Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
骨抜き
Kana Reading
ほねぬき
Romaji
honenuki
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
    Meaning
    boned (e.g. fish, etc.)
    Example sentence
    提案骨抜きになった。 His proposal has been watered down.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    watered down (e.g. plan, bill, etc.); mutilated
    Example sentence
    議会通過ないうちにその法案骨抜きされた The bill was eviscerated before being passed by the legislature.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    lacking integrity or moral backbone

Examples of 骨抜き, ほねぬき in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 2

10 strokes

skeleton, bone, remains, frame

On'Yomi: コツ

Kun'Yomi: ほね

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JLPT 3

7 strokes

slip out, extract, pull out, pilfer, quote, remove, omit

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