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  • on reading:
  • サン
  • kun reading:
  • たすける   たたえる
  • meaning(s):
  • approve, praise, title or inscription on picture, assist, agree with
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がさん legend over a picture; inscription (legend, writing) on a painting
きょうさん support; mutual aid; co-operation; approval; authorization
さんい approval; assent
さんか praise; admiration
さんじ eulogy; compliment