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鬼 : Ghost

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Components:
丿

ghost, devil (radical 194)

On 'yomi:
(ki)
Kun 'yomi:
おに(oni) おに-(onī)
Strokes:10
Radical: (194)
Usage Rating:1557
JLPT:N1
old JLPT:1
Grade:8
Unicode:09b3c
jis208:21-20
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鬼 Usage examples

(おにばす)prickly water lily
刑事(おにけいじ)crack detective
武者(おにむしゃ)daredevil warrior
(ガキども)those damn kids
気迫る(ききせまる)to be bloodcurdling, to be ghastly
籍に入る(きせきにいる)to pass away, to join the majority
(けんき)devilish swordsman
仕事の(しごとのおに)work fiend, devil for work
子母神(きしぼじん)Hariti (goddess of childbirth and children)
(おおおにばす)royal water lily, water platter
哭啾々(きこくしゅうしゅう)
哭啾啾(きこくしゅうしゅう)
spine-chilling (hair-raising) (like the wailing and weeping of a restless ghost)
羅刹(あっきらせつ)man-eating fiend
川施餓(かわせがき)Buddhist services in memory of those drowned in a river, offering to suffering spirits at the river
面仏心(きめんぶっしん)having the face of a devil and the heart of Buddha, having a stern face but a tender heart
蛇神(ぎゅうきだしん)wicked and perverse, weird and incoherent
神算(しんさんきぼう)inscrutable stratagem, ingenious scheme
胡桃(オニグルミ)Manchurian walnut (Juglans mandshurica)
課長(おにかちょう)unsympathetic manager, section chief with a heart of stone
将軍(おにしょうぐん)lion-hearted general
海星(オニヒトデ)crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci)
の首を取ったよう(おにのくびをとったよう)triumphant (over a mediocre achievement), boastful, as if one had grabbed a demon by the neck
の目にも涙(おにのめにもなみだ)even the hardest of hearts can be moved to tears
に金棒(おににかなぼう)making a strong person even stronger (like giving a metal rod to an ogre), as strong as can be
渡る世間にはない(わたるせけんにおにはない)
渡る世間には無い(わたるせけんにおにはない)
there is kindness to be found everywhere