獲物

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
もの
Grade: 3
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

(e, acquired) +‎ (mono, thing)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

獲物 (hiragana えもの, rōmaji emono)

  1. (hunting) the hunted; prey, game, etc.
    • 2000 February 17, Maekawa, Takeshi, “あらたなるきょだいかべまき [A New Giant Obstacle Has Arrived]”, in しんてっけんチンミ [New Ironfist Chinmi], volume 8 (fiction), Tokyo: Kodansha, →ISBN, page 147:
      ここでどちらかが (かなら) ()ぬ  ()りの ()わりとは (つね)にそういうものだ‥‥ ()ぬのは () (もの)狩人 (かりゅうど)
      Koko de dochira ka ga kanarazu shinu Kari no owari to wa tsune ni sō iu mono da‥‥ Shinu no wa emono ka karyūdo ka
      One of us will die here. That’s how every hunt is supposed to end‥‥ Either the hunted or the hunter, one must die.