妖怪

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: S

Adjectival noun[edit]

妖怪 (-na inflection, hiragana ようかい, romaji yōkai)

  1. (dated) creepy, spooky, ghastly, perilous
    妖怪 (ようかい)雰囲気 (ふんいき)
    yōkai na fun'iki
    a creepy atmosphere / a spooky mood

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Noun[edit]

妖怪 (hiragana ようかい, romaji yōkai)

  1. a supernatural being, a monster, an apparition

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yāoguài
Zhuyin ㄧㄠ ㄍㄨㄞˋ
IPA (key) /i̯ɑʊ̯⁵⁵ ku̯aɪ̯⁵¹/

Noun[edit]

妖怪 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin yāoguài)

  1. any supernatural being

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