意識

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  • いしき ishiki

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  • nounnoun or participle taking the aux. verb する
    consciousness
    • becoming aware (of), awareness, sense
      • Buddhist term
        mano-vijnana (mental consciousness, cognizer of sensory information)

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        • 13 strokes

          idea, mind, heart, taste, thought, desire, care, liking

        • 19 strokes

          discriminating, know, write

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        • Japanese sentence

          これらのプロセスのどれも意識されていないということを強調することがもっとも重要である。 

          Sentence analysis
          English translation

          It is most important to emphasize that none of these processes are conscious.

        • Japanese sentence

          このお料理は、パリのエスプリを意識して、味付けしてみました。 

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          English translation

          This cuisine is seasoned to evoke the esprit of Paris.