Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 子泣き爺(こなきじじい) in Japanese

子泣き爺, 子啼爺, 子なき爺, 子泣きじじい
Kana Reading
こなきじじい
Romaji
konakijijii
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    Konaki Jijii (a ghost in Japanese folklore with the shape of a small old man and having a baby's cry)


Kanji in this word

JLPT 2

8 strokes

cry, weep, moan

On'Yomi: キュウ

Kun'Yomi: な.く

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JLPT 5

3 strokes

child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac

On'Yomi: シ, ス, ツ

Kun'Yomi: こ, -こ, ね

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13 strokes

old man, grampa

On'Yomi: ヤ

Kun'Yomi: じい, じじい, おやじ, じじ, ちち

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12 strokes

bark, chirp, cry

On'Yomi: テイ

Kun'Yomi: な.く

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