くま

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

くま (kuma

  1. : bear

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

くま (kuma

  1. , , : corner, nook, recess
  2. , , : shade, shadow, dark area
  3. , , : dark circles under one's eyes. often clarified as 目の下のくま.
  4. : (abbreviation) kumadori

Etymology 3[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

くま (Kuma

  1. 久間: a surname

Okinawan[edit]

Noun[edit]

くま (rōmaji kuma)

  1. : bear