わら

[藁] *straw
【U】麦わら, わら; 【C】麦わら1本∥ A drowning man will catch at a straw. ((ことわざ))おぼれる者はわらをもつかむ《◆一般には今は clutch [grasp] at が普通》 / a wisp of straw ひと束のわら.
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straw
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わら【藁】
*straw
〖U〗麦わら, わら; 〖C〗麦わら1本

A drowning man will catch at a straw. ((ことわざ))おぼれる者はわらをもつかむ《◆一般には今は clutch [grasp] at が普通》

a wisp of straw ひと束のわら.

¶ → 藁人形
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わら【藁】
(a) straw.

わらにもすがる思いでこちらをお訪ねしました. I have come here as my last resort.

わらを束ねる bundle straw; tie up straw in sheaves

・わらを編む plait straw

・わらを敷く spread straw; 〔厩(うまや)に〕 litter 《a stall》 down

・おぼれる者はわらをもつかむ. ⇒おぼれる 1.

わら打ち機 a straw damper.
わら紙 straw paper.
わら切り機 a chaffcutter.
わら靴 straw boots.
わら工品 straw goods.
わら細工 straw work.
わらしべ the central stalk of a dried rice plant.
わらぞうり straw sandals.
わら苞(づと) a straw wrapper.
わらなわ a straw rope.
わら灰 straw ash.
わらパルプ straw pulp.
わら半紙 straw paper in hanshi size.
わらぶき ⇒わらぶき.
わらぶとん a straw mattress; a pallet; a palliasse.
わらぼうき a whisk.
わらむしろ a straw mat; straw matting.
わら屋[家] a straw-thatched house [cottage]; a house thatched with straw; a house with a straw-thatched roof.
わら屋根 a straw-thatched roof.

Japanese-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • わら — [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En) ]秸[/ref], [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En) ]稈[/ref], [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En) ]稘[/ref], [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En) ]稧[/ref], [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En) ]稭[/ref], [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En) ]稾[/ref], [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En)… …   Japanese(Kun) Index for Unihan

  • わらわ — [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En) ]妾[/ref] …   Japanese(Kun) Index for Unihan

  • わらい — [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En) ]笑[/ref] …   Japanese(Kun) Index for Unihan

  • わらう — [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En) ]听[/ref], [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En) ]呵[/ref], [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En) ]咥[/ref], [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En) ]咲[/ref], [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En) ]哂[/ref], [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En) ]唷[/ref], [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En)… …   Japanese(Kun) Index for Unihan

  • わらじ — [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En) ]鞋[/ref], [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En) ]鞵[/ref] …   Japanese(Kun) Index for Unihan

  • わらじむし — [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En) ]蟠[/ref] …   Japanese(Kun) Index for Unihan

  • わらたば — [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En) ]稕[/ref] …   Japanese(Kun) Index for Unihan

  • わらは — [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En) ]尌[/ref] …   Japanese(Kun) Index for Unihan

  • わらび — [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En) ]蕨[/ref] …   Japanese(Kun) Index for Unihan

  • わらふ — [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En) ]咍[/ref], [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En) ]嗞[/ref], [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En) ]嘻[/ref], [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En) ]繥[/ref] …   Japanese(Kun) Index for Unihan

  • わらべ — [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En) ]侲[/ref], [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En) ]僮[/ref], [ref dict= Unihan (Ch En) ]童[/ref] …   Japanese(Kun) Index for Unihan

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