そもそもsomosomo

adverbial noun:

  • in the first place; to begin with; from the start; originally; ab initio

conjunction:

  • after all; anyway; actually; well, ...; ... on earth (e.g. "what on earth?"); ... in the world (e.g. "why in the world?") - used when bringing up something already mentioned

noun / ~の noun:

  • beginning; start

そもそもsomosomoなぜnazetoriha移動idouするsurunoだろうかdarouka In the first place, why do the birds migrate at all?

そもそもsomosomo事故jikono大半taihanha熱帯雨林nettaiurinではなくdehanaku身近なmijikana場所bashodeおこるokorunoであるdearu Most accidents, after all, happen around the corner, not in the rainforest.

Kanji definition:

ヨクYOKUおさえるosa.eru

repress; well; now; in the first place; push; shove; press; seal; do in spite of

Strokes:
7
Radical:
手扌龵 hand
SKIP:
1-3-4
UTF:
6291
JIS208:
45-62
Hangul:
억 [eog]
Pinyin:
Stroke order:
Example words:
抑えるおさえるosaeru
to keep within limits (e.g. spending); to restrain (e.g. emotions); to control; to curb; to hold in check; / to hold back (e.g. an enemy); to check; to curb; to contain; to quell; to subdue; to suppress; to repress
抑制よくせいyokusei
control; restraint; suppression; constraint; curtailment; inhibition; check; curb
抑えおさえosae
weight (e.g. paperweight); pressing down; / keeping control; exercising authority; / having self-control; exercising self-discipline; / defense; guard; deterrence
抑留よくりゅうyokuryuu
internment; detainment; detention
抑止よくしyokushi
check; checkmate; stave off; control; restraint; inhibit; deterrent; deterrence

Partial results:

よくせいyokusei Inflection

noun / ~する noun / ~の noun:

  • control; restraint; suppression; constraint; curtailment; inhibition; check; curb

kareha怒りikariwo抑制yokuseiするsuruことができなかったkotogadekinakatta He could not control his anger.

よくあつyokuatsu Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • check; restraint; oppression; suppression

このkono段階dankaiwo踏まえfumae抑圧yokuatsuというtoiu概念gainenwoさらにsarani詳細にshousaini検証kenshouしてshiteいくikuことになりますkotoninarimasu From this point we go on to an even more detailed examination of the concept of repression.

おさえるosaeru Inflection

ichidan verb / transitive:

  • to keep within limits (e.g. spending); to restrain (e.g. emotions); to control; to curb; to hold in check
  • to hold back (e.g. an enemy); to check; to curb; to contain; to quell; to subdue; to suppress; to repress 押さえる【おさえる】

ジェーンJEENha声を出してkoewodashite泣くnakunowo抑えるosaeruことができなかったkotogadekinakatta Jane could not stop herself from crying aloud.

おさえosae

noun:

  • weight (e.g. paperweight); pressing down
  • keeping control; exercising authority
  • having self-control; exercising self-discipline
  • defense; guard; deterrence
よくりゅうyokuryuu Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • internment; detainment; detention
よくしyokushi Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • check; checkmate; stave off; control; restraint; inhibit; deterrent; deterrence
よくようyokuyou

noun:

彼のkareno話し方hanashikataにはniha抑揚yokuyouga欠けているkaketeiru Intonation is absent in his way of speaking.

そもそもsomosomo

adverbial noun:

  • in the first place; to begin with; from the start; originally; ab initio

conjunction:

  • after all; anyway; actually; well, ...; ... on earth (e.g. "what on earth?"); ... in the world (e.g. "why in the world?") - used when bringing up something already mentioned

noun / ~の noun:

  • beginning; start

そもそもsomosomoなぜnazetoriha移動idouするsurunoだろうかdarouka In the first place, why do the birds migrate at all?

そもそもsomosomo事故jikono大半taihanha熱帯雨林nettaiurinではなくdehanaku身近なmijikana場所bashodeおこるokorunoであるdearu Most accidents, after all, happen around the corner, not in the rainforest.

おさえこむosaekomu Inflection

godan ~む verb:

  • to shut out one's opponents; to stop the other side from scoring
おさえつけるosaetsukeru Inflection

ichidan verb / transitive:

  • to press down; to hold down; to pin down
  • to suppress (feelings, disorder, opposition, etc.); to repress

他人taninno意見ikenwo押さえつけるosaetsukeruことkotohaできてdekitemo自分jibunno発言hatsugengaどんなdonna結果kekkani結びつくmusubitsukukawo想像souzouできていないdekiteinai Even if the opinions of others can be supressed, I cannot imagine to what results my speech may lead.

おさえきれないosaekirenai Inflection

adjective:

よくうつしょうyokuutsushou

noun:

よくそうyokusou

noun:

  • weed suppression (by mulching, etc.)
おさえこみosaekomi

noun:

  • holding down (esp. in judo); holding technique; pinning down; immobilizing; bringing under control
おさえきれずosaekirezu

expression:

よくししんごうyokushishingou

noun:

  • inhibiting signal - IT term
よくせいせいyokuseisei

~の noun:

  • inhibitory; inhibiting; suppressor Antonym: 興奮性
よくりゅうしゃyokuryuusha

noun:

  • detainee
よくりゅうじょyokuryuujo

noun:

  • detention or internment camp
よくしりょくyokushiryoku

noun:

  • deterrence; ability to deter (an attack, etc.)
おさえがたいosaegatai Inflection

adjective:

  • uncontrollable; irrepressible
よくしこうかyokushikouka

noun:

  • deterrent effect; chilling effect; restraining effect
よくようのないyokuyounonai Inflection

expression / adjective:

よくうつyokuutsu

noun:

  • dejection; depression

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