Definition of 狼

  • wolf


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ロウ
  • おおかみ

Popular Words With This Kanji

狼, おおかみ, おおかめ, おいぬ, オオカミ

wolf (carnivore, Canis lupus), wolf (in sheep's clothing)

狼狽える, うろたえる

to be flustered, to lose one's presence of mind

狼煙, 烽火, 狼烟, のろし, ろうえん, ほうか

beacon, skyrocket, signal fire

狼煙, 烽火, 狼烟, のろし, ろうえん, ほうか

beacon, skyrocket, signal fire

狼狽, ろうばい

confusion, dismay, consternation, panic

狼藉, ろうぜき

violence, outrage, riot, confusion, disorder

天狼, てんろう

Sirius, the Dog Star

送り狼, おくりおおかみ

"gentleman" who escorts a woman home, only to make a pass at her

狼藉者, ろうぜきもの

rioter, ruffian

前虎後狼, ぜんここうろう

one calamity followed close on the heels of another (lit: keeping at bay a tiger at the front gate, while a wolf appears at the back), out of the frying pan into the fire

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