Definition of 怪

  • suspicious
  • mystery
  • apparition


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • カイ
  • あやしい
  • あやしむ

Popular Words With This Kanji

怪我, けが

injury (to animate object), hurt

可笑しい, 奇怪しい, おかしい

funny, amusing, comical, laughable, ridiculous, strange, odd, funny, peculiar, weird, unusual, eccentric, improper, unsuitable, unbecoming, suspicious

怪獣, かいじゅう


妖怪, ようかい

ghost, apparition, phantom, spectre, specter, demon, monster, goblin

怪物, かいぶつ


怪談, かいだん

ghost story

怪しい, 妖しい, あやしい

suspicious, dubious, doubtful, dodgy, suspicious (referring to a potential amorous relation), dangerous (e.g. financial situation), ominous (e.g. weather), strange, shady, fishy, charming, bewitching, mysterious

怪文書, かいぶんしょ

objectionable literature

怪, かい

mystery, wonder

怪人, かいじん

mysterious person

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