Definition of 狗

  • puppy
  • dog


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • コウ
  • いぬ

Popular Words With This Kanji

犬, 狗, いぬ

dog (Canis (lupus) familiaris), snoop (i.e. a detective, a spy, etc.), counterfeit, inferior, useless, wasteful

天狗, てんぐ

long-nosed goblin, bragging, braggart

川蝉, 翡翠, 魚狗, かわせみ, ひすい, しょうびん, カワセミ

kingfisher (esp. the common kingfisher, Alcedo atthis), jade (gem), beautiful lustrous colour similar to that of the kingfisher's feathers

走狗, そうく

hound, hunting dog, running dog, dupe, tool of another person, cat's-paw

羊頭狗肉, ようとうくにく

using a better name to sell inferior goods, crying wine and selling vinegar

狗肉, くにく

dog flesh

犬子, 犬児, 狗, 狗児, えのこ, えのころ, えぬ


犬子, 犬児, 狗, 狗児, えのこ, えのころ, えぬ


鶏鳴狗盗, けいめいくとう

person who resorts to petty tricks, a person of small caliber who is only capable of petty tricks

天狗話, てんぐばなし

boastful story

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