お化け

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
kun'yomi

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Etymology[edit]

From (o) (general honorific prefix) + 化け (bake), nominative of 化ける (bakeru, change oneself into)

Noun[edit]

お化け (hiragana おばけ, romaji obake)

  1. apparition, specter, ghost
    お化け出る
    おばけでる
    Obake ga deru.
    To be haunted.

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