noun / ~の noun:

  • loose articles (not packaged with other things); bulk items; individual items


  • coins; small change - abbreviation ばら銭

Kanji definition:

サンSANchi.ruらすchi.rasu~ちらす chi.rasuらかすchi.rakasuらかるchi.rakaruらばるchi.rabaruばらbaraばらけるbara.keru

scatter; disperse; spend; squander

攵攴 whip, strike
산 [san]
sàn / sǎn
Stroke order:
Example words:
breaking up (e.g. meeting); dispersing (e.g. crowd); / dissolving (company, organization, etc.); liquidating; disbanding; / dissolving (diet, parliament, etc.)
scattering; diffusion; spread (e.g. signal across the spectrum)
walk; stroll
dispersion; breakup; scattering; decentralization; decentralisation; distribution; / variance; / dispersion
to fall (e.g. blossoms, leaves); / to scatter; to be dispersed; / to disappear; to dissolve; to break up; / to spread; to run; to blur; / to die a noble death

Partial results:

さんぽsanpo Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • walk; stroll

公園kouenwo散歩sanpoしましょうshimashou Let's take a walk in the park.

ちらかるchirakaru Inflection

godan ~る verb / intransitive verb:

  • to be in disorder; to lie scattered around
ちらすchirasu Inflection

godan ~す verb / transitive:

  • to scatter; to cause a shower of
  • to disperse; to distribute; to spread
  • to resolve (a symptom, condition, etc.); to relieve; to get rid of; to cure
  • to distract; to divert - as 気を散らす, etc. 気を散らす

suffix / godan ~す verb:

  • to do ... wildly (i.e. disorderly or frequently); to do ... all over the place - after the -masu stem of a verb

watashiwoどなりdonari散らすchirasuhitoha気にならないkininaranaiwa The ones who shout at me don't bother me.

karehaムカMUKAつくtsukutoしょっちゅうshotchuu汚いkitanai言葉kotobawo吐きhaki散らすchirasu He often swears when he is angry.

ちるchiru Inflection

godan ~る verb / intransitive verb:

  • to fall (e.g. blossoms, leaves)
  • to scatter; to be dispersed
  • to disappear; to dissolve; to break up
  • to spread; to run; to blur
  • to die a noble death

akiにはnihahaga散るchiru The leaves fall in autumn.

ちらかすchirakasu Inflection

godan ~す verb / transitive:

  • to scatter around; to leave untidy

お前omaenomonowoそのsono辺りatarini散らかすchirakasuna Don't scatter your things about.

ばらまくbaramaku Inflection

godan ~く verb / transitive:

  • to scatter; to disseminate (e.g. a rumor); to spread (e.g. germs); to broadcast
  • to distribute widely (e.g. leaflets); to hand out freely; to spend recklessly

彼女kanojohakinwoばらまくbaramakunoga好きsukiだったdatta She liked throwing her money about.

さんぱつsanpatsu Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • sporadic; scattering
さんぱつsanpatsu Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • (having a) haircut; hair-cutting; hair-dressing

何よりもnaniyorimo散髪sanpatsuwoshiなければならないnakerebanaranai What I need worst is a haircut.

さんざんsanzan Inflection

adjectival noun / adverb:

  • thoroughly; completely; utterly
  • severely; harshly; terribly; miserably; wretchedly; badly
  • scattered; disconnected; dispersed; smashed into tiny pieces - archaism

彼女kanojohaさんざんsanzanwatashinokotowoののしったnonoshitta She called me many terrible things.



  • scattering
  • leaflets - esp. チラシ - usually written using kana alone
  • sushi rice in a box or bowl with a variety of ingredients sprinkled on top - abbreviation 散らし寿司
  • writing in an irregular hand - abbreviation 散らし書き

先生senseihaチラシCHIRASHIwo配布haifuしたshita The teacher distributed the leaflets.

ちらばるchirabaru Inflection

godan ~る verb / intransitive verb:

  • to be scattered about
さんぷsanpuさんぷsanpuさっぷsappu Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • dissemination; scattering; sprinkling; spraying

彼らkareraha果樹kajuni農薬nouyakuwo散布sanpuしているshiteiru They are spraying the fruit trees.

さんかいsankai Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • adjournment

kaihajini散会sankaiしたshita The meeting broke up at eight.

さんこつsankotsu Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • scattering of ashes (cremated remains)
さんさくsansaku Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • walking; strolling; roaming; wandering; exploring

noun / ~の noun:

  • prose - Linguistics term

そのsonoshiha韻文inbunni散文sanbunwoまじえているmajieteiru That poem mixes prose with poetry.

さんまんsanman Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • vague; desultory; distracted; loose; half-hearted; diffuse; scattered

寝不足nebusokudato注意chuuiga散漫sanmanになりninariがちgachiですdesu When you lack sleep, you are apt to be careless.



  • shot; buckshot

kareha散弾sandanjuuwotenishite乗り込んnorikondekita He got in with a shotgun in his hands.

さんいつsan'itsu Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • being scattered and ultimately lost
  • dissipation - Physics term
さんらんsanran Inflection

noun / noun or verb acting prenominally / ~する noun:

  • dispersion; scattering; spreading out; diffusion

kagamino破片hahengayukani散乱sanranしていたshiteita Fragments of the mirror were scattered on the floor.

さんけんsanken Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • being seen here and there

すべきsubeki」と’toいうiunoha現在形genzaigatade書かれているkakareteiru論文ronbunmo散見sankenされるsareruからkaraですdesu I say "should", because theses written in the present tense are still seen around and about.

さんざいsanzai Inflection

~する noun:

  • to be scattered; to straggle; to be found here and there

ニュージーランドNYUUJIIRANDOhaどんなdonnatokoroですかdesukaオーストラリアOOSUTORARIAと同じようにtoonajiyouni人口jinkouga散在sanzaiしていますshiteimasuka What's New Zealand like? Is it as sparsely populated as Australia?



  • prose poem
さんすいsansuiさんすいsansuiさっすいsassui Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • sprinkling water over; irrigating


  • money politics; pork-barrel politics 散播き

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