Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of お膝元(おひざもと) in Japanese

お膝元, お膝下, お膝許, 御膝元, 御膝下, 御膝許, おひざ元
Kana Reading
おひざもと
Romaji
ohizamoto
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    home territory of a powerful figure; Imperial Court; businessman's turf; Shogun's headquarters


Kanji in this word

15 strokes

knee, lap

On'Yomi: シツ

Kun'Yomi: ひざ

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JLPT 3

12 strokes

honorable, manipulate, govern

On'Yomi: ギョ, ゴ

Kun'Yomi: おん-, お-, み-

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JLPT 3

11 strokes

permit, approve

On'Yomi: キョ

Kun'Yomi: ゆる.す, もと

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JLPT 4

4 strokes

beginning, former time, origin

On'Yomi: ゲン, ガン

Kun'Yomi: もと

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JLPT 5

3 strokes

below, down, descend, give, low, inferior

On'Yomi: カ, ゲ

Kun'Yomi: した, しも, もと, さ.げる, さ.がる, くだ.る, くだ.り, くだ.す, -くだ.す, くだ.さる, お.ろす, お.りる

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