Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 入れ子(いれこ) in Japanese

入れ子, 入れ籠
Kana Reading
いれこ
Romaji
ireko
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    nest (of boxes); nesting
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    concealed information
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    adopting a child after one's own has died; child adopted in this manner
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    cavity in an oar (fitted onto a peg as part of a traditional oarlock)


Kanji in this word

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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JLPT 5

2 strokes

enter, insert

On'Yomi: ニュウ, ジュ

Kun'Yomi: い.る, -い.る, -い.り, い.れる, -い.れ, はい.る

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22 strokes

basket, devote oneself, seclude oneself, cage, coop, implied

On'Yomi: ロウ, ル

Kun'Yomi: かご, こ.める, こも.る, こ.む

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