Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
引っ張りだこ, 引っ張り凧, 引っ張り蛸
Kana Reading
ひっぱりだこ
Romaji
hipparidako
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    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
    Meaning
    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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kite, (kokuji)

On'Yomi:

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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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JLPT 4

4 strokes

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

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On'Yomi: ソウ, ショウ

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