Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
卑怯 JLPT 2
Kana Reading
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    cowardice; meanness; unfairness
    Example sentence
    そんなふうに言うなんて卑怯 It's mean of you to talk that way.

Examples of 卑怯, ひきょう in a sentence

Related Study Lists

JLPT N2 Study List

Taylor 2013-01-13
Edsploration hkfoot geddoe MitSora
39 subscribers

N2 preparation

番長 2016-11-30
0 subscribers

Kanji in this word


9 strokes

lowly, base, vile, vulgar

Learn more

8 strokes

cowardice, wince, flinch, hesitate, waver

Learn more

The Nihongo Master Podcast!

Our bi-weekly Japanese language and culture podcast will teach you vocabulary, grammar, fascinating cultural insights about Japan, and introduce you to fascinating Japanese language learning guests!

S13E8: Study Saturday - Surely... (きっと)

Listen Now!

Start speaking Japanese today with Nihongo Master! The fun and easy way to learn Japanese online.

With three subscription types to choose from, there's one to fit every student's budget.

Start your free 7-day trial now!