Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
ghost, demon
Parts:
ghost, devil
Kun:
おにおに-
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1557 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 鬼 【オニ】 oni, ogre, demon, spirit of a deceased person, ogre-like person (i.e. fierce, relentless, merciless, etc.), it (in a game of tag, hide-and-seek, etc.), Chinese "ghost" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), very, extremely, super-
  • 鬼神 【キシン】 fierce god
  • 餓鬼 【ガキ】 brat, kid, urchin, little devil, preta, hungry ghost, ghoul
  • 債鬼 【サイキ】 cruel creditor, bill collector

Kun reading compounds

  • 鬼 【おに】 oni, ogre, demon, spirit of a deceased person, ogre-like person (i.e. fierce, relentless, merciless, etc.), it (in a game of tag, hide-and-seek, etc.), Chinese "ghost" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), very, extremely, super-
  • 鬼が出るか蛇が出るか 【おにがでるかじゃがでるか】 You never know what might happen
  • 青鬼 【あおおに】 (horned) blue demon, blue ogre
  • 赤鬼 【あかおに】 red-horned demon, red ogre

Readings

Chinese:
gui3
Korean:
gwi

Spanish

  • fantasma
  • demonio
  • ogro

Portuguese

  • fantasma
  • diabo
  • demônio

French

  • démon
  • monstre
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