Definition of 妖

  • attractive
  • bewitching
  • calamity
  • bewitching
  • calamity

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ヨウ
  • あやしい
  • なまめく
  • わざわ

Popular Words With This Kanji

妖怪, ようかい

ghost, apparition, phantom, spectre, specter, demon, monster, goblin

妖精, ようせい

fairy, sprite, elf

怪しい, 妖しい, あやしい

suspicious, dubious, doubtful, dodgy, suspicious (referring to a potential amorous relation), dangerous (e.g. financial situation), ominous (e.g. weather), strange, shady, fishy, charming, bewitching, mysterious

妖狐, ようこ

mythological fox spirit

妖艶, ようえん

fascinating, voluptuous, bewitching

妖気, ようき

ghostly, unearthly, weird

面妖, めんよう

weird, strange, mysterious

妖術, ようじゅつ

black magic, black art, witchcraft, sorcery

妖婆, ようば

hag, old witch

妖怪変化, ようかいへんげ

(animal making a) monstrous apparition


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