Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
知らず, 不知
Kana Reading
しらず
Romaji
shirazu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun, used as a suffix
    Meaning
    not having; unaffected by
    Example sentence
    彼女怖いもの知らずの。 She is not afraid of anything.
  • Parts of speech
    conjunction
    Meaning
    aside; I don't know about ...
    Example sentence
    知らず It is a wise father that knows his own child.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    I know not whether; I know not if
    Example sentence
    恐いもの知らずのその憎しみ軽蔑やくざちらりと見た The bold man glanced at the gangster with hatred and contempt.

Examples of 知らず, 不知, しらず in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 4

8 strokes

know, wisdom

On'Yomi:

Kun'Yomi: し.る, し.らせる

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JLPT 4

4 strokes

negative, non-, bad, ugly, clumsy

On'Yomi: ,

Kun'Yomi:

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