Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
雉, 雉子
Kana Reading
きじ, きぎす, きぎし, キジ
kiji, kigisu, kigishi, kiji
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    green pheasant (Phasianus versicolor); Japanese pheasant
    Example sentence
    鳴かずば打たれまい The pheasant would not be shot but for its cries.

Examples of 雉, 雉子, きじ, きぎす, きぎし, キジ in a sentence

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child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac

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Kun'Yomi: きじ

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