悪魔

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
あく
Grade: 3

Grade: S
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 惡魔

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

悪魔 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 惡魔, hiragana あくま, rōmaji akuma)

  1. a fiend; a demon; a devil
    • 2001 September 20, “デーモンのしょうかん [Daemon’s Summons]”, in Struggle of Chaos ―闇を制する者― [Struggle of Chaos ―Commanders of Darkness―] (in Japanese), Konami:
       (やみ) (ちから)使 (つか)い、 (ひと) (こころ) (まど)わすデーモン。 (あく) () (ぞく)ではかなり (きょう) (りょく) (ちから) (ほこ)る。
      Yami no chikara o tsukai, hito no kokoro o madowasu dēmon. Akuma-zoku de wa kanari kyōryoku na chikara o hokoru.
      A daemon who bewilders the human heart with dark powers. He boasts of his tremendous power amongst the Demon Tribe.
  2. a fiend (very evil person)
  3. (tarot) the Devil

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN