まくらmakura

noun / suffix noun:

  • pillow; bolster
  • introduction (e.g. to a rakugo story); lead-in

karehamakuraniatamawo横たえたyokotaeta He laid his head on the pillow.

Kanji definition:

チンCHINシンSHINまくらmakura

pillow

Strokes:
8
Radical:
木 tree
SKIP:
1-4-4
UTF:
6795
JIS208:
43-77
Hangul:
침 [chim]
Pinyin:
zhěn / zhèn
Stroke order:
Example words:
まくらmakura
pillow; bolster; / introduction (e.g. to a rakugo story); lead-in
枕絵まくらえmakurae
erotic picture
枕詞まくらことばmakurakotoba
pillow word (decorative word used prefixally in classical Japanese literature); / preface; introduction
新枕にいまくらniimakura
bridal bed
北枕きたまくらkitamakura
lying with one's head to the north (trad. position for dead bodies; taboo for sleeping); / brown-lined puffer (species of pufferfish, Canthigaster rivulata)

Partial results:

まくらえmakurae

noun:

  • erotic picture
まくらことばmakurakotoba

noun:

  • pillow word (decorative word used prefixally in classical Japanese literature)
  • preface; introduction
まくらたたきmakuratataki

noun:

ちんせきchinsekiちんしゃchinsha Inflection

noun:

  • bedding; bed - archaism 枕席

noun / ~する noun:

  • to sleep together in the same bed - archaism
  • to sleep together using each other's bodies as pillow - archaism
  • to sleep together using books as a pillow - archaism
まくらげいしゃmakurageisha

noun:

  • (untalented) geisha who sells sex
  • geisha who steals money from sleeping travellers 枕探し
まくらぎょうmakuragyou

noun:

  • sutra recitation at the bedside of a deceased person
まくらをたかくしてねむるmakurawotakakushitenemuru Inflection

expression / godan ~る verb:

  • to sleep in peace; to sleep without fear
まくらぜにmakurazeniまくらせんmakurasen

noun:

  • pillow money; pillow tip; tip left by the pillow for the room maid
まくらべmakurabe

noun:

  • bedside
まくらさがしmakurasagashi

noun:

  • bedroom theft or thief
まくらえいぎょうmakuraeigyou Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • sleeping one's way up (the career ladder)
まくらもとmakuramoto

noun / ~の noun:

  • bedside; near one's pillow

彼女kanojohawatashiwo枕元makuramotoniくるkuruようにyounito頼んだtanonda She asked me to come to her bedside.

まくらをかわすmakurawokawasu Inflection

expression / godan ~す verb:

  • to sleep together (for a man and a woman); to make love
まくらぎmakuragi

noun:

  • sleeper; railroad tie
まくらカバーmakuraKABAA

noun:

まくらぞうしmakurazoushiまくらそうしmakurasoushi

noun:

  • private diary; pillow book - archaism
  • book of erotic pictures
まくらびょうぶmakurabyoubu

noun:

  • bed(side) screen
ちんせきchinseki

noun:

  • bedding; bed
まくらなげmakuranage

noun:

  • pillow fight

修学旅行shuugakuryokoudehaよくyoku枕投げmakuranagewoしたshita I had a lot of pillow fights during my school trip.

ちんとうchintou

noun:

  • bedside
ちんりゅうそうせきchinryuusouseki

noun:

  • sore loser stubbornly refusing to admit being wrong and adhering to the far-fetched argument - four character idiom
まくらのそうしmakuranosoushiirr.

noun:

  • The Pillow Book (by Sei Shonagon)

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