1. 1〔円形〕a circle

    円の circular

    • 円を描く
    • draw a circle
    • 円を作って踊る
    • dance in a circle
  1. 2〔貨幣〕a yen ((記号 ¥))
  1. 円運動a circular movement
  1. 円価円価
  1. 円グラフa circle [pie] graph
  1. 円軌道a circular orbit
  1. 円切り上げyen revaluation
  1. 円切り下げyen devaluation
  1. 円借款yen credit
  1. 円周円周
  1. 円周率円周率
  1. 円相場the exchange rate of the yen
    • 円相場は1ドル110円まで下がった
    • The yen has gone down to (the rate of) one hundred and ten yen to the dollar.
  1. 円高円高
  1. 円安円安
  1. a feast; a party
    • 結婚の宴
    • a wedding feast [reception]
    • 宴を催す
    • give [hold] a banquet
    • 宴の後
    • after the feast/after the party is over
    • まさに宴たけなわである
    • The party is in full swing.
  1. 宴会宴会
    • 宴席を設ける
    • arrange [organize] a dinner (party)
    • 再製塩
    • refined salt
  1. 1〔巡り合わせ〕(a) chance;〔因縁〕fate, (a) destiny, a (predestined) special bond [affinity] with another person
    • 縁があったらまた会いましょう
    • Let's meet again if we have a chance.
    • 不思議な縁で彼とは往復とも同じ飛行機だった
    • By a strange chance, he and I happened to take the same plane both ways.
    • ふとした縁で共同の事業を始めた
    • A chance happening led us to start a joint business venture.
    • これは前世の縁である
    • This is our destiny./This was predestined.
  1. 2〔人との関係,結びつき〕
    • 夫婦の縁を結ぶ
    • get married
    • 彼は私の妹と夫婦の縁を結んだ
    • He married my sister.
    • 夫婦の縁を切る
    • divorce one's husband [wife]/get a divorce
    • 親子の縁を切る
    • disown one's child
    • これも他生の縁と思って最後まで世話をした
    • I took care of him until the end, thinking that we may have been related in another world.
    • 私共には縁もゆかりもない人です
    • He is a perfect stranger to us.
  1. 3〔物事との関係〕
    • 金には縁のない男だ
    • He has never had much money.
    • 化学とは縁のない科学
    • sciences unrelated to chemistry
  1. 4えんがわ(縁側)
    • ぬれ縁
    • an open veranda
  1. 縁なき衆生は度し難し〔仏縁のない人〕Even Buddha cannot redeem those who do not believe in him./〔人の言葉を聞き入れない人〕We cannot help 「obstinate people [those who will not listen to our advice].
  1. 縁は異なもの味なものあじな(味な)
  1. 〔優美,上品〕polish;〔あでやかな魅力〕charm;〔魅惑〕allure
    • 芍薬しゃくやくや牡丹ぼたんが艶を競う季節です
    • It's the season when peonies and tree peonies vie for our attention with their beauty [charm].
    • あの芝居では3人の女優が艶を競っている
    • In that play, three actresses vie to show off their beauty.
  1. 1ほのお(炎)
    • 還元炎
    • a reducing flame
    • タンカーは出火と同時に猛炎に包まれた
    • The tanker was engulfed in tremendous flames the instant the fire broke out.
  1. 2〔炎症〕an inflammation
    • 虫垂炎
    • appendicitis
    • circle
    • [参考]「円形の… (circular …, round …)」という形容詞で用いられることも多い。