けっかい

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Japanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

けっかい (romaji kekkai)

  1. (archaic) an old name for the loris, more specifically as presented in curiosity shows
  2. 結界: a cordoned off area; a barrier:
    1. (Buddhism) restricted access to a specific area for purposes of Buddhist training
    2. A lattice or screen demarcating a merchant's or shopkeeper's register and bookkeeping area.
    3. (tea) an item used in sadō (茶道, "tea ceremony") to visually separate the guest tatami area from the ceremony tatami area
    4. (manga, anime) on a small scale, meaning a projected energy barrier, force field, or shield; and on a larger scale, meaning a pocket universe, spiritual or otherwise
  3. 欠壊: breakage
  4. 決壊, 決潰: collapse
  5. 結改: revising or rescheduling working shifts; an archery contest where pairs go in turns
  6. 結階: promoting someone to the appropriate rank in the Ritsuryō system of ancient Japan
  7. 血塊: a blood clot

Verb[edit]

けっかい + する (romaji kekkai suru)

  1. 結界: to cordon off, to restrict access
  2. 欠壊: to break, to wear out
  3. 決壊, 決潰: to collapse
  4. 結改: to revise or reschedule working shifts
  5. 結階: to promote someone to the appropriate rank in the Ritsuryō system of ancient Japan

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