Meaning of しょう in Japanese

It seems that しょう(shō) is an inflection of する with the following forms:
  • volitional/presumptive form
  1. Words
  2. Sentences

Definition of しょう

たくみ(takumi) · しょう(shou) ·

匠工 Kanji Details

  1. (n, adj-na) workman; artisan; mechanic; carpenter
  2. craft; skill
  3. means; idea
  1. (n, n-suf) (math) quotient →Related words:
  2. dealing; dealer; store
  3. second degree (of the Japanese & Chinese pentatonic scale) →Related words: 五音
  4. Shang (dynasty of China) →Related words:
  1. (adj-na, n-suf) illness

    メアリーは本当に心配症ね。
    Mary is such a worrywart.

  1. (n) name
  2. reputation
  1. (n) chapter; section

    教科書の各章に約12もの練習問題がついている。
    Each chapter in the textbook is followed by about a dozen comprehension questions.

  2. medal

    彼らは賞を取ろうとして互いに競い合った。
    They competed with each other for the prize.

  1. (n) phenomenon
  1. (n, n-suf) prize; award

    期待されたとおり彼は賞を得た。
    As was expected, he won the prize.

せい(sei) · しょう(shou) · そう(sou)

姓 Kanji Details

  1. (n) surname; family name

    あなたの姓はどう発音するのですか。
    How do you pronounce your last name?

  2. hereditary title (used in ancient Japan to denote rank and political standing) →Related words:
  1. (v5u, vt) to be burdened with; to take responsibility for; to carry on back or shoulder
  2. to have (something) in the background; to be in front (of something)
かね(kane) · しょう(shou)

鉦 Kanji Details

  1. (n) gong; handbell

    鉦や太鼓で探しあてた割には、あいつ期待はずれだったよな。
    He turned out to be a real disappointment after we went through hell and high water to find him.

  1. (n) commander; general; leader

    将を射んと欲すれば先ず馬を射よ。
    He who would the daughter win, with the mother must begin.

  1. (n) important point (e.g. on a route)
  2. important role (responsibility, etc.)
  3. (astron) opposition →Related words:
しょう(shou) · そう(sou)

笙 Kanji Details

  1. (n) traditional Japanese wind instrument resembling panpipes; free-reed instrument used in Japanese court music
  1. (n, n-suf) ministry; department

    その省は内政問題の行政をつかさどる。
    The ministry administers the internal affairs.

  2. province (of China)
  3. (n-pref) saving; conserving →Related words: 省スペース
  1. (n, n-pref) smallness; small item
  2. short month (i.e. having fewer than 31 days) →Related words: 小の月
  3. elementary school →Related words: 小学校
  4. younger or inferior (of two items or people with the same name)
  5. unit of field area (approx. 400 sq m)
  1. (ctr) counter for beds
せい(sei) · しょう(shou)

生 Kanji Details

  1. (n) life; living
  2. (n, n-suf) I; me; myself
  1. (pref) small; little; few
  1. (n) praise
  2. hymn (genre of the Shi Jing) →Related words: 六義
  1. (n) xiao (vertical Chinese bamboo flute) →Related words: 洞簫 , 排簫
  1. (suf) minister of state
  1. (n) sho (unit of volume, approx. 1.8 litres)
しょう(shou) · そう(sou) ·

荘庄 Kanji Details

  1. (n, n-suf) manor →Related words: 荘園
  1. (n) excerpt; extract
  2. annotation
  3. shou (unit of volume, approx. 1.8 ml)
しょう(shou) · じょう(jou)

正 Kanji Details

  1. (n, n-pref) greater (of equal court ranks); upper; senior →Related words:
  2. director (highest of the four administrative positions of the ritsuryo period); chief →Related words: 長官
  3. (pref) (before a number) exactly; precisely
  1. (n, n-suf) nature (of a person or thing)
  2. (Buddh) that which does not change according to external influences
  1. (n) rice water →Related words: 重湯
  1. (n) second line of a four-line Chinese poem →Related words: 承句
  1. (n) win; victory
  2. beautiful scenery; scenic spot
  3. (suf, ctr) counter for wins

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