- master (of a house, shop, etc.)
- husband (informal)
- sir; boss; master; governor; word used to address a male patron, customer, or person of high status
- patron of a mistress, geisha, bar or nightclub hostess; sugar daddy ➜ パトロン
- alms; almsgiving; almsgiver - orig. meaning; usu. written as 檀那 - Buddhism term - From Sanskrit "dāna" ➜ 檀越・檀家
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