yuki-onna

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 雪女 (yuki onna)

Noun[edit]

yuki-onna (plural yuki-onnas)


  1. Japanese snow spirit; spirit of woman who perished out in the snow during the winter months. Known to return during the winter months to lure lost souls to their deaths

Japanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

yuki-onna

  1. rōmaji reading of ゆきおんな