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  • on reading:
  • エツ   オツ
  • kun reading:
  • す   える
  • meaning(s):
  • surpass, cross over, move to, exceed, Vietnam
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ひっこ moving (dwelling, office, etc.); changing residence
ひっこし moving (dwelling, office, etc.); changing residence
える こえる to cross over; to cross; to pass through; to pass over (out of)
ごし across; over; beyond
こす to go over (e.g. with audience)
えっきょう border transgression
えっきょうにゅうがく gaining admission into a school in a school district other than one's own
えっけん going beyond authority; unauthorized
えっけんこうい act of arrogation
えちご Echigo; old name for Niigata Prefecture
えっそ appeal made directly to a senior official without going through formalities
えっちゅうふんどし string loincloth or G-string
えてんらく Etenraku (Japanese court music composition)
おちど error
えっとう passing the winter
えっとうしきん winter bonus
えっとうたい wintering party (team)
えつなん Vietnam
べとなむ Vietnam
えつねん ring out the old year; hibernation
えつねんせいしょくぶつ biennial plant
えつねんそうほん biennial herb
くりこし balance brought forward; a transferred amount (of money)
げきえつ violent; vehement
ごえつ Go-Etsu; two rival states in ancient China
みつこし Mitsukoshi (department store)
じょうえつ area on Japan Sea side of Japan, including Niigata
しんえつ region on Japan Sea side of Japan west of Tokyo; Nagano and Niigata
たくえつ excellence; superiority
ちゅうごし over center field
ちょうえつ transcendental
にっちゅうかんえつ CJKV; Japan, China, Korea and Vietnam
はねつ anti-Vietnam
ひえつ jumping over (a hurdle); clearing (a fence); hurdling
ゆうえつ supremacy; predominance; being superior to
せんえつ audacity; forwardness
せんえつ presumptuous; arrogant