Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
風前の灯, 風前のともし火, 風前のともしび, 風前の灯火
Kana Reading
ふうぜんのともしび
Romaji
fūzennotomoshibi
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    precarious situation; precarious state
    Example sentence
    あなたの風前のともし火 Your job hangs by a thread.

Examples of 風前の灯, 風前のともし火, 風前のともしび, 風前の灯火, ふうぜんのともしび in a sentence

  • あなたの風前のともし火

    Your job hangs by a thread.


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6 strokes

lamp, a light, light, counter for lights

On'Yomi: トウ

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4 strokes

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On'Yomi:

Kun'Yomi: , -び, ほ-

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9 strokes

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On'Yomi: フウ,

Kun'Yomi: かぜ, かざ-, -かぜ

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JLPT 5

9 strokes

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On'Yomi: ゼン

Kun'Yomi: まえ, -まえ

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