Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 怪鳥(けちょう) in Japanese

怪鳥, 化鳥
Kana Reading
けちょう, かいちょう
Romaji
kechō, kaichō
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    suspicious bird; strange bird; eerie bird; ominous bird; apparition transformed into a bird


Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

8 strokes

suspicious, mystery, apparition

On'Yomi: カイ, ケ

Kun'Yomi: あや.しい, あや.しむ

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JLPT 4

11 strokes

bird, chicken

On'Yomi: チョウ

Kun'Yomi: とり

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JLPT 3

4 strokes

change, take the form of, influence, enchant, delude, -ization

On'Yomi: カ, ケ

Kun'Yomi: ば.ける, ば.かす, ふ.ける, け.する

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