Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
公然 JLPT 1
Kana Reading
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no', `taru' adjective, adverb taking the `to' particle
    open (e.g. secret); public; official; overt
    Example sentence
    公然と侮辱した He insulted me in public.

Examples of 公然, こうぜん in a sentence

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Kanji in this word


12 strokes

sort of thing, so, if so, in that case, well

On'Yomi: ゼン, ネン

Kun'Yomi: しか, しか.り, しか.し,

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4 strokes

public, prince, official, governmental

On'Yomi: コウ,

Kun'Yomi: おおやけ

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