河童, かっぱ

  • kappa

Definition of 河童,かっぱ

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • kappa (mythical water-dwelling creatures)

  • excellent swimmer

  • cucumber

  • rolled sushi containing a stick of cucumber

Related Kanji

river
juvenile, child

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Examples of 河童,かっぱ in a Sentence

学校日本文学英語特に漱石の『吾輩ある』』、芥川の『河童楽しく読んだ
At school I had enjoyed reading Japanese literature in English translation, in particular Soseki's I am a Cat and Kokoro, and Akutagawa's The Nose and Kappa.
に上がった河童
A fish out of water.
河童川流れ
The best swimmers are oftenest drowned.

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