Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
引っ張りだこ, 引っ張り凧, 引っ張り蛸
Kana Reading
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    being very popular; being in great demand
    Example sentence
    あの若い評論家はあちこち引っ張りだこある。 That young critic is in high demand for a lot of places.
  • Parts of speech
    octopus dried on skewers
    Example sentence
    もしすべて彼女計画通り進むなら彼女引っ張りだこだろう If all went according to her plan, she would be in great demand.

Examples of 引っ張りだこ, 引っ張り凧, 引っ張り蛸, ひっぱりだこ in a sentence

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Kanji in this word

5 strokes

kite, (kokuji)


Kun'Yomi: いかのぼり, たこ

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11 strokes

lengthen, counter for bows & stringed instruments, stretch, spread, put up (tent)

On'Yomi: チョウ

Kun'Yomi: は.る, -は.り, -ば.り

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4 strokes

pull, tug, jerk, admit, install, quote, refer to

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13 strokes


On'Yomi: ソウ, ショウ

Kun'Yomi: たこ

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