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  • ねこ neko

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  • noun
    cat
    • shamisen
      • geisha
        • abbreviation
          wheelbarrow
          • see also: 
        • abbreviation
          clay bed-warmer
          • see also: 
        • usually written using kana alonecolloquialism
          bottom, submissive partner of a homosexual relationship
          • antonym: 

        Animals

        List of animals.

        EnglishJapanese
        Animal(s)
        🐶 Dog
        🐱 Cat
        🦁 Lion
        🐯 Tiger
        🐴 Horse
        🦄 Unicorn
        🐮 Cow
        🐷 Pig
        🐑 Sheep
        🐘 Elephant
        🐭 Mouse
        🐰 Rabbit
        🦊 Fox
        🐻 Bear
        🐼 Panda
        🐔 Chicken
        🐦 Bird
        🐧 Penguin
        🦆 Duck
        🐸 Frog
        🐢 Turtle
        🐍 Snake
        🐳 Whale
        🐬 Dolphin
        🐟 Fish
        🐙 Octopus
        🦍 Gorilla
        🐒 Monkey

        Kanji in this word

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        • 11 strokes

          cat

        Example sentences

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        • Japanese sentence

          あなたのサイトは、猫に興味のある人達にとって魅力的です。 

          Sentence analysis
          English translation

          Your site appeals to people who are interested in cats.

        Pronunciation

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        The word is written in kana (hiragana or katakana) and the romaji transliteration using the Hepburn method. Some words indicated by the symbol have a computer generated audio that can be listened by clicking on it.

        There are words having multiple different pronunciations. In that case they will be ordered by popularity.

        • ねこま nekoma

        Translation

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        • archaismnoun
          cat
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        Kanji in this word

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        • 11 strokes

          cat