1 〔人・動物の首から上〕a head
  • 頭のてっぺん
    the crown of the head
  • 頭から足の先まで
    from top to toe/from head to foot
  • 頭から落ちる
    fall headlong/fall headfirst
  • 頭にげんこつを食らった
    I took a blow to the head.
  • 頭を上げる
    raise [lift] one's head
  • 頭を低く下げる
    bend [bow] one's head low
  • 頭をまっすぐにする
    hold up one's head/hold one's head erect
  • 頭を左に傾ける
    lean one's head to the left
  • 窓から頭を出す
    put [stick] one's head out of a window
  • 子供の頭をなでる
    pat a child on the head/pat a child's head
  • 「だめです」と言って彼は頭を振った
    He shook his head and said no.
  • 彼は賛成して頭を縦に振った
    He nodded his head in agreement.
  • 頭が少し痛い
    I have a slight headache./My head aches a little.
  • 二日酔いで頭が重い
    My head feels heavy because of a hangover.
  • 下を見ると頭がくらくらする
    My head swims [reels] when I look down./I feel giddy when I look down.
2 〔頭髪〕(a head of) hair
  • 短く刈った頭
    a close-cut [close-cropped] head
  • 祖父の頭は白くなった
    My grandfather's hair has turned gray.
3 〔物の上・前のほうの部分〕the head, the top; 〔とがった物の〕a tip
  • くぎの頭
    the head of a nail
  • 頭に雪を頂いた山
    a mountain capped with snow/a snow-capped mountain
  • 彼は行列の頭にいる
    He is at the head of the procession.
4 〔物事の初めの部分〕
  • この計算は頭から間違っているようだ
    You seem to have miscalculated from the very beginning.
  • その可能性を頭から否定することはできない
    We cannot completely rule out that possibility.
  • 彼女は曲の頭で間違った
    She made a mistake at the beginning of the song.
5 〔上に立つ人〕
  • 大勢の頭になって指揮を取る
    take the lead at the head of a large group of people
6 〔人員〕a head; a person⇒あたまかず(頭数)
  • 会員の会費は1人頭5,000円である
    The membership fee is five thousand yen per person.
  • 彼の仕事はクラブの新会員の頭をそろえることであった
    His task was to recruit new members for the club.
II 〔頭脳,その働き〕a head; brains; one's mind
  • 彼は頭がいい
    He has a fine brain [mind]./He has brains./He is bright [smart].
  • 彼は頭がさえている
    He is clearheaded./He has a sharp mind.
  • 彼は頭がぼけてしまった
    He has gone soft in the head./((口)) He has gone gaga [bonkers].
  • この仕事をするには頭がいる
    It takes brains [intelligence] to do this work.
  • 彼は頭が変だ
    He is crazy [mad]./He is 「off his head [out of his mind].
  • 母の病気のことがいつも私の頭にあった
    I was thinking about my mother's illness all the time./I had my mother's illness on my mind all the time.
  • よい考えが頭に浮かんだ
    A good idea occurred to me./I hit on a good idea.
  • 頭を使う
    use one's head
  • 頭を使う仕事
    mental labor/brainwork
  • 頭を休める
    rest one's mind
  • 頭をしぼる
    rack one's brains
  • 彼女は娘の恋愛問題で頭を悩ませている
    Her daughter's love affair worries [bothers] her./She is worried about her daughter's love affair.
  • 自分の問題で頭が一杯で息子の変化に気がつかなかった
    Full of [Preoccupied with] my own troubles, I didn't notice the change in my son.
  • 頭が上がらない
  • あの人には今でも頭が上がらない
    I still feel deeply indebted to him./I still feel I owe him a lot.
  • 学校の勉強ではだれも彼に頭が上がらない
    No one can compete with him in schoolwork./((口)) He has it all over us in schoolwork.
  • 頭が痛い
  • これは頭が痛い問題である
    This is a difficult question./This is a hard [tough] problem to solve.
  • 息子が怠け者で頭が痛い
    I don't know what to do about my lazy son./((口)) My lazy son is a headache.
  • 頭隠して尻隠さず
    That's 「burying your head in the sand like an ostrich [an ostrich policy].
  • 頭が固い
  • 彼は頭が固すぎる
    He is too inflexible.
  • 頭が切れる
  • あの弁護士はなかなか頭が切れる
    That attorney [lawyer] is sharp [quick].
  • 頭が下がる
  • 彼の努力には頭が下がる
    I 「take off my hat to [admire] him for his effort.
  • 頭が低い
  • 彼は頭が低い
    He is modest [humble]./He maintains [keeps] a low profile.
  • 頭に来る
  • あの娘は30分も待たして謝りもしなかった.全く頭に来た
    The girl kept me waiting for thirty minutes and didn't even apologize. I could have killed [strangled] her.
  • かわいそうに,ついに頭に来たらしい
    It seems that the poor thing finally 「lost her mind [went crazy].
  • 頭の上の蝿も追えない
  • 自分の頭の上の蠅も追えないのによけいなお世話だ
    Why don't you solve your own problems before meddling in mine?/Mind your own business.
  • 頭を痛める
  • 先生たちは生徒の暴力に頭を痛めていた
    The teachers were worried [concerned] about student violence.
  • 頭を抑える
  • 私たちは支配人に頭を抑えられている
    The manager keeps us under his thumb.
  • 頭を抱える
  • 差し迫った問題で頭を抱えている
    I am tearing my hair out over urgent problems.
  • 頭を下げる
1 〔お辞儀をする〕
  • 彼は私に深々と頭を下げた
    He 「bowed deeply [made a deep bow] to me.
2 〔頼む〕ask; beg
3 〔謝る〕apologize; beg a person's pardon
4 〔屈服する〕
  • あいつにだけは絶対に頭を下げたくない
    He is the one person I couldn't bear to give in to.
  • 頭を突っ込む
  • 他人のことに頭を突っ込むんじゃない
    Don't poke your nose into others' affairs./Don't dabble in other people's business.
  • 頭をはねる
  • 彼は手下がかせいだ金の頭をはねた
    He 「took a cut of [skimmed something off] what his underlings made.
  • 頭をひねる
  • 答えを出そうと頭をひねった
    He racked his brains to find the answer.
  • 頭を冷やす
  • よく頭を冷やしてから始めなさい
    You must 「calm down [cool off] before you start.
  • 頭を丸める
    shave one's head; 〔人にしてもらう〕have one's head shaved; 〔仏門に入る〕enter the priesthood
  • 頭をもたげる
  • 会員の間に不満が頭をもたげ始めた
    Discontent began to show itself among the members.


I 〔あたま〕the head
  • 頭,右[左/中]〔号令〕
    Eyes right [left/front]!
1 〔一群の長〕a leader; a chief; a boss; a head
  • 革命運動の頭
    the leader of a revolutionary movement
  • アメリカ先住民の部族の頭
    the chief of a tribe of native Americans
  • 盗賊の頭
    the leader of a gang of bandits
  • この家の頭は母親だ
    The mother is 「the boss of this house [the head of this household].
  • 彼は人の頭に立てるような男ではない
    He is not a man to lead others./He's not cut out to be a leader.
2 〔一番上〕the top
  • 10歳の男の子を頭に3人子供がいる
    He has three children, the oldest of whom is a ten-year-old boy.
頭文字|the first [initial] letter of a word, an initial; 〔大文字〕a capital letter
  • 指輪に名前の頭文字を彫ってもらった
    I had my initials inscribed on the ring.


the head
  • 彼は上司に対して頭が高い
    He is haughty to his seniors.
  • 頭が高すぎるぞ
    You should learn to be more modest.


one's head⇒あたま(頭)
  • かぶりを振る
    shake one's head


a head ((単複同形))
  • 50頭の家畜
    fifty head of cattle (▼複数扱い)


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