Definition of 鼬

  • weasel
  • skunk
  • ermine

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ユウ
  • いたち

Popular Words With This Kanji

鼬, 鼬鼠, いたち, イタチ

weasel (esp. the Japanese weasel, Mustela itatsi), mustelid (any other member of the weasel family, inc. badgers, martens, minks, ferrets, otters, polecats, stoats, skunks, etc.)

鼬, 鼬鼠, いたち, イタチ

weasel (esp. the Japanese weasel, Mustela itatsi), mustelid (any other member of the weasel family, inc. badgers, martens, minks, ferrets, otters, polecats, stoats, skunks, etc.)

貂, 黄鼬, てん, テン

Japanese marten (Martes melampus), marten (any arboreal weasel-like mammal of genus Martes)

鼬の最後っ屁, いたちのさいごっぺ

final emergency measure (lit: the final fart of a weasel), final defence when one is cornered (defense)

いたちの道切り, 鼬の道切り, いたちのみちきり

not to write to or visit someone, road of the weasel (it is believed that if someone blocks the path a weasel, he will never take that path again)

鼬鮫, いたちざめ, イタチザメ

tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier)

鼬萩, いたちはぎ, イタチハギ

false indigo (Amorpha fruticosa), bastard indigo, leadwort

鼬穴熊, いたちあなぐま, イタチアナグマ

ferret badger (esp. the Chinese ferret-badger, Melogale moschata)

鎌鼬, かまいたち

type Japanese folkloric monster (yokai), thought to be a trio of weasels who appear in a whirlwind to cut their victim, cut caused by whirlwind

毛長鼬, けながいたち, ケナガイタチ

polecat, fitch


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