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Japan Vocab

Andrea Vazquez Japan Vocabulary

indicate to show hat something exists or is likely to be true
survive to live or make a living
conflict disagreement or argument
principle belief or idea on which something is based
accumilate to gradually get more of something
decline gradual decrease in the quality or importance of something
rebel someone who opposes or fights an authority
prohibit to forbid or make illegal
proximity closeness in space
archipelago chain of island
mainland the major land area of a continent
kami gods and spirits
Prince Shotoku a semi-legendary regent and a politician of the Asuka period in Japan who served under Empress Suiko
regent someone who governs a country in the name of a ruler who is too young or otherwise unable to rule
constitution plan of government
Minamoto Yoritomo was the founder and the first shogun of the Kamakura Shogunate of Japan
shogun supreme military commander
daimyo local land-owning lords
feudalism a social system in which lords grant people land or other rewards in exchange for military services
samurai highly trained warriors
bushido a strict code of conduct that guided the behavior of samurai
armada large fleet of ships
typhoon violent tropical storm
Oda Nobunaga Japanese warrior and government official who overthrew the Ashikaga
Toyotomi a preeminent daimyō, warrior, general, samurai, and politician of the Sengoku period
Hideyoshi a preeminent daimyō, warrior, general, samurai, and politician of the Sengoku period
Tokugawa Ieyasu the founder and first shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan
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