しろ

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

しろ (shiro

  1. imperative of する
  2. (often following ) no matter; regardless of
    (なに)しろ
    nani shiro
    anyway; no matter what is the case
    失敗(しっぱい)するしろやるだけことやる
    shippai suru ni shiro yaru dake no koto wa yaru
    I will try my best even if I were to fail.

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of しろ – see the following entries.
1
[noun] the color white
[noun] (by extension) innocence
[noun] (go) a white go stone
[noun] something unwritten
[noun] (colloquial) the white team in a 紅白 (kōhaku) group
[noun] (colloquial) an unlicensed prostitute
[noun] (colloquial) Short for (shirogane): silver
[noun] (colloquial) Synonym of (shio): salt
[noun] (colloquial) Short for 白書院 (shiroshoin): a specific kind of drawing room or study, using unpainted cedar wood with straight grain
[noun] a type of もつ焼き (motsuyaki) made from pig intestines
4
[noun] castle
3
[noun] (archaic) substitution
[noun] (archaic) price, cost, charge
[noun] (historical) shiro, a unit of land
(This term, しろ, is an alternative spelling of the above terms.
For a list of all kanji read as しろ, not just those used in Japanese terms, see Category:Japanese kanji read as しろ.)