Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 内弁慶(うちべんけい) in Japanese

内弁慶
Kana Reading
うちべんけい
Romaji
uchibenkei
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    braggart; someone haughty and boastful at home but meek and reserved outside; a man who is a lion at home and a mouse abroad
    Example sentence
    内弁慶 He is a lion at home and a mouse outside.

Examples of 内弁慶, うちべんけい in a sentence

  • 内弁慶

    He is a lion at home and a mouse outside.

  • 内弁慶誰でもできる

    Every cock crows on his own dunghill.



Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

15 strokes

jubilation, congratulate, rejoice, be happy

On'Yomi: ケイ

Kun'Yomi: よろこ.び

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JLPT 1

5 strokes

valve, petal, braid, speech, dialect, discrimination, dispose of, distinguish

On'Yomi: ベン, ヘン

Kun'Yomi: わきま.える, わ.ける, はなびら, あらそ.う

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JLPT 3

4 strokes

inside, within, between, among, house, home

On'Yomi: ナイ, ダイ

Kun'Yomi: うち

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