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Japanese translation of “hair”

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hair

noun
 
/heər/
A1 [no plural] the thin threads that grow on the head and body of people and animals
髪, 毛
a girl with long, dark hair
one of the thin threads that grow on a person’s or animal’s skin
1本の髪(毛)
My skirt was covered with cat hairs.
let your hair down to allow yourself to behave much more freely than usual and enjoy yourself
くつろぐ, 打ち解ける
Oh, let your hair down for once!
split hairs to argue about small details that are not important
ささいな事・つまらないことにこだわる
make someone’s hair stand on end to make someone very frightened
~の身の毛をよだたせる, ~をぞっとさせる
To be honest, the thought of jumping out of a moving plane makes my hair stand on end.
(Definition of hair from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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