Lists of words that do not fit in any other category. Some examples: proverb, abbreviation, poetical, etc.
Creative usage Top
#abbr Abbreviation3,719 entries
An abbreviation is a shorter way to write a word or phrase.
#id Idiomatic expression1,121 entries
Expressions, words, or phrases that have a figurative meaning conventionally understood by native speakers.
#on-mim Onomatopoeic or mimetic word1,187 entries
Words that phonetically imitate, resemble or suggest the source of the sound that it describes.
#poet Poetical term54 entries
Words and expressions used in poetry, a type of art form and a type of literature.
#proverb Proverb882 entries
Simple and concrete saying, popularly known and repeated, that expresses a truth based on common sense or experience.
#quote Quotation18 entries
#yoji Yojijukugo1,804 entries
Words consisting of four kanji characters having a particular meaning that cannot be inferred from the meanings of the components that make them up.
#form Formal or literary term220 entries
Formal or literary term
#hon Honorific language520 entries
Words used in sonkeigo or respectful language, used to show respect to the subject of the sentence.
#hum Humble language216 entries
Words used in kenjougo or humble language, used to lower the position of the speaker or the subject of the conversation.
#pol Polite language327 entries
Words used in teineigo or polite language, used to refer to one's own actions or those of other people.
#vulg Vulgar expression or word163 entries
Words lacking refinement or cultivation or taste.
Old and obscure Top
#arch Archaic3,074 entries
Words or expressions no longer current or that are current only within a few special contexts.
#dated Dated term193 entries
#hist Historical term2,101 entries
#leg Legend13 entries
#obs Obsolete term512 entries
Old-fashioned words and expressions no longer in use.
#rare Rare term2,337 entries
Words and expressions not occurring very often.
Specific usage Top
#children Children's language119 entries
Words and expressions used by children and young people.
#col Colloquial1,605 entries
Words not used in formal speech, writing or paralinguistics.
#derog Derogatory370 entries
Words or grammatical forms expressing a low opinion of someone or something.
#fam Familiar language134 entries
Words and expressions used orally with friends and family.
#fem Female term84 entries
Words and expressions commonly used by women.
#joc Jocular, humorous term187 entries
Words used to create experiences can make people laugh or feel happy.
#m-sl Manga slang29 entries
Words used in the Japanese comic book world.
#male Male term64 entries
Words and expressions commonly used by men.
#net-sl Internet slang188 entries
#sens Sensitive182 entries
Words and expressions that may hurt, upset or offend others.
#sl Slang1,140 entries
Informal words or expressions likely to be interpreted by listeners as implying particular attitudes on the part of the speaker.
#euph Euphemistic36 entries
#person Full name of a particular person7 entries
Full name of a particular person
#place Place name1 entries
#popular Popular29,781 entries
Words commonly used in modern Japanese
#uk Usually written using kana alone8,684 entries
Words and expressions which are always written using hiragana or katakana.
#work Work of art, literature, music, etc. name3 entries
Work of art, literature, music, etc. name