Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of (ぬし) in Japanese

JLPT 1
Kana Reading
ぬし
Romaji
nushi
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    head (of a household, etc.); leader; master
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    owner; proprietor; proprietress
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    subject (of a rumour, etc.); doer (of a deed)
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    guardian spirit (e.g. long-resident beast, usu. with mystical powers); long-time resident (or employee, etc.)
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    husband
  • Parts of speech
    pronoun
    Meaning
    you


Kanji in this word

JLPT 4

5 strokes

lord, chief, master, main thing, principal

On'Yomi: シュ, ス, シュウ

Kun'Yomi: ぬし, おも, あるじ

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