Results, 振り ふり


noun / counter:

  • swing; shake; wave; swinging


  • appearance; behaviour - usually written using kana alone
  • pretence (pretense); show; pretending (to) - oft. after a noun+の or verb in the dictionary form - usually written using kana alone 振りをする

noun / ~の noun:

  • going to restaurant, hotel etc. without a reservation or introduction - usually written using kana alone


  • move (dance); postures
  • lead in (e.g. to a running joke, asking a question); lead up - oft. as フリ - usually written using kana alone 前振り
  • unsewn part of a hanging sleeve on a traditional Japanese woman's garment

suffix / counter:

  • counter for swords, blades, etc.


  • not wearing underwear or pants - archaism

kareha彼女のkanojono話しhanashi振りfuriga気に入らなかったkiniiranakatta He did not like her manner of speech.

hitonoふりfuri見てmite我がwagaふりfuri直せnaose Learn wisdom from the faults of others.

watashihakareno言っているitteirukotogaわからないwakaranaiふりfuriwoしたshita I pretended not to understand what he was saying.


シンSHINfu.rubu.rufu.ri~ぶ bu.riるうfu.ruu

shake; wave; wag; swing

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