General Classical Japanese Texts Vocab

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まらうど
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A guest

心はづかしき人
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Someone around whom you feel you must be restrained

きしきし
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Grating sound

にはかに
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Suddenly

もとむる
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To send for, To request [a person]

A monk, An exorcist, An asetic

例ある所
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His usual place

加持(かぢ)
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[Exorcism] rites, Incantations

Evil spirits

なでふことなし
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Nothing important to say

Smiling, Beaming smile

言いひたる
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Continue talking [incessantly]

Fire pit

Brazier

To warm [yourself]

To grow old

To put up, To raise

押しすり
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To rub together

It seems

人のもと
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Someone's house

扇ちらす
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To sweep away

Hunting robe, Hunting costume

巻き入れる
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To tuck in

いふかいなき者
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Unspeakably lowly types, People not worth mentioning, Those of low social status

The confines of, Limited to

式部の大夫
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Commissioner of Ceremonies (?)

To shout

口をさぐり
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Feel around their mouths

To stroke [a beard, chin etc]

いみじう
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Terribly, Extremely

Another person, Each other

身ぶるひ
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Swaying

口わきをさへ引き垂れて
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Even pulling down the corners of their mouths (in grimace?)

「こう殿にまゐりて」
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"Off to See the Lord", "Off to See the Governor" (nursery rhyme)

心づきなし
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Off-putting, Unappealing

Circumstances, One's lot

つゆ塵の事
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Trivial little things

ゆかしがり
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To want to ask, To want to know

怨(ゑん)じそしり
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Begrudging, Being bitter, Being venomous

さめき鳴き
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Noisily cawing

飛びちがひ
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Flying in different directions, Flying about chaotically

To bark

あながちなる所
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Unsuitable place

長鳥帽子(ながえぼうし)
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A tall laquered cap.

人に見えじ
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Intending not to be seen

とまどひ入る
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Comes in in confusion, Enters in a fluster, Scuttles in

そよろと
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With a bump, With a rustle

伊予簾 (いよす)
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Rough reed blind, Iyo blind

うらかづきて
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Come through under it, Pass under it

さらさら
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Scratchy, Rustling

帽額の簾
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Fine reed blind

The weights [hanging from a blind]

Roughly

いとしるし
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Very distinct, Very clear

Carefully, Slowly, Gently

遣戸(やりど)
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Wooden sliding door

Very strange, Quite ridiculous

To lift

To open

鳴りやはする
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Surely it won't make that sound; Does it make that sound?

あしうあくれば
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To open [doors] clumsily

こほめかしうほとめくる
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To make a distinct rattling sound

Paper sliding screen

わびしげに
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Painfully, reedily (?)

身のほど
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Tiny [the size of the mosquito's body]

きしめく車
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Squeaky carts

さし出でして
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Butts in

さいまくる
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To jump ahead [to the ending of a story]

あからさまに来る
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Come on a passing visit, Visit briefly

見入れらうたがり
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Made a fuss over

調度(てうど)うち散らし
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Knocking the furniture over

会はでありなむと思う人
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Somebody you'd rather not see

Pretending to be asleep

わがもとにある者
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Somebody waiting on you, A maid, A member of the household

いぎたなし思ひ顔に
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With a look as though they're disapproving of your having dozed off, Suggesting they think you're lazy

引きゆるがし
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To shake [you awake]

今まゐりの
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Newcomer, Someone who has just arrived

うしろ見たる
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Looking down on people

さし越え
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Pushes in, Jumps in, Starts interfering

わが知る人
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A man you're seeing, A man you're in a relationship with

はやう見し女
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A woman he used to see, A woman he saw before you

経たること
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A thing of the past, The incident in the past

さしもあらぬなどもありかし
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There are also times when this is not the case

思ひやらるれ
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Imagine!, One can't help but imagine

さし当たり
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Happening now

誦文(ずもん)
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Saying something auspicious; Blessing oneself [after a sneeze]

男主(をとこしゆう)
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Head of a household

蚤(のみ)
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Flea

もたぐる
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To raise up, To lift up [trans]

犬のもろ声
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A chorus of dogs

まがまがしき
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Ominous, Foreboding

たてぬ人
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Those who don't close [a door]


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