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{prop} (Chinese surname) :: /りく, Riku/
la {n} (syllable used in solfège to represent the sixth note of a major scale) :: /ra/
lab {n} (laboratory) SEE: laboratory ::
lab coat {n} (coat worn by laboratory workers) :: 白衣 /はくい/
label {n} (small ticket or sign giving information) :: ラベル /raberu/
labellum {n} :: 唇弁
labia {n} (folds of tissue at opening of vulva) :: 陰唇 /いんしん, inshin/
labia majora {n} (outer folds of vulva) :: 大陰唇 /だいいんしん, daiinshin/
labia minora {n} ((anatomy) the two inner folds of skin within the cleft of the labia majora) :: 小陰唇 /しょういんしん, shōinshin/
labiodental {n} (a speech sound articulated with the lower lip and upper teeth) :: 唇歯音 /shinshion/
laboratory {n} (room, building or institution equipped for scientific research) :: 実験室 /じっけんしつ, jikkenshitsu/, ラブ /rabu/
laboratory {n} (place where chemicals, drugs or microbes are prepared or manufactured) :: 研究所 {m} /けんきゅうじょ, kenkyūjo/
labored breathing {n} (poor or irregular breathing) :: 呼吸困難 /kokyū konnan/
laborious {adj} (industrious) SEE: industrious ::
labor market {n} (market with labor of workers) :: 労働市場 /ろうどうしじょう, rōdō shijō/
Labor Party {prop} (similar party in another country) SEE: Labour Party ::
labor union {n} (labor union) SEE: trade union ::
labour {n} (work) :: 労働 /ろうどう, rōdō/
labour {v} (to work) :: 働く /はたらく, hataraku/
Labour Party {prop} (British party) :: 労働党 /ろうどうとう, rōdōtō/
Labour Party {prop} (similar party in another country) :: 労働党 /ろうどうとう, rōdōtō/
Labrador retriever {n} (breed of dog) :: ラブラドール・レトリーバー /Raburadōru retorībā/
labyrinth {n} (maze) :: 迷路 /めいろ, meiro/, 迷宮 /めいきゅう, meikyū/
labyrinthitis {n} (inflammation) :: 内耳炎 /ないじえん, naijien/
lac {n} (a resinous substance) :: ラッカー /rakkā/
lac {n} (lakh) SEE: lakh ::
lace {n} (fabric) :: レース /rēsu/
lace {n} (cord for fastening a shoe or garment) :: 靴紐 /くつひも, kutsuhimo/
Lacedaemonian {n} (inhabitant of Lacedaemonia) :: ラケダイモン人 /rakedaimon-jin/
lachanophobia {n} (irrational fear of vegetables) :: 野菜恐怖症 /やさいきょうふしょう, yasai kyōfushō/
lachrymable {adj} (lamentable) SEE: lamentable ::
lack {n} (deficiency, need) :: 不足 /ふそく, fusoku/
lack {v} (be without, need, require) :: 欠ける /かける, kakeru/ [intransitive], 欠く /かく, kaku/ [transitive]
lackey {n} (a fawning, servile follower) :: 走狗 /そうく, sōku/
lacking {adj} (missing or not having enough of something) :: いまいち /imaichi/
laconic {adj} (using as few words as possible) :: 簡潔 /かんけつ, kanketsu/
La Coruña {prop} (A Coruña) SEE: A Coruña ::
lacrimal bone {n} (fragile bone situated near the eye) :: 涙骨 /るいこつ, ruikotsu/
lacrimal gland {n} (gland which secretes tear fluid) :: 涙腺 /るいせん, ruisen/
lacrosse {n} (the sport) :: ラクロス /rakurosu/
lactation {n} (process of providing milk to the young) :: 授乳 /じゅにゅう, junyū/
lactic acid {n} (2-hydroxy-propanoic acid (CH3.CHOH.CO2H)) :: 乳酸 /にゅうさん, nyūsan/
lactose {n} (disaccharide sugar of milk and dairy products) :: 乳糖 /にゅうとう, nyūtō/, ラクトース /rakutōsu/
lactose intolerance {n} (inability to metabolize lactose) :: 乳糖不耐症 /にゅうとうふたいしょう, nyūtōfutaishō/
lad {n} (a boy) :: 青年 /せいねん, seinen/, 若者 /わかもの, wakamono/
Lada {prop} (a Russian car) :: ラーダ /Rāda/, ラダ /Rada/
ladder {n} (climbing tool) :: 梯子 /はしご, hashigo/, はしご /hashigo/
ladies and gentlemen {n} (phrase used to address an audience of men and women) :: 列席皆様 /ごれっせきのみなさま, go-resseki no minasama/, 来場皆様 /ごらいじょうのみなさま, go-raijō no minasama/, 皆様 /みなさま, minasama/
ladies' fingers {n} (edible pods of the okra plant) :: オクラ /okura/
ladies first {proverb} (phrase encouraging gentlemanliness) :: レディーファースト /redī fāsuto/
ladle {n} (deep-bowled spoon with a long, usually curved, handle) :: お玉杓子 /おたまじゃくし, otamajakushi/, お玉 /おたま, otama/
Ladoga {prop} (a lake in Russia) :: ラドガ湖 /Radoga-ko/
lady {n} (woman of breeding and authority) :: 婦人 /ふじん, fujin/, レディ /redi/, 淑女 /しゅくじょ, shukujo/
lady {n} (wife of a lord) :: 夫人 /ふじん, fujin/, レディ /redi/
lady {n} (polite term referring a woman) :: 奥様 /おくさま, okusama/, 貴婦人 /きふじん, kifujin/
lady {n} (toilets intended for use by women) :: 女性トイレ /josei yō toire/
ladybird {n} (member of Coccinellidae) :: テントウムシ /tentōmushi/, 天道虫 /てんとうむし, tentōmushi/
ladyboy {n} (effeminate homosexual man, especially an intergender person, see also: kathoey) :: ニューハーフ /nyūhāfu/ [(pseudo-anglicism: from "new half"], レディーボーイ /redībōi/ [anglicism]
ladybug {n} (ladybird) SEE: ladybird ::
ladyfinger {n} (okra) SEE: okra ::
lady-in-waiting {n} (woman who is a servant to a lady) :: 女官 /にょかん, nyokan, にょうかん, nyōkan/
Lady Justice {prop} (female personification of justice) :: 正義の婦人, 正義の女神
lady-killer {n} (man unusually attractive to women) :: 色男 /いろおとこ, irootoko/
Lady Liberty {prop} (female personification of liberty) :: 自由の女神 /じゆうのめがみ, jiyū no megami/
ladylike {adj} (of or connected with the appearance or behaviour of a well-mannered woman) :: 女らしい /onnarashii/
Lady Luck {prop} (female personification of luck) :: 幸運の婦人, 幸運の女神
lady's man {n} (womanizer) SEE: womanizer ::
lady's man {n} (man who attracts women and enjoys their company) :: 色男 /いろおとこ, irootoko/
lag {v} (to fall behind) :: 立ち遅れる /たちおくれる, tachiokureru/
lagoon {n} (shallow body of water) :: ラグーン /ragūn/, /かた, kata/, 潟湖 /せきこ, sekiko/
lagopode {n} (ptarmigan) SEE: ptarmigan ::
Lagos {prop} (former capital of Nigeria) :: ラゴス /Ragosu/
Lagrange point {n} (a point in an the orbital configuration) :: ラグランジュ点 /Raguranju-ten/
lahar {n} (volcanic mudflow) :: ラハール /rahāru/
Lahore {prop} (Lahore) :: ラホール /Rahōru/
Lahti {prop} (city of Finland) :: ラハティ
lain {v} (situated horizontally) :: 横になった /よこになった, yoko ni natta/
lair {n} (of an animal) :: 巣窟 /そうくつ, sōkutsu/
laissez faire {n} (economics: a policy of governmental non-interference in economic affairs) :: レッセフェール /ressefēru/, 自由放任 /じゆうほうにん, jiyūhōnin/
lake {n} (body of water) :: /みずうみ, mizuúmi/, [suffix] -湖 /こ, ko/
lake {n} (coloring agent) :: ニス /nisu/, /うるし, urushi/
Lake Biwa {prop} (Japan's largest lake) :: 琵琶湖 /びわこ, Biwako/
Lake Ladoga {prop} (Ladoga) SEE: Ladoga ::
lakeside {n} (the shore of a lake) :: 湖畔 /こはん, kohan/, 湖岸 /こがん, kogan/, レークサイド /rēkusaido/
lakeside {adj} (by the side of a lake) :: 湖畔の /kohan no/, レークサイド /rēkusaido/
Lake Superior {prop} (the lake) :: スペリオル湖 /Superio-ko/
lakh {num} (one hundred thousand) :: 洛叉 /らくしゃ, rakusha/, ラーク /rāku/, 十万 /じゅうまん, jūman/
laksa {n} (a spicy stew from Indonesia or Malaysia) :: ラクサ /rakusa/
Lakshadweep {prop} (union territory of India) :: ラクシャディープ /Rakushadīpu/
Lakshmi {prop} (Hindu goddess of wealth) :: ラクシュミ /rakushumi/
lama {n} (master of Tibetan Buddhism) :: ラマ
lamb {n} (young sheep) :: 子羊 /こひつじ, kohitsuji/, 小羊 /こひつじ, kohitsuji/, ラム /ramu/
lamb {n} (flesh of lamb as food) :: ラム /ramu/, 羊肉 /ようにく, yōniku/
lambada {n} (Brazilian dance) :: ランバダ /ranbada/, ランバーダ /lambāda/
lambda {n} (name of the Greek letter) :: ラムダ /ramuda/
lambda calculus {n} (algebraic system) :: ラムダ計算 /ramuda keisan/
Lamb of God {prop} (Jesus, symbolized as a sacrifice) :: 神の子羊, 神の小羊 /かみのこひつじ, Kami no Kohitsuji/
lame {adj} (unable to walk properly because of a problem with one's feet or legs) :: 足の不自由な /あしのふじゆうな, ashi-no fujiyū-na/, 足の悪い /あしのわるい, ashi-no warui/
lame {adj} (slang: failing to be cool, funny, interesting or relevant) :: ださださ /dasadasa/, 寒い /samui/
lame duck {n} (an official who is marking time until leaving their office) :: レームダック /rēmu dakku/, レイムダック /reimu dakku/, 役立たず /やくたたず, yakutatazu/, 死に体 /しにたい, shinitai/
lamella {n} (gill of a mushroom) SEE: gill ::
lament {v} (express grief) :: 悲しむ /kanashimu/
lamentable {adj} (deplorable) :: 嘆かわしい /なげかわしい, nagekawashii/
Lamentations {prop} (book of the Bible) :: 哀歌 /Aika/
lamer {n} (a person lacking in maturity, social skills, technical competence or intelligence) :: 厨房 /ちゅうぼう, chūbō/
lamia {n} (monster in mythology) :: ラミアー
lamina {n} (fine layer that occurs in sedimentary rocks) :: 葉層 /ようそう, yōsō/
laminate {n} (Material formed of thin sheets) :: ラミネート /raminēto/
lamination {n} (small scale sequence of fine layers that occurs in sedimentary rocks) :: 葉理 /ようり, yōri/
lammergeier {n} (bird) :: ヒゲワシ /髭鷲, higewashi/
lammergeyer {n} (vulture) SEE: lammergeier ::
lamp {n} (device producing light) :: ランプ /rampu/, 明かり /あかり, akari/, /とう, tō/, 電灯 /でんとう, dentō/
lamp {n} (oil device producing light) :: ランプ /ranpu/, 明かり /あかり, akari/
lamppost {n} (pole that holds up a light) :: 街灯 /がいとう, gaitō/
lamprey {n} (a fish) :: 八目鰻 /ヤツメウナギ, yatsumeunagi/
lampshade {n} (cover over a lamp) :: ランプシェード /ranpushēdo/, ランプのかさ /ranpu no kasa/
lance {n} (weapon of war) :: /やり, yari/, /ほこ, hoko/
lance {n} (spear or harpoon used by whalers) :: やす /yasu/
lancet {n} (surgical instrument) :: メス /mesu/
land {n} (part of Earth that is not covered by oceans or other bodies of water) :: /りく, riku/
land {n} (real estate or landed property) :: 不動産 /ふどうさん, fudōsan/, 土地 /とち, tochí/
land {n} (country or region) :: 領土 /りょうど, ryōdo/, 国土 /kokudo, kokudo/
land {n} (someone's homeplace) :: 祖国 /そこく, sokoku/
land {n} (ground that is suitable for farming) :: 土地 /とち, tochí/, 農地 /のうち, nōchi/
land {v} (to descend to a surface, especially from the air) :: 着陸する /ちゃくりくする, chakurikú surú/, 上陸する /じょうりくする, jōriku surú/
land {v} (to arrive at land, especially a shore, or a dock, from a body of water) :: 上陸する /じょうりくする, jōriku suru/
land {v} (to bring to land) :: 着陸する /ちゃくりくする, chakurikú surú/ , 上陸させる /じょうりくさせる, jōriku saserú/
land {v} (to deliver) SEE: deliver ::
-land {suffix} (territory, country or region (suffix)) :: /こく, -koku, ごく, -goku/, ランド /-rando/
lander {n} (space probe) :: ランダー /randā/
-landia {suffix} (territory, country or region (suffix)) SEE: -land ::
landing {n} (coming to earth, as of an airplane) :: 上陸 /じょうりく, jōriku/, 着陸 /ちゃくりく, chakuriku/
landing {n} (an in-between platform) :: 踊り場 /おどりば, odoriba/
landing {n} (a place on a shoreline where a boat lands) :: 船着き場 /funatsukiba/
landing strip {n} (auxiliary or temporary runway for aircraft) :: 滑走路 /かっそうろ, kassōro/
landline {n} (telephone connected by such a fixed wire) :: 固定電話 /こていでんわ, kotei denwa/
landlocked {adj} (surrounded by land) :: 内陸 /nairiku/
landlord {n} (person who owns and rents land such as a house, apartment, or condo) :: 家主 /やぬし, yanushi/, 地主 /じぬし, jinushi/, 大家 /おおや, ōya/
landlouper {n} (vagabond) SEE: vagabond ::
landmark {n} (recognizable feature) :: 目標 /めじるし, mejirushi/, 境界標 /きょうかいひょう, kyōkaihyō/
landmark {n} (notable location) :: ランドマーク /randomāku/, 目標物 /もくひょうぶつ, mokuhyōbutsu/
landmass {n} (large continuous area of land) :: 陸地 /りくち, rikuchi/
land mine {n} (mine that is placed on land) :: 地雷 /じらい, jirai/
Land of the Rising Sun {prop} (Japan) :: 日出ずる国, 日出づる国, 日出国 /hi izuru kuni/, 日の本 /hi no moto/, 日本 /Nihon; Nippon/
landowner {n} (a person who owns land) :: 地主 /じぬし, jinushi; じしゅ, jishu/
landscape {n} (portion of land or territory) :: 景色 /keiseki/
landscape {n} (mode of printing) :: /yoko/
Landsknecht {n} (German mercenary of the 15th or 16th century) SEE: lansquenet ::
landslide {n} (natural disaster) :: 地滑り /じすべり, ji-suberi/, 山崩れ /やまくずれ, yama-kuzure/, 山津波 /やまつなみ, yama-tsunami/, 土砂崩れ /どしゃくずれ, dosha-kuzure/
landslide {n} (vote won by a wide or overwhelming majority) :: 地滑り勝利 /じすべりてきしょうり, jisuberi-teki shōri/
lane {n} (passageway) :: 路地 /ろじ, roji/, 細道 /ほそみち, hosomichi/
lane {n} (division of roadway) :: 車線 /しゃせん, shasen/, レーン /rēn/
lane {n} (course for ships or aircraft) :: 規定航路 /きていこうろ, kiteikōro/
Langhe {prop} (hilly territory in Piedmont) :: ランゲ /Range/
language {n} (body of words used as a form of communication) :: 言葉 /ことば, kotoba/, 言語 /げんご, gengo/
language {n} (the ability to communicate using words) :: 言語 /gengo/
language {n} (vocabulary of a particular field) :: 用語 /ようご, yōgo/
language {n} (particular words used) :: 言い回し /いいまわし, iimawashi/
language {n} (computer language, see also: computer language) :: 言語 /げんご, gengo/
language barrier {n} (barrier to communication) :: 言葉の壁 /kotoba-no kabe/
language code {n} (a standard identifier of a language) :: 言語コード /gengo kōdo/
language exchange {n} (language exchange) :: 言語交流 /げんごこうりゅう, gengo kōryū/, 言語交換 /げんごこうかん, gengo kōkan/, ランゲージ・エクスチェンジ /rangēji-ekusuchenji/
language family {n} (set of languages) :: 語族 /ごぞく, gozoku/
language isolate {n} (natural language without relatives) :: 孤立した言語 /こりつしたげんご, koritsu shita gengo/
language police {n} (language police) :: 言語警察 /げんごけいさつ, gengo keisatsu/
language swap {n} (language exchange) SEE: language exchange ::
Languedoc-Roussillon {prop} (region of France) :: ラングドック=ルシヨン /Rangudokku-Rushiyon/, ラングドック·ルシヨン /Rangudokku-Rushiyon/
languid {adj} (lacking enthusiasm, energy or strength) :: 気だるい /kedarui/, 弱々しい /yowayowashii/, 物憂い /monoui/
languid {adj} (heavy; dull; dragging) :: のろい /noroi/, 緩慢 /kanman/
languish {v} (to lose strength and become weak) :: 元気がなくなる /げんきがなくなる, genki ga nakunaru/
languish {v} (to live in miserable conditions) :: 惨めに暮らす /みじめにくらす, mijime ni kurasu/
lanichol {n} (lanolin) SEE: lanolin ::
laniol {n} (lanolin) SEE: lanolin ::
lanolin {n} (greasy yellow substance) :: ラノリン /ranorin/
Lansing {prop} (capital city) :: ランシング /Ranshingu/
lansquenet {n} (German mercenary of the 15th or 16th century) :: ランツクネヒト /rantsukunehito/
lantern {n} (case of transparent material made to protect a flame, or light) :: 灯篭 /とうろう, tōrō/ (also: 灯籠 /とうろう, tōrō/), ランタン /rantan/, [paper] 提灯 /ちょうちん, chōchin/
lanthanum {n} (metallic element) :: ランタン /rantan/
Lanzhou {prop} (a city of China) :: 蘭州 /らんしゅう, Ranshū/
Lao {n} (person) :: ラオス人 /ラオスじん, raosujin/
Lao {prop} (language) :: ラオ語 /raogo/, ラオス語 /raosugo/
Lao {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Laos, the people or their language) :: ラオ /rao/, ラオスの /Raosu no/
Laocoön {prop} (Trojan or Argonaut) :: ラーオコオーン /Rāokōon/
Lao People's Democratic Republic {prop} (country in Southeast Asia (official name)) :: ラオス人民民主共和国 /Raosu jinmin minshu kyōwakoku/
Laos {prop} (country in Southeast Asia) :: ラオス /Raosu/
Laotian {n} (Laotian person) SEE: Lao ::
Laotian {prop} (language) :: ラオ語 /Rao-go/, ラオス語 /Raosu-go/
Laotian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Laos) :: ラオの /Rao no/, ラオスの /Raosu no/
Lao-Tzu {prop} (Laozi) SEE: Laozi ::
Laozi {prop} (influential Chinese philosopher and founder of Taoism) :: 老子 /ろうし, Rōshi/
Laozi {prop} (Tao Te Ching) SEE: Tao Te Ching ::
lap {n} (upper legs of a seated person) :: ひざ /hiza/
La Paz {prop} (capital of Bolivia) :: ラパス /Rapasu/
lap cheong {n} (type of sausage) :: 臘腸, 蝋腸, ラプチョン /rapuchon/
lap dog {n} (small dog suited to resting in its master's lap) :: ラップ・ドッグ /rappu doggu/
lapidation {n} (act of stoning, sometimes to the point of death) :: 石打ち /いしうち, ishi-uchi/, 石撃ち /いしうち, ishi-uchi/
lapis lazuli {n} (precious blue stone) :: 琉璃 /るり, ruri/, 青金石 /せいきんせき, seikinseki/, ラピスラズリ /rapisu razuri/
Laplace transform {n} (function on positive real numbers) :: ラプラス変換 /Rapurasu henkan/
Lapland {prop} (region in Scandinavia) :: ラップランド /Rappurando/
Lappland {prop} (Lapland) SEE: Lapland ::
La Pérouse Strait {prop} (strait) :: 宗谷海峡 /そうやかいきょう, Sōya kaikyō/, ラ・ペルーズ海峡 /Ra-Perūzu kaikyō/
lapsang souchong {n} (tea) :: 正山小種 /ラプサン・スーチョン, rapusan sūchon/, 正山小種 /せいさんしょうしゅ, seisan shōshu/ [less common reading]
lapti {n} (bast shoes) :: ラプティ /raputi/
laptop {n} (computing: a laptop computer) :: ノートパソコン /nōto-pasokon/, ラップトップ /rapputoppu/
laptop computer {n} (laptop) SEE: laptop ::
lapwing {n} (bird belonging to the subfamily Vanellinae) :: タゲリ /tageri/
larboard {n} (port) SEE: port ::
larceny {n} (law: unlawful taking of personal property) :: 窃盗 /settou/
larch {n} (a coniferous tree) :: カラマツ /karamatsu/
lard {n} (bacon) SEE: bacon ::
lard {n} (fat from the abdomen of a pig) :: 豚脂 /とんし, tonshi/, ラード /rādo/
large {adj} (of greater size, see also: big) :: 大きい /おおきい, ōkii/
large bonito {n} (fish) :: /katsuo/, カツオ /katsuo/
large bonito {n} (skipjack tuna) SEE: skipjack tuna ::
large intestine {n} (bodily organ) :: 大腸 /だいちょう, daichō/
Large Magellanic Cloud {prop} (largest satellite of Milky Way) :: 大マゼラン雲 /dai mazeran un/, 大マゼラン星雲 /dai mazeran seiun/, 大マゼラン銀河 /dai mazeran ginga/, 大マジェラン雲 /dai majeran un/
largen {v} (enlarge) SEE: enlarge ::
large-scale {adj} (large in amount, scope or extent) :: 大規模の /だいきぼの, daikibo no/, 大型の /おおがたの, ōgata no/
large-tailed antshrike {n} (a passerine of the antbird family) :: オビロアリモズ /obiroarimozu/
lari {n} (national currency of Georgia) :: ラリ /rari/
Larissa {prop} (the city in Greece) :: ラリサ /Rarisa/
lark {n} (bird) :: 雲雀 /ひばり, hibari/
larva {n} (a stage of growth) :: 幼虫 /ようちゅう, yōchū/
larva {n} (an animal in such stage of growth, see also: tadpole) :: 幼虫 /ようちゅう, yōchū/
larva {n} (recently born or hatched) :: 幼生 /ようせい, yōsei/
laryngeal {adj} (of or pertaining to larynx) :: 喉頭の /kōtō no/
laryngitis {n} (inflammation of the larynx) :: 喉頭炎 /こうとうえん, koutouen/
laryngological {adj} (of or pertaining to laryngology) :: 咽喉科的 /inkoukateki/
laryngologist {n} (a person who studies or specializes in laryngology) :: 咽喉科学者 /いんこうかがくしゃ, inkōkagakusha/
laryngology {n} (branch of physiology) :: 咽喉科学 /inkoukagaku/
larynx {n} (the organ) :: 喉頭 /こうとう, kōtō/
lasagna {n} (baked dish) :: ラザニア /razania/, ラザーニャ /razānya/
lascivious {adj} (wanton) :: 嫌らしい /iyarashii/, エッチ /etchi/
lasciviousness {n} (the state or characteristic of being lascivious) :: 好色 /こうしょく, kōshoku/, 淫奔 /いんぽん, inpon/
laser {n} (device producing beam of light) :: レーザー /rēzā/
laser {n} (laser beam) SEE: laser beam ::
laser {n} (laser printer) SEE: laser printer ::
laser beam {n} (light from a laser) :: レーザー光 /rēzā-kō/, レーザービーム /rēzābīmu/
laser-plasma accelerator {n} (a kind of plasma accelerator that utilizes a laser beam) :: レーザープラズマ加速器
laser printer {n} (computer printer) :: レーザープリンター /rēzā purintā/
lash {n} (eyelash; hair growing from the eyelid) SEE: eyelash ::
LASIK {n} (laser in situ keratomileusis) :: レーシック /rēshikku/
La Spezia {prop} (city in Liguria, Italy) :: ラ・スペツィア /Ra Supetsia/
lass {n} (sweetheart) SEE: sweetheart ::
Lassa fever {n} (Lassa fever) :: ラッサ熱 /rassa-netsu/
last {adj} (final) :: 最後 /saigo/, 最終的 /saishūteki/, 終わり /owari/
last {adj} (most recent) :: 前の /まえの, mae no/
last {adv} (after everything else) :: 最後に /saigo ni/, 最終的に /saishūteki ni/, 終わりに /owari ni/
last {v} (to endure, continue over time) :: 続く /つづく, tsuzuku/, 継続する /けいぞくする, keizoku-suru/
lastborn {n} (youngest child of a family) :: 末っ子 /suekko/, 末子 /masshi/
last but one {adj} (penultimate) SEE: penultimate ::
Last Judgment {prop} (judgment day) :: 最後の審判 /さいごのしんぱん, saigo no shinban/
lastly {adv} (sequence) :: 最後に /さいごに, saigo-ni/
lastly {adv} (discourse marker) :: 最後に /さいごに, saigo-ni/, 終わりに /おわりに, owari-ni/
last name {n} (surname) SEE: surname ::
last night {n} (previous evening or night) :: 昨晩 /さくばん, sakuban/, 昨夜 /さくや, sakuya/, 夕べ /ゆうべ, yūbe/
last night {adv} (during the night before today) :: 昨晩 /さくばん, sakuban/, 昨夜 /さくや, sakuya/, 夕べ /ゆうべ, yūbe/
last orders {n} (Last announcement on which drinks can be purchased before closing time) :: ラストオーダー /rasutōodā/, オーダーストップ /ōdā sutoppu/
last quarter {n} (the waning lunar phase halfway between full moon and new moon) :: 下弦 /かげん, kagen/
last respects {n} :: 最後のお別れ /saigo no owakare/
Last Supper {prop} (last meal Jesus ate with disciples) :: 最後の晩餐 /saigo no bansan/
last time {n} (the previous occurrence) :: 前回 /ぜんかい, zenkai/
last year {adv} (year before this one) :: 昨年 /さくねん, sakunen/, 去年 /きょねん, kyonen/
Las Vegas {prop} (city) :: ラスベガス /Rasubegasu/
lat {n} (former currency of Latvia) :: ラッツ /rattsu/
latch {n} (fastening for a door) :: 掛け金 /かけがね, kakegane/, ラッチ /ratchi/
latchkey kid {n} (schoolchild) :: 鍵っ子 /かぎっこ, kagikko/
late {adj} (near the end of a period of time) :: 晩い /おそい, osoi/
late {adj} (near the end of the day) :: 晩い /osoi/
late {adj} (associated with the end of a period) :: 晩い /osoi/
late {adj} (not arriving until after an expected time) :: 晩い /osoi/, 遅れた /okureta/
late {adj} (euphemism for dead) :: /ko/, 亡き /naki/
late {adj} (recent) :: 最近 /saikin/
late {adv} (proximate in time) :: 遅刻に /ちこくに, chikoku-ni/, 遅く /おそく, osoku/
lately {adv} (recently) SEE: recently ::
latency {n} (delay) :: レイテンシ /reitenshi/, レイテンシー /reitenshī/, レーテンシー /rētenshī/
latent {adj} (existing or present but concealed or inactive) :: 潜在的 /せんざいてき, senzaiteki/
latent heat {n} (heat that is released or absorbed accompanying a change of state or of phase) :: 潜熱 /sennetsu/
later {adv} (more late) :: 後に /あとに, ato-ni/
later {adv} (afterward in time) :: 後で /あとで, ato-de/
lateral cuneiform bone {n} (cuneiform bone of the foot) :: 内側楔状骨 /ないそくけつじょうこつ, naisokuketsujōkotsu/
lateral thinking {n} (lateral thinking) :: 水平思考 /すいへいしこう, suihei shikō/
latest {adj} (most recent) :: 最新 /saishin/
latex {n} (milky sap) :: 乳液 /にゅうえき, nyūeki/, 乳汁 /にゅうじゅう, nyūjū/, ラテックス /ratekkusu/
lathe {n} (machine tool used to shape a piece of material) :: 旋盤 /せんばん, senban/
lathe {v} (to shape with a lathe) :: 削る /kezuru/
lather {n} (foam of soap and water) :: /あわ, awa, あぶく, abuku/, 泡沫 /ほうまつ, hōmatsu, うたかた, utakata/
Latin {adj} (of the language) :: ラテン語の /raten-go no/
Latin {adj} (of ancient Rome) :: 古代ローマの /kodai Rōma no/
Latin {adj} (of Latium) :: ラテンの /Raten no/
Latin {adj} (of descendants from ancient Romans) :: ラテン系の /ratenkei no/
Latin {adj} (of/from Latin America) :: ラテンアメリカの /Raten Amerika no/
Latin {prop} (language of the ancient Romans) :: ラテン語 /ラテンご, ratengo/ (obsolete: 拉丁語)
Latin {n} (person native to ancient Rome or its Empire) :: 古代ローマ人 /kodai Rōma jin/
Latin alphabet {n} (the 26-letter alphabet) :: ローマ字 /Rōmaji/, ラテン文字 /Raten-moji/
Latin America {prop} (parts of the Americas which speak Spanish or Portuguese) :: ラテンアメリカ /Raten Amerika/
Latin American {n} (A native or inhabitant of Latin America) :: ラテンアメリカ人 /Raten'Amerika-jin/
Latinization {n} (act or process of Latinizing) :: ラテン化 /Raten-ka/
Latinize {v} (to transliterate to Latin script) SEE: romanize ::
Latino {n} (person from Latin America) :: ラテンアメリカ人 /Raten'Amerika-jin/
latitude {n} (angular distance north or south from the equator) :: 緯度 /いど, ido/, ラチチュード /rachichūdo/
latitude {n} (imaginary line parallel to the equator) :: 緯線 /いせん, isen/
Latium {prop} (region of central Italy) :: ラティウム /Ratiumu/
latrine {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot ::
latte {n} (caffè latte) :: カフェラテ /kaferate/
latter {adj} (relating to or being the second of two items) :: 後者 /こうしゃ, kōsha/
lattice {n} (A flat panel constructed with widely-spaced crossed thin strips of wood or other material, commonly used as a garden trellis) :: 格子 /kōshi/
lattice {n} (a regular spacing or arrangement of geometric points) :: 結晶格子 /kesshōkōshi/
lattice {n} (partially ordered set in algebra) :: /そく, soku/
Latvia {prop} (country) :: ラトビア /Ratobia/, ラトヴィア /Ratovia/
Latvian {prop} (Baltic language of Latvia) :: ラトヴィア語 /Ratovia-go/, ラトビア語 /Ratobia-go/
Latvian {n} (person pertaining to Latvia) :: ラトビア人 /Ratobia-jin/
Lau {prop} (a Chinese surname) :: /りゅう, Ryū/, ラウ /Rau/
laugh {n} (expression of mirth peculiar to the human species) :: 笑い /warai/
laugh {n} (something that provokes mirth or scorn) :: 笑い物 /waraimono/
laugh {v} (show mirth by peculiar movement of the muscles of the face and emission of sounds) :: 笑う /わらう, warau/
laugh {v} (make an object of laughter or ridicule) :: 笑い飛ばす /warai tobasu/, 嘲笑う /あざわらう, azawarau/
laugh {v} (affect or influence by means of laughter) :: 一笑に付す /isshō ni fusu/
laughable {adj} (fitted to exite laughter) :: 可笑しい /おかしい, okashii/, 人笑わせ /ひとわらわせ, hito-warawase/
laughing gas {n} (common name for nitrous oxide) :: 笑気 /shōki/
laughing kookaburra {n} (Dacelo novaeguineae) :: ワライカワセミ /warai kawasemi/, 笑翡翠 /わらいかわせみ, warai kawasemi/, 笑い翡翠 /わらいかわせみ, warai kawasemi/
laughing stock {n} (object of ridicule) :: 笑い者 /わらいもの, waraimono/, 笑い種 /わらいぐさ, waraigusa/, 笑柄 /しょうへい, shōhei/
laugh line {n} :: ほうれい線 /hōreisen/, 鼻唇溝 /bishinkō/
laugh one's head off {v} (laugh uproariously) :: 大笑いする /ōwarai suru/
laughter {n} (sound (as) of laughing) :: 笑い声 /わらいごえ, waraigoe/, 笑い /わらい, warai/
laughter {n} (movement of the muscles of the laughing face) :: 笑い /わらい, warai/
launch {v} (throw, hurl, let fly, propel with force) :: 発射する /はっしゃする, hassha-surú/
launch {n} (act of launching) :: 発射 /はっしゃ, hassha/
launch pad {n} (launch pad) :: 発射台 /はっしゃだい, hasshadai/
launderette {n} (place with facilities for washing that public may use) :: コインランドリー /koinrandorī/
laundromat {n} (launderette) SEE: launderette ::
laundry {n} (laundering; washing) :: 洗濯 /せんたく, sentaku/
laundry {n} (place or room where laundering is done) :: ランドリー /randorī/, 洗濯屋 /せんたくや, sentakuya/
laundry {n} (that which needs to be laundered) :: 洗濯物 /せんたくもの, sentakumono/
Laura {prop} (female given name) :: ローラ /Rōra/
Laurasia {prop} (supercontinent) :: ローラシア /Rōrashia/
laurel {n} (evergreen shrub, of the genus Laurus) :: 月桂樹 /gekkeiju/
Laurence {prop} (male given name) :: ロレンス /Rorensu/
lava {n} (molten rock) :: 溶岩 /ようがん, yōgan/, ラヴァ /rava/
lava {n} (magma) SEE: magma ::
lavash {n} (a soft, thin flatbread) :: ラヴァッシュ /ravasshu/
lavatory {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
lavatory {n} (sink) SEE: sink ::
lavender {n} (plant) :: ラベンダー /rabendā/
lavender {n} (colour) :: 藤色 /ふじいろ, fujiiro/
lavender {adj} (colour) :: 藤色の /ふじいろの, fujiiro no/
law {n} (body of rules established in a community by its authorities) :: 法律 /ほうりつ, hōritsu/
law {n} (any rule that must or should be obeyed) :: /ほう, hō/
law {n} (statement of (observed, established) order, sequence or relationship of phenomena) :: 法則 /ほうそく, hōsoku/
law {n} (mathematics: statement that is true under specified conditions) :: 法則 /ほうそく, hōsoku/, /りつ, ritsu/
law and order {n} (enforcement of law, statutes and social conventions) :: 治安 /ちあん, chian/, 公安 /こうあん, kōan/
law firm {n} (business formed by one or more lawyers to engage in the practice of law) :: 法律事務所 /ほうりつじむしょ, hōritsu jimusho/
lawful {adj} (conforming to or recognised by law or rules) :: 合法な /ごうほうな, gōhō na/
lawlessness {n} (a lack of law and order) :: 無法 /むほう, muhō/
lawmaker {n} (legislator) SEE: legislator ::
lawman {n} (lawyer) SEE: lawyer ::
lawn {n} (ground covered with grass) :: 芝生 /しばふ, shibafu/
lawn {n} (a type of linen or cotton fabric) :: ローン /rōn/, 寒冷紗 /かんれいしゃ, kanreisha/
lawn bowling {n} (bowls) SEE: bowls ::
lawn mower {n} (machine for cutting grass) :: 芝刈り機 /しばかりき, shibakariki/
lawn-mower {n} (lawnmower) SEE: lawnmower ::
lawnmower {n} (a device to cut grass) :: 芝刈り機 /shibakariki/
law of nature {n} (natural law) SEE: natural law ::
law of the jungle {n} (The survival of the fittest) :: 弱肉強食 /jakuniku kyōshoku/
Lawrence {prop} (male given name) SEE: Laurence ::
lawrencium {n} (chemical element) :: ローレンシウム /rorenshiumu/
law school {n} (institution) :: 法学部
lawsuit {n} (case where a court is needed to resolve differences) :: 訴訟 /そしょう, soshō/
lawyer {n} (professional person authorized to practice law) :: 弁護士 /べんごし, bengoshi/, 法曹 /ほうそう, hōsō/
lawyer's wig {n} (Coprinus comatus) :: ササクレヒトヨタケ /sasakurehitoyotake/
laxative {n} (substance with a laxative effect) :: 瀉下薬 /しゃげやく, shageyaku/, 下剤 /げざい, gezai/, 下薬 /げやく, geyaku/, 下し薬 /くだしぐすり, kudashi-gusuri/
lay {v} (to place something down in a position of rest) :: 置く /おく, oku/, 産む /うむ/
lay {v} (to deposit an egg) :: 生む /うむ, umu/
layabout {n} (lazy person) :: 怠け者 /namakemono/
layer {n} (single thickness of some material covering a surface) :: /そう, sō/, /まく, maku/
layer {n} (deposit) :: /そう, sō/
lay figure {n} (jointed model) SEE: dummy ::
layman {n} (someone who is not an ordained cleric) :: 俗人 /ぞくじん, zokujin/
lay off {v} (to dismiss workers from employment) :: 解雇する /kaiko suru/
lay open {v} (East Asian patent publication) :: 公開する /kōkaisuru/
layout {n} (structured arrangement of items) :: レイアウト /reiauto/, 設計 /せっけい, sekkei/, 構造 /kouzou/
layout {n} (process of arranging media content for publishing) :: レイアウト /reiauto/
layover {n} (pause in a journey) :: 待ち合わせ /まちあわせ, machiawase/
layperson {n} (one who is not a cleric) :: 俗人 /ぞくじん, zokujin/
layperson {n} (one who is not intimately familiar with a given subject) :: 素人 /しろうと, shirōto/
Lazarus {prop} (New Testament characters) :: ラザロ /Razaro/
laziness {n} (quality of being lazy) :: 無精 /ぶしょう, bushō/
Lazio {prop} (Italian region) :: ラツィオ州 /Ratsio-shū/
lazurite {n} (lapis lazuli) SEE: lapis lazuli ::
lazy {adj} (unwilling to work) :: ナマケモノ /namakemono/, 怠惰な /たいだな, taida-na/, ぐうたら /gūtara/
lazybones {n} (person who is lazy) :: 怠け者 /なまけもの, namakemono/, 不精者 /ぶしょうもの, bushōmono/
LCD {n} (liquid crystal display) :: LCD /erushīdī/, 液晶ディスプレイ /ekishō disupurei/, 液晶 /ekishō/
lead {n} (chemical element) :: /なまり, namari/
lead {n} (refill for writing tool) :: /shin/
lead {v} (guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection) :: 導く /みちびく, michibiku/
lead {v} (guide or conduct in a certain course) :: 案内する /あんないする, annai suru/, 率いる /ひきいる, hikiiru/, 導く /みちびく, michibiku/
lead {v} (conduct or direct with authority) :: 率いる /ひきいる, hikiiru/
lead {v} (draw or direct by influence) :: 引く /ひく, hiku/
lead {v} (guide or conduct oneself) :: 導く /みちびく, michibiku/
lead {v} (intransitive: to guide or conduct) :: 案内する /あんないする, annai-suru/, 率いる /ひきいる, hikiiru/, 導く /みちびく, michibiku/
lead {v} (intransitive: have the highest interim score in a game) :: リードする /rīdo-suru/
lead {v} (intransitive: tend or reach in a certain direction) :: 達する /たっする, tassuru/, 到達する /とうたつする, tōtatsu-suru/
leader {n} (one having authority) :: 指導者 /しどうしゃ, shidōsha/, リーダー /rīdā/, 首領 /しゅりょう, shuryō/
leadership {n} (capacity to lead) :: リーダーシップ /rīdāshippu/, 指導力 /しどうりょく, shidōryoku/
lead guitar {n} (electric guitar that plays soloistically) :: リードギター
leading diagonal {n} (main diagonal) SEE: main diagonal ::
leading edge {n} (aeronautics: frontmost edge of an airfoil) :: 前縁 /zen'en/
leading edge {n} (forefront of practice or technology) :: 最先端 /saisentan/
leading question {n} (suggestive interrogation) :: 誘導尋問 /ゆうどうじんもん, yūdō jinmon/
lead poisoning {n} (chronic intoxiction caused by lead) SEE: plumbism ::
leaf {n} (part of a plant) :: /, ha/, 葉っぱ /はっぱ, happá/, 木の葉 /このは, konoha/
leaf {n} (sheet of any substance beaten or rolled until very thin) :: /はく, haku/
leaf {n} (sheet of a book) :: 一枚 /いちまい, ichí-maí/
leaf {n} (tea leaves) SEE: tea leaf ::
leaf-cutter ant {n} (type of ant) :: 葉切蟻 /はきりあり, hakiriari/
leaflet {n} (small piece of paper with information) :: 散らし /ちらし, chirashi/, チラシ /chirashi/, リーフレット /rīfuretto/
leaf sheath {n} :: 葉鞘 /ようしょう, yōshō/
league {n} (a group or association of cooperating members) :: 連盟 /れんめい, renmei/, 同盟 /どうめい, dōmei/
league {n} (organization of sports teams) :: リーグ /rīgu/
League of Nations {prop} (international organization) :: 国際連盟 /こくさいれんめい, Kokusai renmei/
leak {n} (hole which admits water or other fluid, or lets it escape) :: 漏れ口 /もれくち, morekuchi/
leak {n} (entrance or escape of a fluid) :: 漏れ /もれ, more/, リーク /rīku/
leak {v} (to allow fluid to escape or enter) :: 漏れる /もれる, moreru/
leak {v} (to reveal secret information) :: 漏らす /morasu/, リークする /rīku suru/
leakproofness {n} (the quality of being leakproof) :: 漏れ防止性 /morebōshi-sei/
lean {v} (to incline) :: 傾ける /かたむける, katamukeru/
lean {v} (to hang outwards) :: 傾く /かたむく, katamuku/
lean {v} (to press against) :: もたれる /motareru/
leaned {v} (simple past of lean) :: 傾けた /かたむけた, katamuketa/, 傾いた /かたむいた, katamuita/
leaned {v} (past participle of lean) :: 傾けた /かたむけた, katamuketa/, 傾いた /かたむいた, katamuita/, 傾けられる /かたむけられる, katamukerareru/, 傾けられた /かたむけられた, katamukerareta/
Leaning Tower of Pisa {prop} (the leaning bell tower in the Italian town of Pisa) :: ピサの斜塔 /ピサのしゃとう, Pisa no shatō/
leap {v} (to jump) :: 飛躍する /ひやくする, hiyaku suru/, 跳躍する /ちょうやくする, chōyaku suru/
leap {n} (the act of leaping) :: 跳躍 /ちょうやく, chōyaku/
leap {n} (distance traversed by a leap) :: 跳躍距離 /ちょうやくきょり, chōyaku kyori/
leap {n} (significant move forward) :: 飛躍 /ひやく, hiyaku/, 躍進 /やくしん, yakushin/
leap {n} (intercalary) :: /うるう, urū/
leap day {n} (extra day in a leap year) :: 閏日 /うるうび, urūbi; じゅんじつ, junjitsu/
leapfrog {n} (game) :: 馬跳び /うまとび, umatobi/
leap year {n} (366-day year in the Gregorian calendar) :: 閏年 /うるうどし, urū-doshi; じゅんねん, junnen/
learn {v} (to acquire knowledge or ability) :: 習う /ならう, narau/, 学ぶ /まなぶ, manabu/
learn {v} (to attend educational activity) :: 勉強する /べんきょうする, benkyō-surú/
learn {v} (to be studying) :: 勉強する /べんきょうする, benkyō-surú/
learned {adj} :: 学んだ /まなんだ, mananda/, 勉強した /べんきょうした, benkyō-shita/, 学習した /がくしゅうした, gakushū-shita/
learner {n} (one that is learning) :: 学習者 /くしゅうしゃ, gakushūsha/
learning {n} (action of the verb) :: 学習 /がくしゅう, gakushū/
learning difference {n} (learning disability) SEE: learning disability ::
learning difficulty {n} (learning disability) SEE: learning disability ::
learning disability {n} (disability which prevents the sufferer from learning in a typical manner) :: 学習障害 /がくしゅうしょうがい, gakushū shōgai/
leash {n} (long cord for dogs) :: /つな, tsuna/, 革紐 /かわひも, kawahimo/, リード /rīdo/
least {determiner} (the smallest amount of) :: 最小の /さいしょうの, saishō no/
least common multiple {n} (in math) :: 最小公倍数 /saishō kōbaisū/
least significant bit {n} (bit of the largest order) :: 最下位ビット /saikai bitto/
leather {n} (material produced by tanning animal skin) :: 皮革 /ひかく, hikaku/, /かわ, kawa/
leave {v} (To cause to remain as available, not take away, refrain from depleting) :: 残す /のこす, nokosu/, 放置する /ほうちする, hōchi suru/
leave {v} (To depart from, end one's connection or affiliation with) :: 引き離す /hiki-hanasu/ [transitive], 引き離れる /hiki-hanareru/ [intransitive]
leave {v} (To depart (intransitive)) :: 出発する /しゅっぱつする, shuppatsu-suru/, 去る /さる, saru/
leave {v} :: [transitive] 残す /nokosu/, [intransitive] 残る /nokoru/
leave me alone {phrase} (stop talking to me) :: 放っといてよ /ほっといてよ, hottoite yo/, [informal], 独りにしてくれ /hitori ni shite kure/ [plain], 独りにしてください /hitori-ni shite kudasai/ [formal], 余計なお世話だ /yokei na osewada/ [informal]
leaven {n} (any agent used to make dough rise) :: パン種 /pan-dame/, 膨張剤 /ぼうちょうざい, bōchōzai/
leave of absence {n} (absence from work) SEE: leave ::
leave out {v} (to leave out or to not include) SEE: omit ::
leave well enough alone {phrase} (to avoid trying to correct, fix, or improve what is already adequate) :: 角を貯めて牛を殺す /tsuno o tamete ushi o korosu/
Lebanon {prop} (Lebanese Republic) :: レバノン /Rebanon/
lecher {n} (a lecherous man) :: 助け平 /すけべ, すけべえ, sukebe, sukebē/
lechery {n} (Inordinate indulgence in sexual activity) :: 性欲 /せいよく, seiyoku/, 色欲 /しきよく, shikiyoku/, 淫欲 /いんよく, in'yoku/, 情欲 /じょうよく, jōyoku/
lecture {n} (a spoken lesson) :: 講義 /こうぎ, kōgi/
lecture hall {n} (lecture theatre) SEE: lecture theatre ::
lecturer {n} (person who gives lectures) :: 講師 /こうし, kōshi/
lecture theatre {n} (room in a university with many seats and a pitched floor) :: 講堂 /koudou/
LED {n} (light-emitting diode) :: 発光ダイオード /hakkō daiōdo/, LED
lederhosen {n} (Bavarian knee-breeches made of leather) :: レーダーホーゼン /rēdāhōzen/
leech {n} (annelid) :: / ひる, hiru/, ヒル /hiru/
leech {n} (physician) SEE: physician ::
Leeds {prop} (city in England) :: リーズ /Rīzu/
leek {n} (vegetable) :: /ねぎ, negi/
leeway {n} (drift of a ship or airplane in a leeward direction) :: [avation] 風圧量 /ふうあつりょう, fūatsuryō/, [marine] 偏流量 /へんりゅうりょう, henryūryō/
leeway {n} (degree or amount of freedom or flexibility) :: 余地 /よち, yochi/, 余裕 /よゆう, yoyū/
left {adj} (the west side of the body when one is facing north) :: /ひだり, hidari/
left {adj} (pertaining to the political left) :: 左翼 /さよく, sayoku/, 左派 /さは, saha/
left {adv} (on the left side) :: 左に /ひだりに, hidari-ni/
left {n} (the left side) :: /ひだり, hidarí/
left {n} (the ensemble of left-wing political parties) :: 左翼 /さよく, sayokú/
left {v} (remaining) :: 残った /のこった, nokotta/
left bank {n} (bank to the left when facing downstream) :: 左岸 /sagan/
left-handed {n} (preferring the left hand over the right) :: 左利き /hidarikiki/
left-hander {n} (a person who is left-handed) :: 左利き /ひだりきき, hidarikiki/, ぎっちょ /gitcho/
left-luggage office {n} (place where luggage may be left) :: 手荷物室 /てにもつしつ, tenimotsushitsu/
leftover {n} (something left behind) :: 残り /のこり, nokori/, 贏余 /えいよ, eiyo/
left wing {n} (politics) :: 左翼 /さよく, sayoku/
left-wing {adj} (supporting political change) :: 左派 /さは, saha/, 左翼 /さよく, sayoku/
lefty {n} (left-hander) SEE: left-hander ::
leg {n} (lower limb from groin to ankle) :: /あし, ashi/, /あし, ashi/
leg {n} (portion of the lower appendage from knee to ankle) :: 下腿 /かたい, katai/
legacy {n} (money or property bequeathed to someone in a will) :: 遺産 /いさん, isan/
legal {adj} (relating to the law or to lawyers) :: 法的な /hōteki-na/
legal {adj} (having its basis in the law) :: 法律の /hōritsu no/
legal {adj} (allowed or prescribed by law) :: 合法 /gōhō/, 法に則った /hō-ni-notto-tta/
legal age {n} (age of majority) SEE: age of majority ::
legal entity {n} (organisation that the law treats as a legal person) SEE: legal person ::
legalise {v} (make legal) :: 合法化する /ごうほうかする, gōhōka-suru/
legalization {n} (process of making something legal) :: 合法化 /ごうほうか, gōhōka/
legalize {v} (legalise) SEE: legalise ::
legal person {n} (organization or group of people) :: 法人 /hōjin/
legal studies {n} (study of theories and philosophies related to law) SEE: jurisprudence ::
legal tender {n} (currency that cannot be refused as payment to extinguish a debt) :: 法定通貨 /ほうていつうか, hōtei tsūka/, 法貨 /ほうか, hōka/
legato {n} (slur curve) :: レガート /regāto/
legend {n} (story of unknown origin describing plausible but extraordinary past events) :: 伝説 /でんせつ, densetsu/
legend {n} (key to the symbols and color codes on a map) :: 凡例 /はんれい, hanrei/
leghorn {n} (small white chicken breed) :: レグホーン /reguhōn/, レグホン /reguhon/
legible {adj} (being clear enough to be read, readable, particularly for handwriting) :: 読める /yomeru/, 読みやすい /yomiyasui/
legion {n} (the major unit or division of the Roman army) :: レギオン /region/
Legion of Honor {prop} :: レジオンドヌール /Rejion donūru/
legislate {v} (pass laws) :: 制定する
legislation {n} (the act of legislating) :: 法制化 /hōseika/, 法制 /hōsei/, 立法 /りっぽう, rippō/
legislation {n} (law already enacted by legislature) :: 法律 /ほうりつ, hōritsu/
legislative {n} (branch of government) SEE: legislative branch ::
legislative branch {n} (branch of government) :: 立法府 /rippōfu/
legislator {n} (who creates or enacts laws) :: 立法者 /りっぽうしゃ, rippōsha/
legislature {n} (governmental body) :: 立法府 /りっぽうふ, rippofu/
legist {n} (legislator) SEE: legislator ::
legitimacy {n} (quality of being legitimate or valid; validity) :: 正当性 /seitōsei/
legitimize {v} (to make legitimate) :: 合法化する /ごうほうかする, gōhōka suru/
leglock {n} (joint lock) :: あしがらみ /ashigarami/
Lego {n} (toy brick) :: レゴ /Rego/
leguaan {n} (iguana) SEE: iguana ::
Leicester {prop} (city) :: レスター /Resutā/
Leiden {prop} (city in South Holland) :: ライデン /Raiden/, レイデン /Reiden/
Leinster {prop} (province) :: レンスター /Rensutā/
Leipzig {prop} (City in Saxony, Germany) :: ライプツィヒ /Raiputsihi/
leishmaniasis {n} (pathology) :: リーシュマニア症 /リーシュマニアしょう, rīshumania shou/
leisure {n} (freedom provided) :: , 余暇 /よか, yoka/, レジャー /rejā/
leisure {n} (time free) :: 余暇 /よか, yoka/, 閑暇 /かんか, kanka/, 閑散 /かんさん, kansan/, /ひま, hima/
lemma {n} (linguistics: lexeme) SEE: lexeme ::
lemma {n} (mathematics: proposition used mainly in the proof of some other proposition) :: 補題 /hodai/
lemma {n} (linguistics: canonical form of a term) :: レンマ /renma/
lemming {n} (rodent) :: レミング /remingu/, 旅鼠 /タビネズミ, tabinezumi/
lemon {n} (citrus fruit) :: 檸檬 /レモン, remon/, レモン /remon/
lemon {n} (colour/color) :: 檸檬色 /れもんいろ, remoniro/
lemon {n} (taste) :: レモン /レモンあじ, remon aji/
lemonade {n} (still beverage) :: レモネード /remonēdo/, はちみつレモン /hachimitsu remon/ (honey and lemon)
lemon balm {n} (Melissa officinalis) :: 西洋山薄荷 /せいようやまはっか, seiyō yamahakka/, レモンバーム /remonbāmu/
lemongrass {n} (species of grass of the genus Cymbopogon) :: レモングラス /remongurasu/
lemon juice {n} (the liquid extract of lemon fruit) :: レモン汁 /remon-jiru/, レモンジュース /remonjūsu/
lemon meringue pie {n} (classic type of pie) :: レモンメレンゲパイ /remon merenge pai/, レモン・メレンゲ・パイ /remon merenge pai/
lemur {n} (strepsirrhine primate of the infraorder Lemuriformes, superfamily Lemuroidea) :: 狐猿 /きつねざる, kitsunezaru/, キツネザル /kitsunezaru/
León {prop} (region in north-west Spain) :: レオン
Lena {prop} (Lena River) :: レナ川 /Rena-gawa/, レナ /Rena/
lend {v} (to allow to be used temporarily) :: 貸す /かす, kasu/
lend {v} ((proscribed) to borrow) SEE: borrow ::
lender {n} (one who lends, especially money) :: 貸手 /かして, kashite/
length {n} (distance from end to end) :: 長さ /ながさ, nagasa/, 全長 /ぜんちょう, zenchō/
lengthen {v} (to make longer) :: 延ばす /nobasu/, 長くする /nagaku suru/, 延長する /enchō suru/
lengthwise {adj} (adjective: in the long direction) :: /tate/, 長手方向 /nagate hōkō/
Lenin {prop} (a Russian revolutionary and politician) :: レーニン /Rēnin/
Leningrad {prop} (name of Saint Petersburg, 1924-1991) :: レニングラード /Reningurādo/
Leninian {adj} (of or pertaining to Lenin) SEE: Leninist ::
Leninism {n} (the political philosophy named after Vladimir Lenin) :: レーニン主義 /rēnin-shugi/
Leninist {n} (an adherent of Lenin or Leninism) :: レーニン主義者 /Rēnin shugisha/
lenition {n} (weakening of consonant articulation) :: 子音弱化 /しいんじゃっか, shiin jakka/
Lennon {prop} (surname) :: レノン /Renon/
lens {n} (object focusing or defocusing the light passing through it) :: レンズ /renzu/
lens {n} (anatomy: transparent crystalline structure in the eye) :: 水晶体 /すいしょうたい, suishōtai/
lens cap {n} (cap that protects a camera lens) :: レンズキャップ /renzu kyappu/
Lent {n} (Christian period of penitence before Easter) :: 四旬節 /しじゅんせつ, shijunsetsu/
lentigo {n} (pigmented spot on the skin) SEE: freckle ::
lentil {n} (plant Lens culinaris) :: ヒラマメ /hiramame/, 扁豆 /hiramame/, レンズマメ /renzumame/
lentil {n} (seed used as food) :: レンズ豆 /renzu-mame/
Leo {prop} (constellation) :: 獅子座 /ししざ, shishiza/, しし座 /ししざ, shishiza/
Leo {prop} (astrological sign) :: 獅子宮 /ししきゅう, shishikyū/
Leonardo {prop} (Italian artist) :: レオナルド /Reonarudo/
leopard {n} (a large wild cat with a spotted coat, Panthera pardus) :: ヒョウ /hyō/, /ひょう, hyō/
leotard {n} (skin-tight one piece suit of clothing) :: レオタード /reotādo/
leper {n} (person who has leprosy) :: 癩病患者 /らいびょうかんじゃ, raibyōkanja/
lepidocrocite {n} (hydrated iron oxide related hematite) :: 鱗鉄鉱 /りんてっこう, rintekkō/
leprechaun {n} (one of a race of Irish elves) :: レプラコーン /repurakōn/
leprosy {n} (infectious disease caused by infection by Mycobacterium leprae) :: ハンセン病 /ハンセンびょう, Hansenbyō/, 癩病 /らいびょう, raibyō/
lepton {n} (elementary particle) :: レプトン /reputon/, 軽粒子 /keiryūshi/
leptospirosis {n} (disease) :: レプトスピラ症 /reputosupira-shō/
Lepus {prop} (winter constellation of the northern sky) :: 兎座 /うさぎざ, Usagiza/
lesbian {adj} (between two women; pertaining to female homosexuality) :: レズの /rezu no/, レズビアンの /rezubian no/, レズビアン /rezubian/
lesbian {n} (female homosexual) :: レズ /rezu/, レズビアン /rezubian/, 女性同性愛者 /じょせいどうせいあいしゃ, josei dōsei'aisha/
Lesbian {n} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian ::
Lesbian {adj} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian ::
lesbo {n} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian ::
lese majesty {n} (crime of violating majesty) :: 不敬罪 /fukeizai/
leshy {n} (a woodland spirit in Slavic mythology) :: レーシー /rēshī/
Lesotho {prop} (country in Southern Africa) :: レソト /Resoto/
less {adv} (to smaller extent) :: ...より少なく /...yori sukunaku/
less {adv} (in lower degree) :: それほど...ない /sorehodo... nai/
less {adj} :: より小さい /yori chiisai/
-less {suffix} (lacking) :: -無し /-なし, -nashi/, 無- /む-, mu-/, -ない /-nai/
lessee {n} (one to whom a lease is given) :: 賃借
lesser panda {n} (Ailurus fulgens) SEE: red panda ::
lesson {n} (section of learning or teaching) :: 授業 /じゅぎょう, jugyō/, 学科 /がっか, gakka/, /-か, -ka/ [suffix], レッスン /ressun/
lessor {n} (owner of property that is leased) :: 賃貸
less than {n} (the character <) :: 小なり /しょうなり, shōnari/
less-than-stellar {adj} (not very good) SEE: poor ::
less-than-stellar {adj} (mediocre) SEE: mediocre ::
let {v} (to allow) :: ...させる /...saseru/ [causative form]
let {v} (to put up for rent) :: 貸す /かす, kasu/
let alone {conj} (to say nothing of) :: どころか /dokoroka/, もちろん /mochiron/
let be {v} (not disturb) :: 放っておく /ほうっておく, hōtte oku/, ほっとく /hottoku/
let be {v} (used to assign a value) :: とする /to suru/
let bygones be bygones {v} (to disregard a past offense) :: 過去のことは水に流せ /かこのことはみずにながせ, kako no koto ni mizu ni nagase/
let down {v} (to allow to descend) :: 下げる /さげる, sageru/, 下ろす /おろす, orosu/
let down {v} (to disappoint) :: 失望させる /しつぼうさせる, shitsubō saseru/
let go {v} (to no longer hold on) :: 放す /hanasu/
lethal {adj} (deadly) :: 必殺の /hissatsu no/
lethargy {n} (pathological state of fatigue) :: 疲労 /ひろう, hirō/
lethargy {n} (state of extreme torpor or apathy) :: 無関心 /むかんしん, mukanshin/, 昏睡 /こんすい, konsui/
Lethe {prop} (personification of oblivion) :: レーテー /Rētē/, レテ /Rete/
let loose {v} (release from restraint) :: 切り放す /きりはなす, kirihanasu/, 放す /はなす, hanasu/
Leto {prop} (mother of Apollo) :: レートー /Rētō/
let's {v} (let us; forming first-person plural imperative) :: [volitional form is used, e.g. -ō/-mashō]
let's go {interj} (hortative of go) :: 行きましょう /いきましょう, ikimashō/ [polite], 行こう /いこう, ikō/ [plain]
let's go {interj} (hurry up) :: 急いで /いそいで, isoide/, 速く /はやく, hayaku/
let sleeping dogs lie {v} (leave things as they are) :: 寝た子を起こすな /ねたこをおこすな, neta ko-o okosu na/
letter {n} (letter of the alphabet) :: 文字 /もじ, móji/, /じ, ji/
letter {n} (written message) :: 手紙 /てがみ, tegamí/
letterbox {adj} (transferred to home video formats) :: レッターボックス /rettābokkusu/
letter of recommendation {n} (evaluation letter) :: 推薦状 /すいせんじょう, suisenjou/
letter to the editor {n} (letter to a periodical) :: 投書 /とうしょ, tōsho/
let there be light {phrase} (let there be light) :: 光あれ /ひかりあれ, hikariare/
let the sleeping dogs lie {v} (to avoid igniting a conflict) SEE: let sleeping dogs lie ::
Lettic {adj} (Latvian) SEE: Latvian ::
Lettish {adj} (Latvian) SEE: Latvian ::
Lettish {prop} (Latvian) SEE: Latvian ::
lettuce {n} (an edible plant, Lactuca) :: レタス /retasu/
lettuce {n} (the leaves of the lettuce plant, eaten as a vegetable or dish) :: レタス /retasu/
letup {n} (A pause or period of slackening) :: 休み /yasumi/, 減少 /genshou/, 減速 /gensoku/
Letzeburgesh {prop} (Germanic language) SEE: Luxembourgish ::
leu {n} (unit of currency of Romania) :: レウ /reu/
leucine {n} (essential amino acid; C6H13NO2) :: ロイシン /roishin/
leucoma {n} (opaque area or scar on the cornea of an eye) :: 白斑 /はくはん, hakuhan/
leukemia {n} (cancer of blood forming tissue) :: 白血病 /はっけつびょう, hakketsubyō/
leukocyte {n} (a white blood cell) :: 白血球 /はっけっきゅう, hakkekkyū/
lev {n} (currency of Bulgaria) :: レフ /refu/
Levant {prop} (the countries bordering the eastern Mediterranean Sea) :: レバント /Rebanto/
level {adj} (same height at all places) :: 水平 /すいへい, suihei/
level {n} (distance relative to a given reference elevation) :: 標準 /ひょうじゅん, hyōjun/
level {n} (degree or amount) :: 水準 /すいじゅん, suijun/, レベル /reberu/
level {v} (to levy) SEE: levy ::
level crossing {n} (at-grade crossing) :: 踏切 /ふみきり, fumikiri/
level off {v} (to get to a stable level, to cease oscillating) :: 頭打ち /Atamauchii/
lever {n} (rigid piece) :: 梃子 /てこ, teko/
lever {adv} (rather) SEE: rather ::
leveret {n} (a young hare) :: 子ウサギ /ko-usagi/, 子兔 /こうさぎ, ko-usagi/
Levi {prop} (third son of Jacob) :: レビ /Rebi/
leviathan {n} (Biblical sea monster) :: レヴィアタン /reviatan/
levitation {n} :: 空中浮遊 /くうちゅうふゆう, kūchūfuyu/, 空中浮揚 /くうちゅうふよう, kūchūfuyo/
Leviticus {prop} (the book of the Bible and Torah) :: レビ記 /Rebi ki/
levy {v} (to impose a tax) :: 課す /かす, kasu/
levy {v} (to impose a fine) :: 科す /かす, kasu/
levy {v} (to confiscate property) :: 差し押さえる /さしおさえる, sashiosaeru/
levy {v} (to draft into military service) :: 徴兵する /ちょうへいする, chōhei suru/
levy {v} (to wage war) :: 開戦する /かいせんする, kaisen suru/
lewd {adj} (lascivious) :: 助け平 /sukebei/, 嫌らしい /iyarashii/, エッチ /etchi/
Lewis {prop} (male given name) SEE: Louis ::
lexeme {n} (unit of vocabulary, the different forms of the same lemma) :: 語彙素 /ごいそ, goiso/
lexical {adj} (of a language's vocabulary) :: 語彙的 /goiteki/
lexical {adj} (of a dictionary) :: 語彙的 /goiteki/
lexical category {n} (linguistic category of words) :: 品詞 /hinshi/
lexical item {n} (term that acts as a unit of meaning) :: 語彙項目 /ごいこうもく, goi kōmoku/
lexical unit {n} (term that acts as a unit of meaning) SEE: lexical item ::
lexicographer {n} (one who writes or compiles a dictionary) :: 辞書編集者 /じしょへんしゅうしゃ, jisho henshūsha/
lexicography {n} (art or craft of writing dictionaries) :: 辞書編集 /じしょへんしゅう, jisho henshū/, 辞書学 /じしょがく, jishogaku/
lexicology {n} (linguistic discipline) :: 語彙論 /ごいろん, goiron/
lexicon {n} (vocabulary of a language) :: 語彙 /ごい, goi/
Leyden jar {n} (glass jar used to accumulate static electricity) :: ライデン瓶 /ライデンびん, Raiden-bin/
LGBT {initialism} (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Transexual) :: LGBT /eru jī bī tī/
Lhasa {prop} (Capital of Xizang (Tibet)) :: ラサ /Rasa/
li {n} (Chinese unit of distance) :: /り, ri/
Li {prop} (Li: the Chinese surname) :: /り, Ri/
liability {n} (debt) :: 負債 /ふさい, fusai/, 借金 /しゃっきん, shakkin/
liaison {n} (linguistics: a sandhi) :: リエゾン /riezon/
liangpi {n} (noodle-like Chinese dish) :: リャンピー /ryanpī/
Liaoning {prop} (province of China) :: 遼寧 /りょうねい, Ryōnei/
liar {n} (one who tells lies) :: 嘘つき /うそつき, usotsuki/
libation {n} (act of pouring a liquid as a sacrifice) :: 献酒 /けんしゅ, kenshu/, 神酒 /みき, miki, しんしゅ, shinshu/
libation {n} (alcoholic beverage) :: /さけ, sake/
liberal {adj} :: リベラル /riberaru/, 自由 /じゆう, jiyū/
liberalism {n} (the quality of being liberal) :: 自由主義 /じゆうしゅぎ, jiyūshugi/
liberalism {n} (a political movement) :: 自由主義 /じゆうしゅぎ, jiyūshugi/
liberate {v} (to free) :: 解放する /かいほうする, kaihō-suru/
liberation {n} (act of liberating or the state of being liberated) :: 解放 /かいほう, kaihō/
Liberdade {prop} (the Japanese community in Brazil) :: リベルダージ /Riberudāji/
Liberia {prop} (country in Western Africa) :: リベリア /Riberia/
libertarianism {n} (political philosophy) :: リバタリアニズム /ribatarianizumu/
liberty {n} (condition of being free) :: 自由 /じゆう, jiyū/
libidinous {adj} (having lustful desires) :: 嫌らしい /iyarashii/, エッチ /etchi/
libido {n} (sexual urges or drives) :: 性衝動 /せいしょうどう, seishōdō/
libido {n} (drives or mental energies related or based on sexual instincts but not necessarily sexual in and of themselves.) :: リビドー /ribidō/
Libra {prop} (constellation) :: 天秤座 /てんびんざ, tenbinza/, てんびん座 /てんびんざ, tenbinza/
Libra {prop} (astrological sign) :: 天秤宮 /てんびんきゅう, tenbinkyū/
librarian {n} (one who cares for the publications etc. in a library) :: 司書 /ししょ, shisho/, 図書館員 /としょかんいん, toshokan'in/
library {n} (institution which holds books etc.) :: 図書館 /としょかん, toshokan/, ライブラリー /raiburarī/
library {n} (collection of books) :: 双書 /そうしょ, sōsho/
library {n} (collection of subprograms) :: ライブラリー /raiburarii/
library {n} (deck or draw pile) :: ライブラリー /raiburarī/
libration {n} (astronomy: apparent wobble of the moon) :: 秤動 /ひょうどう, hyōdō/
libretto {n} (text of a dramatic musical work, such as an opera) :: リブレット /riburetto/
libretto {n} (book containing such a text) :: 台本 /だいほん, daihon/, リブレット /riburetto/
Libreville {prop} (capital of Gabon) :: リーブルヴィル /Rīburuviru/
Libya {prop} (country in Northern Africa) :: リビア /Ribia/
licence {n} (license) SEE: license ::
licence {v} (license) SEE: license ::
license {n} (legal document giving official permission to do something) :: ライセンス /raisensu/, 免許 /めんきょ, menkyo/
license {n} (legal terms of product usage) :: 免許 /めんきょ, menkyo/
license {n} (excessive freedom) :: 放縦 /hōjū/, やりたい放題 /yaritai hōdai/
licensed {adj} (having been issued with a license) :: 免許を持っている /menkyo wo motteiru/
licensed {adj} (authorized by license) :: 免許された /menkyo sareta/
license plate {n} (an identifying plate attached to a vehicle) :: ナンバープレート /nanbāpurēto/
licentious {adj} (lacking restraint, particularly in sexual conduct) :: 猥褻な /わいせつ-な. waisetsu-na/
licentious {adj} (disregard for accepted rules) :: 破格の /はかく-の, hakaku-no/
licentiousness {n} (Property of being licentious) :: 猥褻 /わいせつ, waisetsu/
lichen {n} (something which spreads across something else, causing damage) SEE: cancer ::
lichen {n} (symbiotic association of fungi and algae) :: 地衣類 /ちいるい, chiirui/
lichenologist {n} (expert in lichenology) :: 地衣類学者 /ちいるいがくしゃ, chiiruigakusha/
lick {v} (to stroke with the tongue) :: 舐める /なめる, nameru/, 舐ぶる /ねぶる, neburu/
lick {v} (colloquial: to defeat decisively) :: 負かす /まかす, makasu/
licorice {n} (plant) :: 甘草 /かんぞう, kanzō, あまくさ, amakusa, あまき, amaki [obsolete]/, 甘木 /あまき, amaki/ [obsolete]
licorice extract {n} (sweet flavorful tisane) :: 甘草エキス /かんぞうエキス, kanzō ekisu/
lid {n} (top or cover) :: /ふた, futa/
lie {v} (be in horizontal position) :: 横になる /よこになる, yoko ni naru/, 横たわる /よこたわる, yokotawaru/
lie {n} (golf term) :: ライ /rai/
lie {v} (tell an intentional untruth) :: 嘘を吐く /うそをつく, uso o tsuku/
lie {n} (intentionally false statement) :: /うそ, uso/, 虚言 /きょげん, kyogen/
Liechtenstein {prop} (Principality of Liechtenstein) :: リヒテンシュタイン /Rihitenshutain/
Liechtensteiner {n} (A person from Liechtenstein or of Liechtenstein descent) :: リヒテンシュタイン人 /Rihitenshutainjin/
lie detector {n} (polygraph (informal)) :: 嘘発見器 /うそはっけんき, uso-hakkenki/
lie down {v} (assume a reclining position) :: 臥す /ふす, fusu/, 身を伏せる /みをふせる, mi-o fuseru/, 俯せる /うつぶせる, utsubuseru/
lie in wait {v} (to be hiding to ambush) :: 張り込む /harikomu/
lien {n} (a legal claim; a charge upon real or personal property for the satisfaction of some debt or duty) :: 担保物権 /たんぽぶっけん, tanpo bukken/
Liepāja {prop} (city in Latvia) :: リエパーヤ /riepāya/
lieutenant {n} :: 中尉 /ちゅうい, chūi/, 少尉 /しょうい, shōi/, 海軍大尉 /かいぐんたいい, kaiguntaii/, 副官 /ふっかん, fukkan/
life {n} (the state of being alive) :: /いのち, inochi/, 生命 /せいめい, seimei/, 人生 /じんせい, jinsei/ [human], 生存 /せいぞん, seizon/
life {n} (the essence of the manifestation and the foundation of the being) :: 存在 /そんざい, sonzai/, 生活 /せいかつ, seikatsu/
life {n} (the world in general, existence) :: 存在 /sonzai/
life {n} (something inherently part of a person's existence) :: 人生 /jinsei/, /inochi/
life {n} (duration) :: 寿命 /jumyō/
life-affirming {adj} (appearing to have an optimistic quality) SEE: optimistic ::
life after death {n} (afterlife) SEE: afterlife ::
life assurance {n} (insurance policy) SEE: life insurance ::
life belt {n} (buoyant ring) :: 浮き輪 /うきわ, ukiwa/
lifeboat {n} (a boat to save shipwrecked people) :: 救命ボート /きゅうめいボート, kyūmei bōto/
life cycle {n} (course of stages through which an organism passes) :: 生活環 /せいかつかん, seikatsukan/, ライフサイクル /raifusaikuru/
life expectancy {n} (the amount of time one is expected to live) :: 平均余命 /へいきんよめい, heikin yomei/, 平均寿命 /へいきんじゅみょう, heikin jumyō/
lifeguard {n} (bodyguard) SEE: bodyguard ::
life insurance {n} (form of insurance) :: 生命保険 /せいめいほけん, seimei-hoken/
life is not all beer and skittles {proverb} (proverb) :: 人生はおもしろおかしいことばかりではない /jinsei wa omoshirookashii koto bakari dewa nai/
life jacket {n} (An article of protective clothing) :: 救命胴衣 /きゅうめいどうい, kyūmeidōi/, ライフジャケット /raifujaketto/
lifeless {adj} (dead) :: 生命のない /せいめいのない, senmei no nai/
life of Riley {n} (ideal life of care-free prosperity) :: 左団扇 /ひだりうちわ, hidari-uchiwa/
lifer {n} (prisoner sentenced to life in prison) :: 囚人 /shūjin/
lifesaver {n} (that saves lives) :: ライフセーバー /raifusēbā/
lifesaver {n} (that is useful) :: 天与 /てんよ, ten'yo/
life sentence {n} (sentence of imprisonment for the rest of the defendant's life) :: 終身刑 /しゅうしんけい, shūshinkei/
life style {n} (lifestyle) SEE: lifestyle ::
life-style {n} (lifestyle) SEE: lifestyle ::
lifestyle {n} (style of living) :: ライフスタイル /raifu sutairu/, 生活様式 /せいかつようしき, seikatsu yōshiki/, 生き方 /いきかた, ikikata/
lifetime {n} (duration of the life of someone or something) :: 生涯 /しょうがい, shōgai/, 一生 /いっしょう, isshō/, 一生涯 /いっしょうがい, isshōgai/
lifework {n} (main occupation of one's life) :: ライフワーク /raifuwāku/
lift {n} (the act of transporting someone in a vehicle) :: 乗せてやること /kuruma ni nosete yaru koto/
lift {n} (mechanical device for vertically transporting goods or people) :: エレベーター /erebētā/, 昇降機 /しょうこうき, shōkōki/
lift {n} (thief) SEE: thief ::
lift a finger {v} (to make minimal effort) :: 指一本動かす /yubi ippon ugokasu/
lifter {n} (spatula) SEE: spatula ::
lifter {n} (weightlifter) SEE: weightlifter ::
lifting {n} (weightlifting) SEE: weightlifting ::
ligament {n} (band of strong tissue that holds the bones of an animal in position) :: 靭帯 /じんたい, jintai/, 靱帯 /じんたい, jintai/
ligature {n} (typography: character that combines multiple letters) :: 合字 /gōji/
Liège {prop} (province in Belgium) :: リエージュ /Riēju/
liger {n} (animal born to a male lion and a tigress) :: ライガー /raigā/
light {n} (electromagnetic waves) :: /ひかり, hikari/
light {n} (source of illumination) :: 明かり /あかり, akari/, 灯り /あかり, akari/, [source of light] 光源 /こうげん, kōgen/
light {n} (spiritual illumination) :: 光明 /こうみょう, kōmyō/, [useful idea] 妙案 /みょうあん, myōan/
light {n} (point of view) :: 視点 /してん, shiten/, 観点 /かんてん, kanten/
light {n} (flame or something used to create fire) :: 明かり /あかり, akari/, [for flame] /ひ, hi/
light {n} (window or space for one) :: 明かり取り /akari-tori/
light {v} (to start (a fire)) :: 引火する /いんかする, inka-suru/, 点火する /てんかする, tenka-suru/
light {v} (to illuminate) :: 照らす /てらす, terasu/
light {adj} (having light) :: 明るい /あかるい, akarui/
light {adj} (of low weight) :: 軽い /かるい, karui/
Light {prop} (44th sura of the Qur'an) :: /ひかり, Hikari/
light bulb {n} (evacuated glass bulb containing a metal filament that produces light) :: 電球 /でんきゅう, denkyū/
light-emitting diode {n} (rectifying semiconductor device) :: 発光ダイオード /hakkō daiōdo/
lighter {n} (fire making device) :: ライター /raitā/
light globe {n} (light bulb) SEE: light bulb ::
lighthouse {n} (building containing a light to warn or guide ships) :: 灯台 /とうだい, tōdai/
lighthouse keeper {n} (person who lives in a lighthouse and tends the light) :: 灯台守 /とうだいもり, tōdaimori/
light industry {n} (industry that does not require high capitalization or heavy machinery) :: 軽工業 /けいこうぎょう, keikōgyō/
lightning {n} (flash of light) :: 稲妻 /いなずま, inazuma/, 雷光 /らいこう, raikō/, /かみなり, kaminari/, 稲光 /いなびかり, inabikari/
lightning bug {n} (firefly) SEE: firefly ::
lightning conductor {n} (metallic conductor) SEE: lightning rod ::
lightning rod {n} (metallic conductor that protects from lightning) :: 避雷針 /ひらいしん, hiraishin/
light pen {n} (a computer input device) :: ライトペン /raito pen/
light pollution {n} (excess artificial light) :: 光害
lightsaber {n} (a fictional type of sword) :: ライトセーバー /raitosēbā/, 光の剣 /ひかりのけん, hikari no ken/
lights, camera, action {phrase} (tradicional cue at a beginning of a take) :: ライト、カメラ、アクション! /raito, kamera, akushon!/
light source {n} (source of illumination) :: 光源 /こうげん, kōgen/
light spectrum {n} (range of colors) SEE: spectrum ::
lightspeed {n} (the speed of light) :: 光速 /こうそく, kōsoku/
light year {n} (astronomical distance) :: 光年 /こうねん, kōnen/
lignite {n} (coal) :: 褐炭 /かったん, kattan/, 亜炭 /あたん, atan/
Liguria {prop} (region) :: リグーリア州 /リグーリアしゅう, Rigūria shū/
Lijiang {prop} (a city of China) :: 麗江 /れいこう, Reikō/
likable {adj} (having qualities tending to result in being liked; friendly, personable) :: 好かれる /すかれる, sukareru/, 好まれる /このまれる, konomareru/
like {v} (enjoy) :: …が好き /... がすき, ... ga suki/, 好む /このむ, konomu/
like {v} (find attractive) :: …が好き /... がすき, ... ga suki/, 好む /このむ, konomu/
like {v} (to show support for, or approval of, something posted on the Internet by marking it with a vote) :: いいね!する /ii ne! suru/
like {n} (something that a person likes) :: 好み /このみ, konomi/
like {adj} (similar) :: ...のように /...no yō-ni/
like {prep} (similar to) :: ...のように /...no yō-ni/
like {particle} (colloquial: mild intensifier) :: って言うか /っていうか, tte iuka/
like {particle} (colloquial: used to precede paraphrased quotations) :: あのう /anō/, ええと /ēto/
-like {suffix} (having some of the characteristics of (used to form adjectives from nouns)) :: 様の /yō no/, っぽい /ppoi/, みたい /mitai/
like a duck takes to water {prep} (Very naturally) :: 水を得た魚 /mizu o eta uo/
like father, like son {proverb} (a son will have traits similar to his father) :: 蛙の子は蛙 /kaeru no ko wa kaeru/ [literally: “a frog's child is a frog”]
likelihood {n} (probability) :: 可能性 /かのうせい, kanōsei/
likelihood {n} (mathematical likelihood) :: 尤度 /ゆうど, yūdo/
likely {adv} (similarly) SEE: similarly ::
likely {adv} (probably) SEE: probably ::
likely {adj} (probable; having a greater-than-even chance of occurring) :: きっと /kitto/, おそらく /osoraku/
liken {v} (compare) :: たとえる /tatoeru/
likeness {n} (similarity) SEE: similarity ::
likewise {adv} (also; moreover; too) SEE: too ::
likewise {adv} (in like manner) :: 同様に /どうように, dōyō ni/
likewise {adv} (the same to you) :: そちらこそ /sochira koso/
liking {n} (like) :: 好み /このみ, konomi/
lilac {n} (shrub) :: ライラック /rairakku/, リラ /rira/, 紫丁香花 /murasakihashidoi/
lilac {n} (flower) :: ライラック /rairakku/
lilac {n} (colour) :: ライラック色 /rairakku-iro/
Lilian {prop} (female given name) :: リリアン /Ririan/
Liliana {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lilian ::
Lille {prop} (a city in France) :: リール /Rīru/
Lillian {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lilian ::
Lilongwe {prop} (capital of Malawi) :: リロングウェ /Rironguwe/
lily {n} (flower in the genus Lilium) :: ユリ /yuri/, 百合 /ゆり, yuri/
lily of the valley {n} (Convallaria majalis) :: 鈴蘭 /suzuran/
Lima {prop} (the capital of Peru) :: リマ /Rima/
lima bean {n} (butter bean) :: ライマメ /raimame/
limb {n} (major appendage of human or animal) :: /し, shi/, 手足 /てあし, teashi/
limb {v} (to remove limbs) :: 切り放す /きりはなす, kirihanasu/
limber {adj} (flexible) SEE: flexible ::
limbo {n} (place for innocent souls) :: 辺獄 /へんごく, hengoku/, 辺土 /へんど, hendo/
limbo {n} (in-between state) :: リンボ /rinbo/
Limburgian {prop} (Limburgish) SEE: Limburgish ::
Limburgic {prop} (Limburgish) SEE: Limburgish ::
Limburgish {prop} (the Germanic language) :: リンブルフ語 /rinburufu-go/
lime {n} (inorganic material containing calcium) :: 石灰 /せっかい, sekkai/
lime {n} (green citrus fruit) :: ライム /raimu/
lime {n} (colour) :: ライム /raimu iro/
limelight {n} (type of stage lighting) :: フットライト /futtoraito/, ライムライト /raimuraito/, きゃっこう /kyakkō/
limerick {n} (rhyming verse of five lines) :: リメリック /rimerikku/
Limerick {prop} (town) :: リムリック
limestone {n} (abundant rock of marine and fresh-water sediments) :: 石灰岩 /せっかいがん, sekkaigan/
lime sulfur {n} (mixture) :: 石灰硫黄合剤 /せっかいいおうごうざい, sekkai iō gōzai/
limit {n} (boundary) :: 限度 /げんど, gendo/, 限界 /げんかい,genkai/
limited {adj} (with certain limits placed upon it) :: 限られた /kagirareta/, 有限の /yūgen no/
limited liability company {n} (type of company) :: 有限責任会社 /ゆうげんせきにんがいしゃ, yūgen sekinin gaisha/, エルエルシー /eru-eru-shī/, LLC
limnology {n} (science of lakes) :: 陸水学 /rikusuigaku/, 湖沼学 /koshōgaku/
limo {n} (limousine) SEE: limousine ::
limonene {n} (hydrocarbon) :: リモネン /rimonen/
Limousin {prop} (region) :: リムーザン /Rimūzan/
limousine {n} (luxury sedan/saloon car) :: リムジン /rimujin/, リモ /rimo/ [slang]
limp {v} (to walk lamely) :: 足を引きずる /あしをひきずる, ashi-o hikizuru/
line {n} (path through two or more points, threadlike mark) :: /せん, sen/, ライン /rain/
line {n} (straight sequence of people, queue) :: /れつ, retsu/
line {n} (single horizontal row of text on a screen, printed paper, etc.) :: /ぎょう, gyō/
line {n} (sentence of dialogue, especially in a script or screenplay) :: 台詞 /せりふ, serifu/
linear {adj} :: リニア /rinia/, リンネル /rinneru/, 線形 /senkei 1,2/, 一次 /ichiji 2,3/
linear algebra {n} (branch of mathematics) :: 線型代数 /senkei daisū/
linear combination {n} (sum) :: 線型結合 /せんけいけつごう, senkei ketsugou/
linearity {n} (state of being linear) :: 直線性 /ちょくせんせい, chokusensei/
linearity {n} (proportionality or a mathematical property analogous to it) :: 線形性 /せんけいせい, senkeisei/
linear logic {n} :: 線形論理 /せんけいろんり, senkeironri/
linear space {n} (vector space) SEE: vector space ::
lined antshrike {n} (A passerine bird of the antbird family) :: セグロシマアリモズ /seguroshimaarimozu/
linen {n} (thread or cloth made from flax fiber) :: 亜麻布 /あまぬの, amanuno/, リネン /rinen/, リンネル /rinneru/, 麻布 /まふ, mafu/
linen {n} (items) :: リネン製品 /りねんせいひん, rinennseihin/
line number {n} (number of a line in a text file) :: 行番号 /ぎょうばんごう, gyōbangō/
line of sight {n} (A straight line along which an observer has a clear view) :: 視線 /しせん, shisen/
line of thought {n} (way of thinking) :: 考え方 /kangaekata/
liner {n} (large passenger carrying ship) :: ライナー /rainā/
line segment {n} (part of a line) :: 線分 /senbun/
-ling {suffix} (Diminutive) :: /こ, ko-/
Lingala {prop} (Bantu language) :: リンガラ語 /ringara-go/
lingerie {n} (women's underwear or nightclothes) :: ランジェリー /ranjerī/
lingonberry {n} (berry) :: 苔桃 /コケモモ, kokemomo/
lingua franca {n} (common language) :: リングワ・フランカ /ringuwa-furanka/, リンガフランカ /ringafuranka/, 共通語 /きょうつうご, kyōtsūgo/
lingual {n} (sound articulated with the tongue) :: 舌音 /ぜつおん, zetsuon/
lingual bone {n} (hyoid bone) SEE: hyoid bone ::
linguine {n} (ribbons of pasta narrower than tagliatelle) :: リングイネ /ringuine/, リングイーネ /ringuīne/, リングィーネ /ringwīne/, リングイーニ /ringuīni/, リングィーニ /ringwīni/
linguist {n} (one who studies linguistics) :: 言語学者 /げんごがくしゃ, gengogakusha/
linguistics {n} (scientific study of language) :: 言語学 /げんごがく, gengogaku/
lingzhi {n} (mushroom) :: 霊芝 /れいし, reishi/
lining {n} (covering for the inside of something) :: 裏地 /uraji/
link {n} (computing: hyperlink) :: リンク /rinku/
Link {prop} (male given name) :: リンク /Linku/
linkage {n} (connection or relation between things or ideas) SEE: link ::
linkage disequilibrium {n} (non-random association of two or more alleles at two or more loci) :: 連鎖不平衡 /れんさふへいこう, rensafuheikō/
linker {n} (computer program that assembles objects) :: リンカ /rinka/
linker {n} (short oligonucleotide) :: リンカ /rinka/
linoleum {n} (inexpensive waterproof covering) :: リノリウム /rinoriumu/
lint {n} (a fine material made by scraping cotton or linen cloth) :: リント布 /rinto fu/
lint {n} (fuzzy fluff) :: 糸屑 /いとくず, itokuzu/, 綿埃 /わたぼこり, watabokori/, [navel lint:] 臍の胡麻 /へそのごま, heso no goma/
Linux {prop} (operating system) :: リナックス /Rinakkusu/
Linyi {prop} (a prefecture-level city in China) :: 臨沂 /りんぎ, Ringi/
lion {n} (big cat Panthera leo) :: ライオン /raion/, 獅子 /しし, shishi/
lion cub {n} (young lion) :: 子ライオン /こらいおん koraion/
lioness {n} (female lion) :: 雌ライオン /めすらいおん, mesu-raion/, 母獅 /むし, mushi/
lionfish {n} (venomous fish) :: 蓑笠子 /ミノカサゴ, minokasago/
lion's share {n} (A generous portion) :: 獅子の分け前 /ししのわけまえ, shishi-no wakemae/, 旨い汁 /うまいしる, umai-shiru/
lion tamarin {n} (any of four species of small New World monkeys that constitute the Leontopithecus genus) :: ライオンタマリン /raiontamarin/, 獅子猿 /ししざる, shishizaru/
lip {n} (fleshy protrusion framing the mouth) :: /くちびる, kuchibiru/
lip balm {n} (substance topically applied to the lips of the mouth) :: リップクリーム /rippukurīmu/, リップバーム /rippubāmu/
Lipetsk {prop} (city in Russia) :: リペツク /Ripetsuku/
lip gloss {n} (a cosmetic product) :: リップグロス /rippugurosu/
lipid {n} (organic compound) :: 脂質 /ししつ, shishitsu/, リピド /ripido/
liposome {n} (an aqueous compartment) :: リポソーム /riposōmu/
liposuction {n} (cosmetic surgery procedure in which bodily fat is removed by suction) :: 脂肪吸引 /しぼうきゅういん, shibōkyūin/
lipreading {n} (the act of reading lips) :: 読唇術 /dokushinjutsu/
lip service {n} (cunnilingus) SEE: cunnilingus ::
lip service {n} (Empty talk; words absent of action or intention) :: 口先 /kuchisaki/, リップサービス /rippu sābisu/
lipstick {n} (make-up for the lips) :: 口紅 /くちべに, kuchibeni/, リップスティック /rippusutikku/
lipstick {n} (stick of this make-up) :: リップスティック /rippusutikku/
lip sync {n} (synchronization of music with lips) :: 口パク /kuchi-paku/, リップシンク /rippushinku/
lip-sync {v} (to move lips in synchronization with sounds) :: 口パクする /kuchi-paku suru/, リップシンクする /rippushinku suru/
liquefaction {n} (Process of being made liquid) :: 液化 /ekika/
liquefied natural gas {n} (natural gas converted to liquid) :: 液化天然ガス /ekika tennen gasu/
liquefied petroleum gas {n} (LPG) :: 液化石油ガス /ekika sekiyu gasu/
liquefy {v} (make into a liquid) :: 液化する /えきかする, ekika-suru/
liqueur {n} (a flavored alcoholic beverage) :: リキュール /rikyūru/
liquid {n} (substance that is liquid) :: 液体 /えきたい, ekitai/, 流体 /りゅうたい, ryūtai/
liquidate {v} (to settle a debt) :: 清算する /seisan suru/
liquidate {v} (to settle the affairs) :: 清算する /seisan suru/, 決着を付ける /kecchaku wo tsukeru/
liquidate {v} (to kill someone) :: 消す /kesu/, 抹殺する /massatsu suru/
liquidation {n} (process of converting into cash) :: 流動化 /ryūdōka/
liquid crystal {n} (phase of matter) :: 液晶 /ekishō/
liquid crystal display {n} (display device using liquid crystal) :: 液晶ディスプレイ /ekishō disupurei/, LCD
liquid nitrogen {n} (nitrogen in the liquid state) :: 液体窒素 /ekitai chisso/
liquid phase {n} (one of the three fundamental structural phases of matter) :: 液相 /えきそう, ekisō/
liquor {n} (strong alcoholic drink derived from fermentation and distillation) :: /さけ, sake/, アルコール飲料 /アルコールいんりょう, arukōru inryō/
liquorice {n} (plant) SEE: licorice ::
liquorice {n} (confection) SEE: licorice ::
liquor store {n} (liquor store, bottle shop) :: 酒店 /さかや, sakaya; さかみせ, sakamise/
lira {n} (currency of Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, former currency of Italy, etc.) :: リラ /rira/
Lisa {prop} (female given name) :: リサ /Risa/
Lisbon {prop} (capital of Portugal) :: リスボン /Risubon/
list {n} (enumeration or compilation of items) :: 一覧 /いちらん, ichiran/, リスト /risuto/, /ひょう, hyō/
list {n} (computing: codified representation of a list) :: リスト /risuto/
list {v} (to create or recite a list) :: 列記する /rekki-suru/, リストする /risuto suru/
list box {n} (dropdown list) SEE: dropdown list ::
listen {v} (to pay attention to a sound) :: 聞く /きく, kiku/
listen {v} (to expect or wait for a sound) :: 聞く /きく, kiku/
listen {v} (to accept advice or obey instruction) :: 聞く /きく, kiku/
listen {v} (to hear (something)) :: 聞く /きく, kiku/
listener {n} (someone who listens) :: 聞き手 /ききて, kikite/, 聴取者 /ちょうしゅしゃ, chōshusha/, リスナー /risunā/
listener {n} ((computing) a function that runs in response to an event) :: リスナー /risunā/
listless {adj} (Lacking enthusiasm) :: 物憂げ /ものうげ, monouge/
Liszt {prop} (surname) :: リスト /Risuto/
litas {n} (currency of Lithuania) :: リタス /ritasu/
litchi {n} (lychee) SEE: lychee ::
liter {n} (cubic decimeter) SEE: litre ::
literal {adj} (exactly as stated; read or understood without additional interpretation) :: 逐語的な /ちくごてきな, chikugoteki-na/
literal {adj} (following the letter or exact words, not taking liberties) :: 文字通り /もじどおり, mojidōri/
literal {adj} (consisting of, or expressed by, letters) :: 文字上の /mojijō-no/
literally {adv} (not metaphorically) :: 文字通り /mojidōri/, 額面通り /gakumendōri/
literary {adj} (bookish) SEE: bookish ::
literary {adj} (relating to literature) :: 文学 /bungaku/
literary {adj} (appropriate to literature rather than everyday writing) :: 文語の /ぶんご-の, bungo-no/
Literary Chinese {prop} (Classical Chinese) SEE: Classical Chinese ::
literate {adj} (able to read, having literacy) :: 読み書きができる /yomikaki ga dekiru/
literate {adj} (knowledgeable in literature and writing) :: 博識の /はくしき, hakushiki no/
literati {n} (well-educated, literary people) :: 文学者 /ぶんがくしゃ, bungakusha/
literature {n} (body of all written works) :: 文献 /ぶんけん, bunken/, 文学 /ぶんがく, bungaku/
literature {n} (the collected creative writing of a nation, people, group or culture) :: 文学 /ぶんがく, bungaku/
literature {n} (all the papers, treatises etc. published in academic journals on a particular subject) :: 文献 /ぶんけん, bunken/, 資料 /しりょう, shiryō/
lithium {n} (chemical element) :: リチウム /richiumu/
lithium aluminium hydride {n} (chemical compound, LiH) :: 水素化アルミニウムリチウム /suisoka aruminiumu richiumu/
lithium carbonate {n} (Li2CO3) :: 炭酸リチウム /たんさんリチウム, tansan richiumu/
lithium hydride {n} (chemical compound, LiH) :: 水素化リチウム /umi richiumu/
lithography {n} (printing method) :: リトグラフ /ritogurafu/
lithosphere {n} (The outer layer of the Earth) :: 岩石圏 /がんせきけん, gansekiken/
Lithuania {prop} (country) :: リトアニア /Ritoania/
Lithuanian {adj} (referring to Lithuania) :: リトアニアの /Ritoania no/, [of the people] リトアニア人の /Ritoania-jin no/, [of the language] リトアニア語の /Ritoania go no/
Lithuanian {prop} (language) :: リトアニア語 /Ritoania-go/
Lithuanian {n} (person from Lithuania) :: リトアニア人 /Ritoania-jin/
Lithuanian Hound {n} (Lithuanian Hound) :: リトアニアン・ハウンド /Ritoanian haundo/
litigation {n} (conduct of a lawsuit) :: 訴訟 /そしょう, soshō/
litmus {n} (dyestuff from lichen) :: リトマス /ritomasu/
litmus paper {n} (test paper) :: リトマス紙 /ritomasu shi/
litre {n} (unit of fluid measure) :: リットル /rittoru/,
litter {n} (animals born in one birth) :: /hito hara no ko/
litter {n} (discarded items) :: ごみ /gomi/
litter {v} (drop or throw trash without properly disposing of it) :: ごみを すてる /gomi-o suteru/
little {adj} (small in size) :: 小さい /ちいさい, chiisai/
little {adv} (not much) :: 少ない /すくない, sukunai/
little black dress {n} (woman's short black dress) :: リトル・ブラック・ドレス /ritoru burakku doresu/
little boy {n} (a diminutive male child) :: 男の子 /おとこのこ, otoko no ko/, 男児 /だんじ, danji/
little brother {n} :: /おとうと, otōto/
little by little {adv} (a small amount at a time) :: 少しずつ /すこしずつ, sukoshizutsu/, 追々 /oioi/
little emperor {n} (spoiled child) :: 小皇帝 /しょうこうてい, shōkōtei/
little finger {n} (outermost and smallest finger of the hand) :: 小指 /こゆび, koyubi/
little girl {n} (a female child) :: 女の子 /おんなのこ, onna no ko/, 女児 /じょじ, joji/
little grebe {n} (bird) :: 鸊鷉 /かいつぶり, kaitsuburi, かいつむり, kaitsumuri/, /にお, nio, かいつぶり, kaitsuburi, かいつむり, kaitsumuri/, 鳰鳥 /におどり, niodori/, 浮巣鳥 /うきすどり, ukisudori/, 息長鳥 /しながどり, shinagadori/, 潜り /むぐり, muguri/
little owl {n} (species of owl) :: 小金目梟 /コキンメフクロウ, kokinmefukurō/
Little Red Riding Hood {prop} (a folktale) :: 赤ずきん /あかずきん, aka-zukin/
little sister {n} :: /いもうと, imōto/
little wonder {n} (small wonder) SEE: small wonder ::
liturgy {n} (a predetermined or prescribed set of rituals) :: [Catholic] 典礼 /てんれい, tenrei/, [Orthodox] 奉神礼 /ほうしんれい, hōshinrei/, [Catholic, Protestant, Anglicanism] 礼拝 /れいはい, reihai/
Liuzhou {prop} (a city of China) :: 柳州 /りゅうしゅう, Ryūshū/
live {v} (be alive) :: 生きる /いきる, ikiru/, 暮らす /くらす, kurasu/ (spend time, get along)
live {v} (have permanent residence) :: 住む /すむ, sumu/
live {adj} ((broadcasting) Seen or heard from a broadcast, as it happens) :: ライブ /raibu/
live {adv} (as it happens) :: 生の /なまの/
live album {n} (album) :: ライブアルバム /raibu arubamu/
livelihood {n} (means of supporting oneself) :: 生計 /せいけい, seikei/
liver {n} (organ of the body) :: 肝臓 /かんぞう, kanzō/
liver {n} (organ as food) :: レバー /rebā/
liver cancer {n} (malignant neoplasm of the liver) :: 肝癌 /かんがん, kangan/
livermorium {n} (chemical element with atomic number 116) :: リバモリウム /ribamoriumu/
Liverpool {prop} (Liverpool, England) :: リバプール /Ribapūru/
Liverpool {prop} (NY, Canada or Australia) :: リバプール /Ribapūru/
liverwort {n} (bryophyte with a leafy stem) :: 苔植物門
livestock {n} (farm animals) :: 家畜 /かちく, kachiku/
lividity {n} (livor mortis, suggillation) SEE: livor mortis ::
living {n} (style of life) :: 暮らし /くらし, kurashi/, 生活 /せいかつ, seikatsu/
living fossil {n} :: 生きている化石 /ikiteiru kaseki/, 生きた化石 /ikita kaseki/
living hell {n} (continuing state of extreme pain, punishment or torment) :: 生き地獄 /いきじごく, ikijigoku/
living language {n} (a language which is still spoken) :: 現用言語 /げんようげんご, gen'yō gengo/
living room {n} (room in a private house) :: 居間 /いま, ima/, リビング /ribingu/
living standard {n} (standard of living) SEE: standard of living ::
living will {n} (document expressing a desire to die naturally in certain medical circumstances) :: リビング・ウィル /ribingu wiru/
livor mortis {n} (settling of the blood in the lower portion of the body) :: 死斑 /しはん, shihan/
Livorno {prop} (city in Italy) :: リボルノ /Riboruno/, リヴォルノ /Rivoruno/
lizard {n} (reptile) :: 蜥蜴 /とかげ, tokage/, トカゲ /tokage/
lizard {n} (coward) SEE: coward ::
lizardfish {n} (member of the family Synodontidae) :: /エソ, eso/
Ljubljana {prop} (Capital city of Slovenia) :: リュブリャナ /Ryuburyana/
llama {n} (South Americal mammal of the camel family, Lama glama) :: ラマ /rama/
lo {contraction} (look, see, behold) :: ほら /hora/
loa {n} (spirits of voodoo) :: ロア /roa/
load {n} (burden) :: 荷物 /にもつ, nimotsu/, /ni/
load {n} (number of articles that can be transported or processed at one time) :: 積載量 /せきさいりょう, sekisairyō/, 船腹 /funabara/
load {n} (a large number or amount) :: 多量 /たりょう, taryō/, 多く /ōku/
load {n} (the volume of work required to be performed) :: 仕事量 /しごとりょう, shigotoryō/
load {n} (the electrical current or power delivered by a device) :: 負荷 /ふか, fuka/
load {v} (to put a load on or in) :: 載せる /のせる, noseru/, 積む /つむ, tsumu/, 積み込む /つみこむ, tsumikomu/
load {v} (to fill with munition) :: 弾を込める /たまをこめる, tama o komeru/, 装塡する /そうてんする, sōten suru/
load {v} (to read into memory) :: 読み込む /よみこむ, yomikomu/
loaf {n} (block of bread) :: パン一塊 /pan ikkan/, パン一斤 /pan ikkin/
loam {n} (type of soil) :: ローム /rōm/
loan {n} (borrowed sum of money or other valuables) :: 貸付け /かしつけ, kashitsuke/, ローン /rōn/, 貸付金 /かしつけきん, kashitsuke-kin/
lo and behold {interj} (used to express surprise) :: 見よ /miyo/, 驚くべきことに /odoroku beki kotoni/
loan shark {n} (money lender; usurer) :: 高利貸し /こうりがし, kōrigashi/
loan translation {n} (calque) SEE: calque ::
loanword {n} (word taken from another language) :: 外来語 /がいらいご, gairaigo/, 借用語 /しゃくようご, shakuyōgo/
loathe {v} (hate, detest, revile) :: 大嫌い /daikirai/, 忌み嫌う /imikirau/, 唾棄する /daki suru/
loathing {n} (sense of revulsion, distaste, detestation, extreme hatred or dislike) :: 嫌悪 /ken'o/, むかつき /mukatsuki/
lob {n} (lump) SEE: lump ::
Lobamba {prop} (traditional and legislative capital of Swaziland) :: ロバンバ /Robanba/
lobby {n} (entryway or waiting area; vestibule) :: ロビー /robī/, 休息所 /きゅうそくじょ, kyūsokujo/
lobby {n} (group of people who try to lobby) :: ロビー /robī/, 圧力団体 /あつりょくだんたい, atsuryoku dantai/
lobby group {n} (advocacy group) SEE: advocacy group ::
lobotomy {n} (surgical operation) :: 精神外科 /せいしんげか, seishingeka/
lobster {n} (crustacean) :: 伊勢海老 /ise ebi/, イセエビ /ise ebi/, ロブスター /robusutā/
local {adj} (of a nearby location) :: 現地 /げんち, genchi/
local {adj} (math: applying to a limited space) :: 局所 /kyokusho/
local area network {n} (network) :: ローカル・エリア・ネットワーク /rōkaru-eria-nettowāku/
local color {n} (aspects of a location that distinguish it from neighboring communities) :: 地域色 /chiikishoku/
local government {n} (government whose remit covers less than that of the nation) :: 地方公共団体 /ちほうこうきょうだんたい, ちほうこうきょうだんたい, chihō kōkyō dantai/, 地方自治 /ちほうじち, chihō jichi/
Local Group {prop} (cluster of galaxies that contains the Milky Way) :: 局部銀河群 /きょくぶぎんがぐん, kyokubu gingagun/
localization {n} (act of localizing) :: 局在化 /きょくざいか, kyokuzaika/, 局所化 /きょくしょか, kyokushoka/, 地方化 /ちほうか, chihōka/
localization {n} (software engineering: act or process of making a product suitable for use in a particular country or region) :: ローカライゼーション /rōkaraizēshon/
localize {v} (make local) :: 地域化する /ちいきかする, chiïkika suru/, ローカライズする /rōkaraizu suru/
location {n} (place) :: 位置 /いち, ichi/, 場所 /ばしょ, basho/, 地点 /ちてん, chiten/
locative {n} (locative case) SEE: locative case ::
locative case {n} (case used to indicate place, or the place where) :: 処格 /shokaku/, 地格 /ちかく, chikaku/ "land case", 前置格 /ぜんちかく, zenchikaku/ "prepositional case"
lochia {n} (post-partum vaginal discharge) :: 悪露 /おろ, oro/
Loch Ness {prop} (lake in the Great Glen of Scotland) :: ネス湖 /nesuko/
lock {n} (something used for fastening) :: 錠前 /じょうまえ, jōmae/, /じょう, jō/, ロック /rokku/
lock {n} (segment of a canal) :: 閘門 /こうもん, kōmon/
lock {v} (to fasten with a lock) :: 鍵を掛ける /かぎをかける, kagi o kakeru/
locker {n} (storage compartment) :: ロッカー /rokkā/
locker room {n} (locker room) SEE: changing room ::
locket {n} (chained ornament) :: ロケット /roketto/
lockout {n} (opposite of a strike) :: ロックアウト /rokkuauto/
locksmith {n} (one who practices locksmithing) :: 錠前屋 /じょうまえや, jōmaeya/
lock up {v} (to imprison or incarcerate someone) :: 閉じ込める /とじこめる, tojikomeru/
lockup {n} (prison) SEE: prison ::
locomotive {n} (self-propelled vehicle that runs on rails) :: 機関車 /きかんしゃ, kikansha/
locus {n} (set of all points given by an equation or condition) :: 軌跡 /きせき, kiseki/
locust {n} (type of grasshopper) :: 飛蝗 /ばった, batta/, イナゴ /いなご, inago/
lode {n} (vein of metallic ore) :: 鉱脈 /kōmyaku/
lodestar {n} (guiding tenet) :: 指導原理 /しどうげんり, shidō kenri/
Lode Star {prop} (Polaris) SEE: Polaris ::
lodge {n} (inn) SEE: inn ::
lodging {n} (place to live or lodge) :: 宿泊 /しゅくはく, shukuhaku/
lodicule {n} (small scale) :: 鱗被 /りんぴ, rinpi/
Lodz {prop} (city) :: ウッチ /Utchi/
loess {n} (sediment of eolian origin) :: 黄土 /おうど, ōdo/, 黄砂 /こうさ, kōsa/
loftiness {n} (arrogance) SEE: arrogance ::
lofty {adj} (high, having great height or stature) :: 素晴らしい /subarashii/, 立派な /rippa na/, 崇高な /sūkō na/, 高尚な /kōshō na/
lofty {adj} (idealistic) :: 高遠な /kōen na/
log {n} (trunk of dead tree, cleared of branches) :: 丸太 /まるた, maruta/, 丸木 /まるき, maruki/
log {n} (bulky piece of timber) :: /まき, maki/
log {n} (nautical: device for measuring the speed of a vessel) :: 測程儀 /そくていぎ, sokuteigi/
log {v} (to cut down trees) :: 伐採 /bassai/
log {n} (chronological record) :: 記録 /kiroku/, ログ /rogu/
log {v} (make an entry in a log) :: 記録する /kirokusuru/
log {n} (very dumb person) SEE: blockhead ::
log {n} (logbook) SEE: logbook ::
log {n} (logbook) SEE: logbook ::
log {n} (rolled cake) SEE: Swiss roll ::
logarithm {n} (The power to which a given base number must be raised in order to obtain a given number) :: 対数 /たいすう, taisū/
logbook {n} (nautical: book in which details from journey are recorded) :: 日誌 /にっし, nisshi/, 航海日誌 /こうかいにっし, kōkainisshi/
logbook {n} (record of the ownership of a motor car) :: 自動車登録台帳 /jidōsha tōroku daichō/
log cabin {n} (small simple dwelling made from wood) :: 丸太小屋 /まるたごや, marutagoya/, 小屋 /こや, koya/
loge {n} (stall) SEE: stall ::
loge {n} (booth) SEE: booth ::
logic {n} (method of human thought) :: 論理 /ろんり, ronri/
logic {n} (mathematical study) :: 論理学 /ろんりがく, ronrigaku/
logic {n} (any system of thought, irrespective of its rigor or productiveness) :: 論理 /ろんり, ronri/
logician {n} (person who studies or teaches logic) :: 論理学者 /ronri gakusha/
log in {v} (gain access to a computer system) :: ログインする /roguin-suru/, サインインする /sain'in-suru/
login {n} (user's identification) :: ログイン /roguin/, ユーザー名 /yūzāmei/, 利用者名 /りようしゃめい, riyōshamei/
login {n} (logging in) :: ログイン /roguin/
-logist {suffix} (person who studies or is an expert in the related -logy) :: 学者 /がくしゃ, kakusha/
logistics {n} (planning and implementing the flow of goods and services) :: 物流 /ぶつりゅう, butsuryū/, 運送 /うんそう, unsō/
logistics {n} (military procurement, supply, maintenance, and transportation) :: 兵站 /へいたん, heitan/
logo {n} (symbol or emblem that acts as a trademark or a means of identification of an entity) :: ロゴ /rogo/, ロゴタイプ /rogotaipu/
log off {v} (log out) SEE: log out ::
logogram {n} (character or symbol that represents a word or phrase) :: 表語文字 /hyōgo moji/
log on {v} (log in) SEE: log in ::
logotype {n} (symbol used by organization, logo) :: ロゴタイプ /rogotaipu/
log out {v} (to exit an account in a computing system) :: ログアウトする /roguauto suru/
Logroño {prop} (capital city of La Rioja, Spain) :: ログローニョ /Rogurōnyo/
-logy {suffix} (branch of learning) :: /-がく, -gaku/, -ロジー /-rojī/ [with non-Japanese words]
loin {n} (part of the body) :: 腰部 /yōbu/
loincloth {n} (garment) :: ロインクロス /roinkurosu/, [traditional Japanese] /fundoshi/
loins {n} (plural form of loin) SEE: loin ::
Lojban {prop} (artificial logical language based on Loglan) :: ロジバン /Rojiban/
Loki {prop} (god of mischief and trickery) :: ロキ /Roki/
lokun {n} (doctor) SEE: doctor ::
lol {interj} (Used to express laughter) SEE: LOL ::
LOL {interj} (expression of laughter) :: w, www, ワラ (wara), (笑) /わらい, warai, しょう, shō, わら, wara, かっこ わらい, kakkowarai, かっこ しょう, kakkoshō, かっこ わら, kakkowara/, /kusa/
lolcat {n} (image macro of a kitten or cat with a humurous caption) :: ロルキャット /rorukyatto/
lolicon {n} (An individual fixated on young, generally prepubescent, girls) :: ロリコン /rorikon/
lolita {n} (sexually alluring girl) :: ロリ /rori/
Lolita {prop} (female given name) :: ロリタ /Rorita/
lollipop {n} (confectionery on a stick) :: 飴ん棒 /あめんぼう, amenbō/, ペロペロキャンディ /peroperokyandi/
lolly {n} (money) SEE: money ::
lolly {n} (confection) SEE: confection ::
lolly {n} (lollipop) SEE: lollipop ::
Lomé {prop} (capital of Togo) :: ロメ /Rome/
Lombard {n} (banker or moneylender) SEE: banker ::
Lombardy {prop} (region in northern Italy) :: ロンバルディア /Ronbarudia/, ロンバルディア州 /ロンバルディアしゅう, Ronbarudia shū/
London {prop} (in the United Kingdom) :: ロンドン /Rondon/ (倫敦 /ロンドン, Rondon/ dated)
London {prop} (in Canada) :: ロンドン /Rondon/
Londoner {n} (person from or inhabitant of London) :: ロンドン人 /ロンドンじん, Rondon-jin/
Londonian {n} (Londoner) SEE: Londoner ::
London Underground {prop} (the London underground) :: ロンドン地下鉄 /Rondon chikatetsu/
lone {adj} (having no companion) :: 一人 /ひとりの, hitori no/
loneliness {n} (condition of being lonely) :: 孤独 /こどく, kodoku/, 寂しさ /さびしさ, sabishisa/
lonely {adj} (of person: unhappy by feeling isolated) :: さびしい /sabishii/, 寂しい /さびしい, sabishii/
lonely {adj} (solitary) SEE: solitary ::
loner {n} (one who lacks or avoids company) :: ぼっち /botchi/ [slang]
lonesome {adj} (unhappy due to being alone) :: 寂しい /さびしい, sabishii/
lone wolf {n} (wolf that is not part of a pack) :: 一匹狼 /いっぴきおおかみ, ippikiōkami/
lone wolf {n} (person who avoids the company of others) :: 一匹狼 /いっぴきおおかみ, ippikiōkami/
lone wolf {n} (criminal who acts alone) :: 一匹狼 /いっぴきおおかみ, ippikiōkami/
long {adj} (having much distance from one point to another) :: 長い /ながい, nagai/
long {adj} (having great duration) :: 長い /ながい, nagai/
long {adj} (not short) SEE: tall ::
long ago {adv} (at a time in the distant past) :: 昔々 /むかしむかし, mukashi-mukashi/, ずっとに /zutto mae ni/, とっくに /tokku ni/
longan {n} (fruit) :: 竜眼 /ryukan/
longbow {n} (large bow) :: /ゆみ, yumi/, ロングボウ
long-eared owl {n} (Asio otus) :: 虎斑木菟
longevity {n} (the quality of being long-lasting, especially of life) :: 寿命 /じゅみょう, jumyō/, 長寿 /ちょうじゅ, chōju/, 不老不死 /ふろうふし, furōfushi/
long for {v} (to miss) :: あこがれる /akogareru/, 憧れる /akogareru/, 恋い慕う /koishitau/
longhorn beetle {n} (any Cerambycid) :: カミキリムシ /kamikirimushi/, 髪切虫 /かみきりむし, kamikirimushi/
longhouse {n} (outhouse) SEE: outhouse ::
longing {n} (melancholic desire) :: 憧れ /akogare/, 切望 /せつぼう, setsubō/
Long Island {prop} (island in New York) :: ロングアイランド /ronguairando/
Long Island iced tea {n} (cocktail made with iced tea) :: ロングアイランド・アイスティー /Rongu Airando aisu tī/
longitude {n} (angular distance) :: 経度 /けいど, keido/
longitude {n} (imaginary line through North Pole and South Pole) :: 経線 /けいせん, keisen/
longitudinal {adj} (relating to length, or to longitude) :: 経度の /keido no/
longitudinal {adj} (running in the direction of the long axis of a body) :: 縦の /tate no/
longitudinal {adj} (forward and/or backward, relative to some defined direction) :: 進行方向の /shinkōhōkō no/
longitudinal wave {n} (type of wave) :: 縦波 /tatenami/
long johns {n} (garment for bottom half of the body) :: タイツ /taitsu/, 股引 /momohiki/, ズボン下 /zubon shita/
long-legged {adj} (having long legs) :: 足の長い /あしのながい, ashi no nagai/
longline {n} (very long fishing line with multiple hooks) :: 延縄 /はえなわ, haenawa/
long live {v} (prosper) :: (...) 万歳 /ばんざい, banzai/, 寿 /ことぶき, kotobuki/
longship {n} (type of Viking vessel) :: ロングシップ /rongushippu/
long since {adv} (long ago) SEE: long ago ::
longsword {n} (a kind of sword) :: 太刀 /tachi/
long-tailed tit {n} (bird) :: エナガ /enaga/
long time no see {interj} (idiomatic: I (or we) have not seen you for a long time) :: 久しぶり /ひさしぶり, hisashiburi/, お久しぶりです /o-hisashiburi desu/
longwave {adj} (having a wavelength of greater than 1000 meters) :: 長波 /ちょうは, chōha/
long-winded {adj} (tediously long in speaking; consuming much time; unnecessarily verbose) :: 冗長な /じょうちょうな, jōchō na/
longyi {n} (a sarong-like garment worn around the waist) :: ロンジー /ronjī/
loo {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
look {v} (to try to see) :: 見る /みる, miru/ (also: to see), 観る /みる, miru/ (actively), 見てみる /mitemiru/, ご覧になる /ごらんになる, go-ran ni naru/ [honorific], 拝見する /はいけんする, haiken surú/ [humble]
look {v} (to appear, to seem) :: 見える /mieru/
look {v} (to search) :: 探す /sagasu/, 求める /motomeru/
look {v} (to face) :: 向かう /mukau/
look after {v} (to watch, to protect) :: 世話をする /sewa o suru/, 面倒を見る /mendō o miru/
look and feel {n} (visual design and behaviour of a user interface) :: ルック・アンド・フィール /rukku-ando-fīru/
look at {v} :: Adverb:よく /yoku/, じっくり /jikkuri/, or しっかり /shikkari/ + 見る /miru/, 観察 /kansatsu/
look before you leap {proverb} (think before taking actionn) :: 転ばぬ先の杖 /ころばぬさきのつえ, korobanu saki no tsue/
look down on {v} (to regard or treat as inferior) :: 軽蔑する /keibetsu suru/, 見下ろす /miorosu/
look for {v} (search; seek) :: 探す /さがす, sagasu/
look forward to {v} (anticipate, expect, or wait for) :: 楽しみにする /tanoshimi-ni suru/
looking glass {n} (mirror) SEE: mirror ::
look like {v} (be similar in appearance, resemble) :: らしい /ra shi i/
looks {n} (appearance) :: 容貌 /ようぼう, yōbō/
look up {v} (used other than as an idiom) :: 見上げる /みあげる, miageru/
look up {v} (to obtain information about something from a text source) :: 検索する /けんさくする, kensaku suru/, 調べる /しらべる, shiraberu/
lookup table {n} :: 参照テーブル /sanshō tēburu/, ルックアップテーブル /rukkuappu tēburu/
loom {n} (weaving frame) :: 織機 /しょっき, shokki/
loop {n} (shape produced by a curve that bends around and crosses itself) :: /わ, wa/, ループ /rūpu/
looper {n} (measuring worm) SEE: measuring worm ::
loophole {n} (method of escape) :: 抜け道 /ぬけみち, nukemichi/
loophole {n} (slit in a castle wall) :: 銃眼 /じゅうがん, jūgan/
loose {adj} (not fixed tightly) :: ゆるんだ /yurunda/
loose {adj} (not leashed) SEE: unleashed ::
loose change {n} (coins kept in one's pocket or bag) :: 小銭 /こぜに, kozeni/
loosen {v} (to make less tight) :: ゆるめる /yurumeru/, ほどく /hodoku/
lopseed {n} (any of the plant family Phrymaceae) :: 蝿毒草 /はえどくそう, haedokusō/
loquacious {adj} (talkative, chatty) :: 多弁な /たべんな, taben na/
loquat {n} (fruit) :: 枇杷 /ビワ, biwa/
loquat {n} (tree) :: 枇杷 /ビワ, biwa/
lord {n} (ruler, one having mastery over others) :: /kyou/
Lord {prop} (God) :: 上帝 /じょうてい, Jōtei/, /じゅ, Ju/, 神様 /かみさま, Kamisama/
Lord {prop} (Jesus) :: /Shu/
Lord's Prayer {prop} (the prayer taught by Jesus Christ to his disciples) :: 主の祈り /shyo no inori/
Lord's Supper {prop} (Last Supper) SEE: Last Supper ::
Lorraine {prop} (region west of Alsace) :: ロレーヌ /Rorēnu/
lorry {n} (motor vehicle) SEE: truck ::
lorry driver {n} (person employed to drive a truck) SEE: truck driver ::
Los Angeles {prop} (largest city in California) :: ロサンゼルス /Rosanzerusu/, [abbreviation] ロス /Rosu/, [obsolete] 羅府 /らふ, Rafu/
lose {v} (cause (something) to cease to be in one's possession or capability) :: なくす /nakusu/, 落とす /おとす, otosu/, 失う /うしなう, ushinau/
lose {v} ((transitive) fail to win) :: 負ける /まける, makeru/
lose {v} (shed (weight)) :: 痩せる /やせる, yaseru/ [lose weight, become thin]
lose face {v} (lose respect of others) :: 面目を失う /めんぼくをうしなう, menboku o ushinau/
lose one's virginity {v} (to stop being a virgin after the first sexual intercourse) :: 処女を失う /しょじょをうしなう, shojo o ushinau/, [man's virginity] 童貞を失う /どうていをうしなう, dōtei o ushinau/
lose one's way {v} (get lost) SEE: get lost ::
loser {n} (person who fails to win) :: 敗者 /はいしゃ, haisha/
loser {n} (person who is frequently unsuccessful in life) :: 負け犬 /makeinu/, 負け組 /makegumi/
lose weight {v} (to become less heavy) :: 体重を減らす /たいじゅうをへらす, taijū-o herasu/, 痩せる /やせる, yaseru/
loss {n} (instance of losing) :: 損失 /そんしつ, sonshitsu/
loss {n} (financial: negative result on balance) :: 損益 /そんえき, son'eki/
loss {n} (engineering: power expended without doing useful work) :: 損失 /そんしつ, sonshitsu/
loss leader {n} (item sold at or below cost to stimulate sales) :: ロスリーダー
lossless {adj} (not losing information) :: ロスレス /rosuresu/, 可逆 /kagyaku/ [data compression, literally “reversible”]
lossy {adj} (reducing the amount of information in data) :: 非可逆 /hikagyaku/ [data compression], 不可逆 /fukagyaku/ [data compression, literally “irreversible”]
lost {adj} :: 失った (うしなった, ushinatta), 負けた (まけた, maketa)
lost and found {n} (department, service or location where items that are found can be claimed by their owners) :: 遺失物取扱所 /いしつぶつとりあつかいじょ, ishitsubutsu toriatsukaijo/, 落とし物センター /おとしものセンター, otoshimono sentā/
lost property {n} (lost and found) SEE: lost and found ::
lot {n} (fate that falls to one by chance) :: 宿命 /shukumei/
lot {n} (large quantity or number) SEE: a lot ::
Lot {prop} (nephew of Abraham) :: ロト /Roto/
lotion {n} (ointment that one rubs on the skin) :: ローション /rōshon/, 化粧水 /kesōsui/
lots {n} (lots) SEE: a lot ::
lottery {n} (scheme for the distribution of prizes by lot or chance) :: 宝くじ /たからくじ, takarakuji/
lotto {n} (game of chance similar to bingo) :: ロト /roto/
lotus {n} (Nymphaea) SEE: water lily ::
lotus {n} (plant of the genus Nelumbo) :: ロータス /rōtasu/, /はす, hasu/
loud {adj} (of a sound) :: 大きい (おとおおきい, (oto ga ōkii), [of a voice] 大声 /おおごえ, ōgoe/, 騒々しい /そうぞうしい, sōzōshii/, 喧しい /やかましい, yakamashii/, 煩い /うるさい, urusai/
loud {adj} (noisy) :: 煩い /うるさい, urusai/, 姦しい /かしましい, kashimashii/, 囂しい /かまびすしい, kamabisushii/, 騒がしい /さわがしい, sawagashii/, 騒々しい /そうぞうしい, sōzōshii/, 騒然 /そうぜん, sōzen/, 喧しい /やかましい, yakamashii/
loud {adj} (of a colour, clothing, etc.) :: 派手な /はでな, hade na/, けばけばしい /kebakebashii/, どぎつい /dogitsui/, 毒々しい /どくどくしい, dokudokushii/
loudly {adv} (in a loud manner) :: 大声で /おおごえで, ōgoe de/, 大きな声で /おおきなこえで, ōki na koe de/
loudspeaker {n} (transducer) :: 拡声器 /かくせいき, kakuseiki/, 拡声機 /かくせいき, kakuseiki/, ラウドスピーカー /raudosupīkā/
Louis {prop} (male given name) :: ルイ /Rui/
louis d'or {n} (any gold coin introduced in France by Louis XIII) :: ルイドール /ruidōru/
Louisiana {prop} (US state) :: ルイジアナ州 /Ruijiana-shū/
lounge {n} (waiting room) :: ラウンジ /raunji/, 待合室 /まちあいしつ, machiaishitsu/
lounge {n} (living room) :: 居間 /いま, ima/, リビングルーム /ribingu rūmu/
lounge {n} (establishment) :: ラウンジ /raunji/, 休憩室 /きゅうけいしつ, kyūkeishitsu/
loupe {n} (magnifying glass often used by jewellers and watchmakers) :: ルーペ /rūpe/
louse {n} (insect) :: /しらみ, shirami/, シラミ /shirami/, 寄生虫 /きせいちゅう, kiseichū/
Louvain {prop} (Belgian city) :: ルーヴェン /Rūven/
louver {n} (a ventilating turret or lantern) :: ルーバー /rūbā/
louver {n} (a slatted opening in a wall, door or window) :: ルーバー /rūbā/
louver {n} (a system of slits for ventilation) :: ルーバー /rūbā/
Louvre {prop} (an art museum in France) :: ルーヴル /Rūvuru/
lovable {adj} (inspiring love) :: 愛らしい /airashii/
love {n} (strong affection) :: /あい, ai/, 愛情 /あいじょう, aijō/, 愛好 /あいこう, aikō/
love {n} (object of one's romantic feelings; darling or sweetheart) :: 恋人 /こいびと, koibito/
love {n} :: /こい, koi/, 恋愛 /れんあい, ren'ai/, /あい, ai/
love {v} (have a strong affection for) :: 愛する /あいする, ai suru/, 恋する /こいする, koi suru/, 愛でる /mederu/, 好む /このむ, konomu/, 愛好する /あいこうする, aikō suru/
love {v} (be strongly inclined towards doing) :: 大好きである /daisuki dearu/, 気に入る /ki ni iru/
love affair {n} (adulterous relationship) :: 情事 /じょうじ, jōji/, 色恋沙汰 /いろこいざた, irokoizata/, 色恋 /いろこい, irokoi/, ラブアフェア /rabu afea/, 不倫 /ふりん, furin/
love at first sight {n} (an instantaneous attraction) :: 一目惚れ /ひとめぼれ, hitomebore/
lovebird {n} (a parrot of the genus Agapornis) :: ラブバード /rabu bādo/
love bite {n} (swelling on the skin) :: キスマーク /kisumāku/
love child {n} (child born as a result of a romantic liaison between unmarried parents) :: 私生児 /しせいじ, shiseiji/, ラブチャイルド /rabu chairudo/, 落とし子 /おとしご, otoshigo/, 隠し子 /かくしご/
loved {adj} (Being the object of love) :: 愛され
love hotel {n} (short-stay hotel for sex) :: ラブホテル /rabu hoteru/, ラブホ /rabuho/, 連れ込み宿 /つれこみやど, tsurekomiyado/ [dated], ブティックホテル /butikku hoteru/ [industry euphemism], ファッションホテル /fasshon hoteru/ [industry euphemism]
love is blind {proverb} (proverb) :: あばたもえくぼ /abata mo ekubo/ [(when in love) even pockmarks are dimples]
love letter {n} (letter about the author's love) :: ラブレター /raburetā/, 恋文 /こいぶみ, koibumi/, 付け文 /つけぶみ, tsukebumi/
lovely {adj} (Beautiful; charming; very pleasing in form, looks, tone, or manner.) :: 綺麗 /kirei/
lovely {adj} (very nice, wonderful) :: 良い /yoi/
lover {n} (one who loves another person) :: 恋人 /こいびと, koibito/, 恋人 /あいじん, aijin/
lover {n} (sexual partner) :: 愛人 /あいじん, aijin/
lover {n} (person who loves something) :: 愛好家 /あいこうか, aikōka/
love seat {n} (A sofa for two people) :: [as part of a sofa set] ソファ /sofa/
love song {n} (song about love) :: /あいのうた, ai no uta/, ラブソング /rabu songu/, 恋歌 /れんか, renka/, 情歌 /じょうか, jōka/
love triangle {n} (situation in which two people vie for the love of a third) :: 三角関係 /さんかくかんけい, sankaku kankei/
loving {adj} (expressing a large amount of love) :: 愛する /あいする, ai-suru/
low {adj} (in a position comparatively close to the ground) :: 低い /ひくい, hikui/
low {adj} (despicable) :: 最低 /saitei/
low {n} (flame) SEE: flame ::
low {v} (moo) SEE: moo ::
low-born {adj} (born of humble parentage) :: 賎しい /iyashii/, 下賎な /gesen na/, チープな /chīpu na/
low-budget {adj} (Achieved with a relatively small financial outlay) :: 低予算 /teiyosan/
Low Countries {prop} (countries around the Rhine, Scheldt and Meuse rivers) :: 低地地域 /ていちちいき, Teichi Chiiki/
lowdown {n} (the whole truth) :: 真相 /しんそう, shinsō/, 内幕 /うちまく, uchimaku, ないまく, naimaku/
low Earth orbit {n} (satellite orbit around the Earth) :: 低高度軌道
lower {v} (let (something) descend by its own weight, such as a bucket or sail) :: 下げる /さげる, sageru/, 下ろす /おろす, orosu/
lower arm {n} (section of an arm) SEE: forearm ::
lower case {n} (lower case letters, collectively) :: 小文字 /こもじ, komoji/
lower chamber {n} (lower house) SEE: lower house ::
lower house {n} (part of a parliament) :: 下院 /かいん, kain/
lower reaches {n} (the part of a river that is near where it ends) :: 下流 /かりゅう, karyū/, 川下 /かわしも, kawashimo/
Lower Saxony {prop} (state) :: ニーダーザクセン /Niidazakusen/
lowest common denominator {n} (smallest multiple of several denominators) :: 最小公分母 /saishō kōbumbo/
lowest common denominator {n} (most simple shared interest) :: 最小公倍数 /saishō kōbaisū/
low-fat {adj} (not having a high number of calories from fat) :: 低脂肪 /teishibō/
Low German {prop} (West Germanic language) :: 低地ドイツ語 /teichi Doitsu-go/
lowland {n} (area which is lower than surroundings) :: 低地 /ていち, teichi/
low-level language {n} (computer language whose source code is a somewhat user-friendly version of a computer architecture's assembly language) :: 低級言語 /ていきゅうげんご, teikyūgengo/, 低水準言語 /ていすいじゅんげんご, teisuijungengo/
Low Saxon {prop} (language) SEE: Low German ::
low tide {n} (the tide at its lowest level) :: 干潮 /かんちょう, kanchō/, 低潮 /ていちょう, teichō/
loyal {adj} (firm in allegiance to a person or institution) :: 忠実な /ちゅうじつな, chūjitsu-na/, 忠誠な /ちゅうせいな, chūsei-na/
loyalness {n} (loyalty) SEE: loyalty ::
loyalty {n} (the state of being loyal; fidelity) :: 忠誠心 /ちゅうせいしん, chūseishin/
lozenge {n} (rhombus) :: /hishi/
lozenge {n} (medicated sweet) :: 錠剤 /じょうざい, jōzai/, ロズンジ /rozunji/, トローチ /torōchi/ [troche]
Ltd. {abbr} :: /yū/
Lua {prop} (a programming language (transliterations)) :: ルア /Rua/
Luanda {prop} (capital of Angola) :: ルアンダ /Ruanda/
lube {n} (lubricant) SEE: lubricant ::
lube {v} (lubricate) SEE: lubricate ::
lubricant {n} (substance used to reduce friction) :: 潤滑剤 /じゅんかつざい, junkatsuzai/
lubricate {v} (to make slippery or smooth) :: 注油する /ちゅうゆする, chūyu-suru/
Lucas {prop} (male given name) SEE: Luke ::
Lucian {prop} (sophist of Syrian origin) :: ルキアノス /Rukianosu/
Lucite {prop} (brand of tough transparent thermoplastic) :: プレキシガラス /purekishigarasu/
luck {n} (something that happens to someone by chance) :: /うん, un/, 運勢 /うんせい, unsei/
Lucknow {prop} (capital of Uttar Pradesh, India) :: ラクナウ /Rakunau/
lucky {adj} (of people, having good fortune) :: 幸運 /こううん, kōun/, 運のよい /うんのよい, un-no yoi/, ラッキー /rakkī/
lucky {adj} (being good by chance) :: 運の良い /うんのよい, un no yoi/
lucky charm {n} (object kept for good luck) :: 縁起物 /えんぎもの, engimono/, 御呪い /おまじない, omajinai/, 呪符 /じゅふ, jufu/
lucubrate {v} (work diligently by artificial light; to study at night) :: 蛍雪の功を積む /keisetsu no kou wo tsumu/
Luddite {n} (19th-century textile worker who destroyed machinery) :: ラッダイト /raddaito/
Ludhiana {prop} (city in India) :: ルディヤーナー /Rudiyānā/
Lufthansa {prop} (German airline) :: ルフトハンザ /Rufutohanza/
Lugansk {prop} (Luhansk) SEE: Luhansk ::
luge {n} (A racing sled) :: リュージュ /ryūju/
luge {n} (The sport of racing on luges) :: リュージュ /ryūju/
luggage {n} (traveller's containers) :: 荷物 /にもつ, nimotsu/, 手荷物 /てにもつ, tenimotsu/
luggage cart {n} (vehicle pushed by travellers) :: 手荷物カート /tenimotsu kāto/
Luhansk {prop} (city) :: ルハーンシク /Ruhānshiku/, ルガーンスク /Rugānsuku/
Luhansk People's Republic {prop} (secessionist state in Luhanshchyna, the Ukraine) :: ルガンスク人民共和国
Lukas {prop} (given name) SEE: Luke ::
Lukashenko {prop} (surname) :: ルカシェンコ /Rukashenko/, ルカシェンカ /Rukashenka/
Luke {prop} (given name) :: ルーク /Rūku/
Luke {prop} (gospel of Luke) :: ルカによる福音書 /ruka ni yoro fukuinsho/
lukewarm {adj} (temperature) :: ぬるい /nurui/, 生暖かい /nama-atatakai/, 生ぬるい /namanurui/
lukewarm {adj} (not very enthusiastic) :: 冷めた /sameta/, 白けた /shiraketa/, 気が進まない /ki ga susumanai/
lullaby {n} (a soothing song to lull children to sleep) :: 子守歌 /こもりうた, komoriuta/, ララバイ /rarabai/
lumbago {n} (lumbar-region backache, see also: backache) :: 腰痛 /ようつう, yōtsū/
lumbar vertebra {n} (any of five lower vertebrae) :: 腰椎 /ようつい, yōtsui/
lumber {n} (wood as building material) :: 材木 /ざいもく, zaimoku/, 木材 /もくざい, mokuzai/
lumberjack {n} (person who fells trees) :: /きこり, kikori/, 木こり /きこり, kikori/
lumen {n} (SI-unit for luminous flux) :: ルーメン /rūmen/
lumen {n} (anatomy: cavity within tubular organ) :: 内腔 /ないくう, naikū/
lumination {n} (illumination) SEE: illumination ::
luminous energy {n} (SI-unit for luminous flux) :: 光度エネルギー /kōdo enerugī/, 光量 /kōryō/
luminous flux {n} :: 光束 /kōsoku/
luminous intensity {n} (measure of light) :: 光度 /kōdo/
lump {n} (something that protrudes, sticks out, or sticks together; a cluster or blob; a mound, hill, or group) :: /かたまり, katamari/, たんこぶ /tankobu/
lumpenproletariat {n} (the social underclass, the riffraff) :: ルンペン /rumpen/
lump sum {n} (large one-time payment) :: 一時金 /いちじきん, ichijikin/
Luna {prop} (Earth's moon) SEE: Moon ::
lunar calendar {n} (a calendar that measures the passage of the year according to the phases of the moon) :: 太陰暦 /たいいんれき, taiinreki/, 陰暦 /いんれき, inreki/
lunar eclipse {n} (when the Earth casts its shadow over the Moon) :: 月食 /げっしょく, gesshoku/
Lunarian {n} (imaginary inhabitant of the Moon) :: 月世界 /Gessekai no hito/, 月人 /つきびと, tsukibito/, ルナリアン /runarian/
Lunar New Year {n} (Lunar new year) SEE: Chinese New Year ::
lunar phase {n} (any one of the aspects presented by the moon) :: 月相 /げっそう, gessō/, 月の位相 /つきのいそう, tsuki no isō/
lunar year {n} (a year determined by a certain number of phases of the moon) :: 太陰年 /たいいんねん, taiinnen/
lunatic {n} (insane person) :: 気違い /kichigai/
lunatic asylum {n} (mental hospital) SEE: mental hospital ::
lunch {n} (meal around midday) :: 昼食 /ちゅうしょく, chūshoku/, 昼ご飯 /ひるごはん, hirugohan/, お昼 /おひる, o-hiru/, ランチ /ranchi/
lunch {v} (to eat lunch) :: 昼食とる /chūshoku o toru/
lunchbox {n} (container for transporting meals) :: 弁当箱 /bentōbako/, お弁当箱 /obentōbako/
luncheon {n} (a formal term for lunch) SEE: lunch ::
lung {n} (organ that extracts oxygen from the air) :: 肺臓 /はいぞう, haizō/, /はい, hai/
lung cancer {n} (cancer of the lung(s)) :: 肺癌 /はいがん, haigan/
lungfish {n} (air-breathing fish of the class Dipnoi) :: ハイギョ /haigyo/, 肺魚 /はいぎょ, haigyo/
lunokhod {n} (a Soviet lunar rover) :: ルノホート /runohōdo/
Luoyang {prop} (city in Henan) :: 洛陽 /らくよう, Rakuyō/
Lupus {prop} (summer constellation of the northern sky) :: 狼座 /おおかみざ, Ōkamiza/
lure {v} (to entice) :: 誘惑する /ゆうわくする, yūwaku suru/, 誘い出す /さそいだす, sasoidasu/ [away, out], 誘い込む /さそいこむ, sasoikomu/ [in, into]
lurker {n} (someone who observes a community) :: リードオンリーメンバー /rīdo onrī menbā/
Lusaka {prop} (capital of Zambia) :: ルサカ /Rusaka/
lust {n} (strong desire, especially of a sexual nature) :: 色欲 /しきよく, shikiyoku/, 淫欲 /いんよく, in'yoku/, 情欲 /じょうよく, jōyoku/
lute {n} (stringed instrument) :: リュート /ryūto/
lutetium {n} (chemical element with atomic number of 71) :: ルテチウム /rutechiumu/,
Lutheran {adj} (pertaining to the theology of Martin Luther or his followers, or the Lutheran church) :: ルター派の /rutaaha-no/ (of Lutheranism)
Lutheranism {n} (branch of Christianity developed by Martin Luther) :: ルーテル教会 /rūteru kyōkai/
lux {n} (the derived unit of illuminance) :: ルクス /rukusu/
Luxembourg {prop} (country) :: ルクセンブルク /Rukusenburuku/
Luxembourger {n} (person from Luxembourg) :: ルクセンブルグ人 /Rukusenburugu-jin/
Luxembourgian {n} (Luxembourger) SEE: Luxembourger ::
Luxembourgian {adj} (Luxembourgish) SEE: Luxembourgish ::
Luxembourgish {adj} (pertaining to Luxembourg) :: ルクセンブルクの /Rukusenburugu no/
Luxembourgish {prop} (language of Luxembourg) :: ルクセンブルク語 /Rukusenburuku-go/
Luxemburger {n} (Luxembourger) SEE: Luxembourger ::
luxon {n} (particle) :: ルクソン /rukuson/
luxuriant {adj} (abundant in growth or detail) :: 繁茂した /はんもした, hanmo shita/
luxurious {adj} (being very fine and comfortable) :: 豪華 /ごうか, gōka/
luxury good {n} (product or service not considered essential to everyday life) :: 高級品 (kōkyū-hin)
Luzon {prop} (largest island of the Philippines) :: ルソン島 /Ruson-tō/, ルソン /Ruson/
Luzon Strait {prop} (strait between Taiwan and Luzon) :: ルソン海峡 /Ruson kaikyō/
Lviv {prop} (Lviv) :: リヴィウ /Riviu/
-ly {suffix} (used to form adverbs from adjectives) :: ...く /-ku/ [い-adjectives drop い, add く], ...に /-ni/ [な-adjectives drop な, add に]
lycanthrope {n} (werewolf) SEE: werewolf ::
lychee {n} (tree) :: 茘枝 /れいし, reishi/, レイシ /reishi/, ライチ /raichi/
lychee {n} (fruit) :: 茘枝 /れいし, reishi/, レイシ /reishi/, ライチ /raichi/
Lydia {prop} (historical region) :: リュディア /ryudia/, リューディア /ryūdia/
Lydia {prop} (female given name) :: リディヤ /Ridiya/
lye {n} (caustic alkaline solution) :: 灰汁 /あく, aku/, あく /aku/
Lyme disease {n} (infection by bacteria of the genus Borrelia) :: ライム病 /Raimu-byō/
lymph {n} (the fluid carried by the lymphatic system) :: リンパ液 /りんぱえき, rinpa-eki/
lymphatic system {n} (network of lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes) :: リンパ系 /rinpa-kei/
lymph node {n} (filtrating oval bodies of the lymphatic system) :: リンパ節 /リンパせつ, rinpasetsu/
lymphocyte {n} (type of white blood cell) :: リンパ球 /リンパきゅう, rinpakyū/
lymphoma {n} (malignant tumor that arises in the lymph nodes or in other lymphoid tissue) :: リンパ腫 /rinpa-shu/
lynch {v} (execute without a proper legal trial) :: リンチを加える /rinchi-o kuwaeru/, 私刑を加える /shikei-o kuwaeru/
lynching {n} (execution of a person without a proper legal trial) :: リンチ /rinchi/, 私刑 /しけい, shikei/
lynx {n} (wild cat) :: ヤマネコ /yamaneko/, 山猫 /やまねこ, yamaneko/, オオヤマネコ /ōyamaneko/, 大山猫 /おおやまねこ, ōyamaneko/
Lyons {prop} (a city in France) :: リヨン /Riyon/
lyre {n} (stringed musical instrument) :: ライアー /raiā/
lyric {n} (words of a song) SEE: lyrics ::
lyricist {n} (writer of lyrics) :: 作詞家 /さくしか, sakushika/, 作詞者 /さくししゃ, sakushisha/
lyric poetry {n} (lyric poetry) :: 抒情詩 /jojōshi/
lyrics {n} (the words to a song) :: 歌詞 /かし, kashi/
lysergic acid {n} (the organic compound, 6-methyl-9,10-didehydro-ergoline-8-carboxylic acid) :: リゼルグ酸 /rizerugu san/
lysine {n} (essential amino acid, C6H14N2O2) :: リシン /rishin/
lysosome {n} (digestive organelle) :: リソソーム /risosōmu/, 水解小体 /suikaishoutai/
lyxose {n} (aldopentose found in some bacteria) :: リキソース /rikisōsu/