物の怪

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Japanese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Compound of (mono, thing) +‎ (no, possessive particle) +‎ (ke, spirit).

Noun[edit]

物の怪 (hiragana もののけ, romaji mononoke)

  1. A ghost; a specter; an evil spirit.

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