Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
遠吠え
Kana Reading
とおぼえ
Romaji
tōboe
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
    Meaning
    howling
    Example sentence
    批判遠吠え He can only criticize people behind their backs.

Examples of 遠吠え, とおぼえ in a sentence

  • 批判遠吠え

    He can only criticize people behind their backs.

  • 昨夜遠吠えが聞こえた。

    Last night I heard dogs howling.

  • いぬに向かって遠吠えしていた

    The dogs were howling at the moon.


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 4

13 strokes

distant, far

On'Yomi: エン, オン

Kun'Yomi: とお.い

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7 strokes

bark, howl, cry

On'Yomi: ハイ, ベイ

Kun'Yomi: ほえ.る, ほ.える

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