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English: squat seat cushion gathering sit On-Yomi: ザ Kun-Yomi: すわ.る
Bushu (Radical) Info: 广 (まだれ) – dotted cliff
Henshall Mnemonic: persons sit on ground under roof at gathering
Levels: JLPT N3 | JLPT 2 (old) | Grade 6 Frequency: #588 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers Common Words and/or Phrases Using this Kanji: Click any individual kanji to view a similar information sheet for it. Click [K] to look up the word's individual character(s) at WWWJDIC. Click [D] to look up the word at WWWJDIC (definition is the same but other useful features exist).
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JLPT N5 Words 座る [すわる] (v5r) to sit; to squat [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] JLPT N3 Words JLPT N2 Words 座 布 団 [ざぶとん] (n) cushion (Japanese); square cushion used when sitting on one's knees in a tatami-mat floor [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 座 敷 [ざしき] (n) tatami room [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] JLPT N1 Words ご 座います [ございます] (exp) to be (polite); to exist [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 星 座 [せいざ] (n) constellation [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 座 談 会 [ざだんかい] (n) symposium; round-table discussion [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] Other Popular Words Not Classified by JLPT 講 座 [こうざ] (n) lectureship; chair; course [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 一 座 [いちざ] (n) (1) party; those present; troupe; (2) first seat [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 銀 座 [ぎんざ] (n) (Edo period) silver mint [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 正 座 [せいざ] (n,vs) sitting correctly (Japanese-style); sitting (or squatting) straight [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 即 座 [そくざ] (adj-no,n) immediate; right there on the spot; impromptu [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 王 座 [おうざ] (n) throne [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 口 座 [こうざ] (n) account (e.g. bank) [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 座 [ざ] (n,n-suf) seat; one's place; position [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 座り [すわり] (n) sitting; stability [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 座り 込み [すわりこみ] (n,vs) sit-in (i.e. in protest) [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 胡 座 [あぐら] (n) sit cross-legged (i.e., Indian style) [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 座 禅 [ざぜん] (n) (Zen) meditation [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 座 長 [ざちょう] (n) chairman [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 連 座 [れんざ] (n,vs) implicated (involved) in (a crime) [ K] [ D] [ Jisho]