kitsune

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Japanese (きつね) (kitsune)

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kitsune (plural kitsune or kitsunes)

  1. (mythology) a Japanese fox spirit, normally female, said to have powers such as shape-shifting, and whose power is symbolized by increase in number of tails

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Romanization[edit]

kitsune

  1. rōmaji reading of きつね