Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level

Kana Reading
ぞく, しょく
zoku, shoku
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    layman (esp. as opposed to a Buddhist monk); laity; man of the world; the world
    Example sentence
    ウチは言うシングルマザー父親知らない We're what they colloquially call a single mother family. I haven't seen my father's face.
  • Parts of speech
    local manners; modern customs
  • Parts of speech
    adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
    common; popular
  • Parts of speech
    vulgar; low

Examples of 俗, ぞく, しょく in a sentence

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番長 2017-08-29
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