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耳 : Ear (radical 128)

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ear (radical 128)

On 'yomi:
(ji)
Kun 'yomi:
みみ(mimi)
Nanori:
がみ(gami)
Strokes:6
Radical: (128)
Usage Rating:1328
JLPT:N3
old JLPT:4
Grade:1
Unicode:08033
jis208:28-10
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耳 Usage examples

流行性下腺炎(りゅうこうせいじかせんえん)mumps
慣れる(みみなれる)
馴れる(みみなれる)
to be something familiar
(かたみみ)one ear
鼻咽喉(じびいんこう)ear, nose, and throat
(ひだりみみ)left ear
が利く(みみがきく)to have a sharp ear
(キクラゲ)cloud ear mushroom (Auricularia auricula-judae), wood ear mushroom
地獄(じごくみみ)sharp ear, long ears, ability to remember everything one hears
(ねみみ)something heard while sleeping
に水(ねみみにみず)bolt from the blue, great surprise
の不自由(みみのふじゆう)deafness, the deaf
忠言逆(ちゅうげんぎゃくじ)good advice is harsh to the ears, honest advice is often unpleasant to the ears
長目(ひじちょうもく)sharp eyes and ears used for collecting information far and wide, having the acumen and shrewd discernment gained by widely-collected information, being well-versed on a subject, books which broaden our knowledge
年増(みみどしま)young woman with a lot of superficial knowledge about sex, etc.
にタコができる(みみにたこができる)
にたこができる(みみにたこができる)
に胼胝ができる(みみにたこができる)
to be told or made to hear something so often that you (metaphorically) get calluses on your ears
にする(みみにする)to hear, to hear by chance, to hear by accident, to catch (the sound)
を傾ける(みみをかたむける)
をかたむける(みみをかたむける)
to lend an ear, to hearken, to give an ear to, to listen carefully
そろえて(みみそろえて)
揃えて(みみそろえて)
all at once (usu. of payment), at one go
織物の(おりもののみみ)selvedge (non-fray machined edge of fabrics), selvage
(みみぐけ)blindstitched machined fabric edge (selvedge) forming a fold, pleat, edge, etc.
触り(みみざわり)feeling one gets from listening to something
ピアス(みみピアス)ear piercing, earring
(みみピ)ear piercing, earring
を揃えて(みみをそろえて)
をそろえて(みみをそろえて)
(to pay off) in full
壁にあり(かべにみみあり)walls have ears
壁にあり障子に目あり(かべにみみありしょうじにめあり)walls have ears, wall have ears, sliding doors have eyes
(じかん)Eustachian tube