Dictionary of Chinese Buddhist Terms by William Edward Soothill and Lewis Hodous. This is commonly referred to as "Soothill's'". It was first published in 1937 (and is now off copyright so we can use it here). Some of these definitions may be misleading, incomplete, or dated, but 95% of it is good information. Every professor who teaches Buddhism or Eastern Religion has a copy of this on their bookshelf. We incorporated these 16,850 entries into our dictionary database ourselves (it was lot of work).

Combined, these cover 1,007,753 Japanese, Chinese, and Buddhist characters, words, idioms, names, placenames, and short phrases.

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