1. brat; kid; urchin; little devilUsually written using kana alone, Colloquial
  • かれ
  • しょっちゅう
  • ガキ
  • なかま仲間
  • たむろしている
He hangs out a lot with the kids down the street.
2. preta; hungry ghostBuddhism, orig. meaning
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3. PretaPreta, प्रेत or Peta or ཡི་དྭགས་ Yidak in) is the name for a type of being described in Buddhist, Hindu, Sikh, and Jain texts that undergoes more than human suffering, particularly an extreme degree of hunger and thirst. They are often translated into English as "hungry ghosts", from the Chinese, which in turn is derived from later Indian sources generally followed in Mahayana Buddhism. In early sources such as the Petavatthu, they are much more varied.
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