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Meaning of "ronin" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD RONIN

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PRONUNCIATION OF RONIN

ronin  [ˈrəʊnɪn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RONIN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ronin is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES RONIN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

ronin

Rōnin

A rōnin was a samurai with no lord or master during the feudal period of Japan. A samurai became masterless from the death or fall of his master, or after the loss of his master's favor or privilege. In modern Japanese usage, the term also describes a salaryman who is "between employers" or a secondary school graduate who has not yet been admitted to university.

Definition of ronin in the English dictionary

The definition of ronin in the dictionary is a lordless samurai, esp one whose feudal lord had been deprived of his territory. Other definition of ronin is such samurai collectively.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RONIN


adenine
ˈædənɪn
agglutinin
əˈɡluːtɪnɪn
artemisinin
ˌɑːtɪˈmɪzɪnɪn
bradykinin
ˌbrædɪˈkaɪnɪn
calcitonin
ˌkælsɪˈtəʊnɪn
cholecystokinin
ˌkɒlɪˌsɪstəˈkaɪnɪn
conin
ˈkəʊnɪn
Cronin
ˈkrəʊnɪn
digitonin
ˌdɪdʒɪˈtəʊnɪn
feminine
ˈfɛmɪnɪn
hemagglutinin
ˌhiːməˈɡluːtɪnɪn
Lenin
ˈlɛnɪn
lignin
ˈlɪɡnɪn
linen
ˈlɪnɪn
melanin
ˈmɛlənɪn
melatonin
ˌmɛləˈtəʊnɪn
run-in
ˈrʌnɪn
serotonin
ˌsɛrəˈtəʊnɪn
tannin
ˈtænɪn
thyrocalcitonin
ˌθaɪrəʊˌkælsɪˈtəʊnɪn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RONIN

rondavel
ronde
rondeau
rondeaux
rondel
rondelet
rondelle
rondino
rondo
rondoletto
rondure
rone
Roneo
ronepipe
ronggeng
ronnel
ronnie
Ronsard
ronz
ronzer

WORDS THAT END LIKE RONIN

alanin
anthocyanin
Bakunin
Benin
cytokinin
Esenin
hemocyanin
hennin
Kalinin
kinin
laminin
linin
meconin
opsonin
santonin
saponin
syntonin
thionin
troponin
venin

Synonyms and antonyms of ronin in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ronin» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RONIN

Find out the translation of ronin to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ronin from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ronin» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

浪人
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ronin
570 millions of speakers

English

ronin
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Ronin
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

رونين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ронин
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ronin
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Ronin
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ronin
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ronin
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ronin
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

浪人
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

로닌
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ronin
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ronin
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ரோனின்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रोनीन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ronin
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ronin
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ronin
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ронин
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ronin
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ronin
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ronin
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ronin
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ronin
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ronin

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RONIN»

The term «ronin» is quite widely used and occupies the 25.748 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RONIN» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «ronin» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «ronin» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ronin

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RONIN»

Discover the use of ronin in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ronin and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Ronin
Science fiction.
‎2003
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The 47 Ronin Story
Loyalty, revenge and swordplay—the classic Japanese tale of the 47 ronin retold for a new audience
John Allyn, 2006
3
The Ronin
The provocative and humorous story of a violent ronin who became a folk hero
William Dale Jennings, 2007
4
The 47 Ronin: A Story of Samurai Loyalty and Courage
Relates the true story of masterless samurai (ronin) who avenged their lord's death and came to represent the ultimate ideal of self-sacrifice.
Barry Till, 2005
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Frank Miller's Ronin
This fast-paced graphic novel sends the Ronin into battle against futuristic gangs and malevolent, computerized overlords as he attempts to redeem his soul. Graphic novel format. Fourth printing.
‎1983
6
Tragic: Rook and Ronin #1
The dark and desperate look he must have to land the exclusive TRAGIC media contract.Rook is paired up with top model, Ronin, and he's everything her abusive ex-boyfriend wasn't. Patient, gentle, happy, attentive, and sexy!
J. A. Huss, 2013
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The Revenge of the 47 Ronin - Edo 1703
When Lord Kira brought about the death of Lord Asano, he made Asano's loyal samurai into ronin - masterless warriors.
Stephen Turnbull, 2012
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47 Ronin
From ancient Japan’s most enduring tale, the epic 3D fantasy-adventure 47 Ronin is born. Keanu Reeves leads the cast as Kai, an outcast who joins Oishi (Hiroyuki Sanada), the leader of the 47 Ronin.
Joan D. Vinge, 2013
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47 Ronin
Now a major motion picture starring Keanu Reeves! 47 Ronin is the unforgettable tale of a band of samurai who defied the Emperor to avenge the disgrace and death of their master, and faced certain death as a result.
John Allyn, 2012
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Ronin
Martial arts trained NYPD detective Arnie Ross pursues the Ronin, a murderous cadre of samurai warriors led by the industrialist Hiroo Matsushima
Nick Christian, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RONIN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ronin is used in the context of the following news items.
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Review: 'Ronin' and 'Not a Hero' offer new twists on old formulas
Two new ones from this publisher of "Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number" are the similar-looking "Ronin" by Tomasz Wacławek. and "Not a Hero" by Roll7. «San Jose Mercury News, Jul 15»
2
Ronin demo lets you slice through three levels
It used to be ronin were the masterless samurai of Japan's feudal period. Now they're riding motorcycles, sneaking through office blocks, hacking terminals and ... «PC Gamer, Apr 15»
3
LEGO Ninjago: Shadow Of Ronin Releases Today For PS Vita And …
Today will be a day long remembered. For today, LEGO Ninjago: Shadow of Ronin was released onto PS Vita and Nintendo 3DS, and we saw that it was good. «Gamenguide, Mar 15»
4
Stream: Cannibal Ox's new album Blade of the Ronin
Harlem hip-hop duo Cannibal Ox will release their first new album in 14 years, Blade of the Ronin, on March 3rd through IGC Records/iHipHop Distribution. «Consequence of Sound, Feb 15»
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Check out the slick, ninja-fueled, turn-based corporate espionage of …
Ronin is a new platformer from Polish indie dev Tomasz Wacławek, announced today by publisher Devolver Digital with this sleek trailer. The game is set to ... «Digital Trends, Jan 15»
6
Condo construction to overshadow graves of '47 ronin' samurai in …
TOKYO – The "47 ronin" samurai who inspired the long-loved saga of loyalty and honor eulogized in films, books and plays are fighting a new kind of battle in ... «Fox Business, Jan 15»
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The Ronin RS 211 Is California Hot Rodding At Its Fastest
That's how conversations usually go with Frank Profera when it comes to his canyon missile, the Ronin RS 211 that started life as a brand new Lotus Elise back ... «Jalopnik, Dec 14»
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Folsom's Ronin Shimizu taunted at several schools before suicide
Schoolyard taunts, teasing and bullying dogged 12-year-old Ronin Shimizu for years, a family friend said Tuesday, leading the Folsom boy's parents to shuttle ... «Sacramento Bee, Dec 14»
9
Syfy Adapting Frank Miller's DC Comics Series 'Ronin,' Oni Press …
The NBCUniversal-owned cable network is developing Frank Miller's DC Comic series Ronin and Oni Press' political space drama Letter 44, The Hollywood ... «Hollywood Reporter, Apr 14»
10
Why Keanu Reeves' '47 Ronin' Was A Huge Box-Office Bomb
“47 Ronin” was originally supposed to be released in November 2012. Production delays — which included reshoots and editing overseen by a Universal ... «San Francisco Chronicle, Jan 14»

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