さくら

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Japanese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of さくら – see the following entry.
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[noun] a cherry tree, more specifically the Japanese cherry, Prunus serrulata
[noun] Short for 桜花 (sakurabana): a cherry blossom
[noun] Short for 桜木 (sakuragi): cherry wood
[noun] Short for 桜皮 (sakuragawa): cherry bark
[noun] Short for 桜色 (sakura-iro): cherry blossom pink
[noun] Short for 桜襲, 桜重 (sakura-gasane): a layered style of wearing kimono with one layer in the sakura-iro color
[noun] Short for 桜肉 (sakura niku): horsemeat, from its pinkish color
[noun] Short for 桜湯 (sakurayu): cherry blossom tea
[noun] Synonym of 天保一分銀 (Tenpō ichibugin): a rectangular silver coin issued during the Tenpō era (1830-1844), so called for its cherry blossom pattern; worth one-quarter of a (ryō)
[noun] (card games) the suit of cherry blossoms in a hanafuda deck, representing the month of March
[noun] (Kansai) a class of prostitute in the red-light district
[noun] the middle of the dorsal fin of a fish
[noun] (theater, historical) during the Edo Period, a special box or balcony seat for a hired applauder, someone requested to cheer on the performers
[noun] (slang) a shill, capper, or come-on working for a store, auction, or even a swindle, who is paid to attract customers or marks
[noun] (slang) an ear
[noun] Short for 桜炭, 佐倉炭 (Sakura-zumi): a high-quality (sumi, charcoal) made in 佐倉 (Sakura) in Chiba Prefecture, using as ateji for 佐倉
[proper noun] a female given name
[proper noun] a placename
[proper noun] a surname
[proper noun] a piece of koto music, often entitled Sakura Sakura in English:
[proper noun] a piece of music played at the start of 平曲 (Heikyoku, retelling of The Tale of the Heike with 琵琶 (biwa) lute accompaniment)
Alternative spelling
サクラ
(This term, さくら, is an alternative spelling of the above term.
For a list of all kanji read as さくら, not just those used in Japanese terms, see Category:Japanese kanji read as さくら.)
For pronunciation and definitions of さくら – see the following entry.
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[proper noun] a female given name
[proper noun] a surname
(This term, さくら, is an alternative spelling of the above term.
For a list of all kanji read as さくら, not just those used in Japanese terms, see Category:Japanese kanji read as さくら.)
For pronunciation and definitions of さくら – see the following entry.
佐倉
[proper noun] a surname
[proper noun] a placename, especially of a city in Chiba Prefecture
(This term, さくら, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)