Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of (いたち) in Japanese

鼬, 鼬鼠
Kana Reading
いたち, イタチ
itachi, itachi
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    weasel (esp. the Japanese weasel, Mustela itatsi)
    Example sentence
    いたちはその悪臭知られている The weasel is noted for its bad smell.
  • Parts of speech
    mustelid (any other member of the weasel family, inc. badgers, martens, minks, ferrets, otters, polecats, stoats, skunks, etc.)

Examples of 鼬, 鼬鼠, いたち, イタチ in a sentence

Kanji in this word

13 strokes

rat, mouse, dark gray

On'Yomi: ソ, ショ

Kun'Yomi: ねずみ, ねず

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18 strokes

weasel, skunk, ermine

On'Yomi: ユウ, ユ

Kun'Yomi: いたち

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