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Top or summit

Place on the head, receive, top of head, top, summit, peak
  • Level
  • 36
  • Kunyomi
  • いただき, いただ
  • Onyomi
  • ちょう
  • Mnemonics
  • Used in
  • Sentences
  • Insights
  • I always make paper crowns out of pages of street maps... that way i got a place on the head.

  • (頂) is spike (丁) plus severed head (頁). I humbly accept as my shogun orders me to find a spike and place on the head.

  • If I put a street sign on my head what do I get ? A place on the head !

  • Youve probably noticed that even the rudest and crudest Japanese say Itadakimasu before every meal. Why? Because each person who failed to say it as a child had a nail driven straight into that tender PLACE ON THE HEAD (i.e. the very top of the head). Thats a lesson no one will forget!

  • Driving down the STREET, looking at a PAGE in the map, I hit another car, and started bleeding from a place on the head.

  • NAILS - place directly on the forehead, NAILS - place directly on the forehead, NAILS - place directly on the forehead, The HEAD ON commercial nails it into your head......

  • Nail the page to the wall! Place a Bounty On the head.

  • This is to humbly receive. Japanese people bow in situations like this, often exaggeratedly so. You could imagine a Japanese person bowing so profusely upon accepting something that he could hammer in a nail with his head.

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