Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
俺, 己, 乃公 JLPT 1
Kana Reading
おれ, だいこう, ないこう
ore, daikō, naikō
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    pronoun, nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
    I; me (rough or arrogant-sounding first-person pronoun, formerly also used by women)
    Example sentence
    言うと、高所恐怖症なんだ。」 「臆病者っ!」 To tell you the truth, I am scared of heights. "You are a coward!"

Examples of 俺, 己, 乃公, おれ, だいこう, ないこう in a sentence

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Kanji in this word


2 strokes

from, possessive particle, whereupon, accordingly

On'Yomi: ナイ, ダイ, , アイ

Kun'Yomi: , すなわ.ち, なんじ

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10 strokes

I, myself

On'Yomi: エン

Kun'Yomi: おれ, われ

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3 strokes

self, snake, serpent

On'Yomi: ,

Kun'Yomi: おのれ, つちのと,

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4 strokes

public, prince, official, governmental

On'Yomi: コウ,

Kun'Yomi: おおやけ

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