物の怪

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Japanese[edit]

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もの
Grade: 3

Grade: S
yutōyomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of ‎(mono, thing) +‎ ‎(no, possessive particle) +‎ ‎(ke, spirit).[1][2][3]

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Noun[edit]

物の怪 ‎(hiragana もののけ, romaji mononoke)

  1. a ghost, a specter, an evil spirit

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. 3.0 3.1 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0