妖怪

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

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Noun[edit]

妖怪

  1. any supernatural being, monster, devil, goblin

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
よう
Grade: S
かい
Grade: S
on'yomi

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, goblin

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Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

妖怪 (yogoe) (hangeul 요괴)

  1. Hanja form? of 요괴, “monster, goblin”.