Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
鴬, 鶯
Kana Reading
うぐいす, ウグイス
Romaji
uguisu, uguisu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    Japanese bush warbler; Japanese nightingale (Cettia diphone)
    Example sentence
    うぐいす人間愛ユーモア溢れる物語 The Nightingale Samurai A samurai tale full of humanity and humour.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    greenish brown
    Example sentence
    うぐいすが鳴いているのが聞こえた。 I heard a Japanese nightingale.
  • Parts of speech
    noun, used as a prefix
    Meaning
    having a beautiful voice

Examples of 鴬, 鶯, うぐいす, ウグイス in a sentence

  • うぐいす人間愛ユーモア溢れる物語

    The Nightingale Samurai A samurai tale full of humanity and humour.

  • うぐいすが鳴いているのが聞こえた。

    I heard a Japanese nightingale.


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Kanji in this word

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nightingale

On'Yomi: オウ

Kun'Yomi: うぐいす

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16 strokes

nightingale, bush warbler

On'Yomi: オウ

Kun'Yomi: うぐいす

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