Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level

竜, 龍

Kana Reading
りゅう, たつ, りょう
Romaji
ryū, tatsu, ryō
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    dragon (esp. a Chinese dragon)
    Example sentence
    龍は空想動物 A dragon is a creature of fancy.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    naga (semidivine human-cobra chimera in Indian mythology)
    Example sentence
    想像上の生物である The dragon is an imaginary creature.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    promoted rook (shogi)
    Example sentence
    上の左端動物は、つもりでしょう The animal in the top left-hand corner is meant to be a dragon.

Examples of 竜, 龍, りゅう, たつ, りょう in a sentence


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