恐ろしい

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
おそ
Grade: S
kun'yomi

Adjective[edit]

恐ろしい (-i inflection, hiragana おそろしい, romaji osoroshii)

  1. terrible; horrible; dreadful; fierce; formidable
     (おそ)ろしい交通事故 (こうつうじこ)
    osoroshī kōtsūjiko
    a terrible traffic accident
  2. tremendous
  3. awesome

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.