Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 8 strokes
Taught in Junior high

Search words that:
- start with 怖
- end with 怖
- contain 怖
dreadful, be frightened, fearful
KUN:
  • こわ.い
    kowa.i
  • こわ.がる
    kowa.garu
  • お.じる
    o.jiru
  • おそ.れる
    oso.reru
ON:
  • fu
  • ho
Written with 8 strokes
Taught in Junior high
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 62 results)

adjective
scary, frightening, eerie, dreadful
Other readings:
恐い【こわい】

noun, auxillary suru verb
fear, dread, dismay, terror, horror, scare, panic
Other readings:
恐怖【くふ】[1]
Notes:
  1. out-dated or obsolete kana usage

Ichidan verb, transitive verb
to fear, to be afraid of
All readings:
恐れる【おそれる】
怖れる【おそれる】
畏れる【おそれる】
懼れる【おそれる】
惧れる【おそれる】[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing out-dated kanji

adjective
1.
terrible, dreadful, terrifying, frightening
2.
surprising, startling, tremendous, amazing(often as 恐ろしく)
All readings:
恐ろしい【おそろしい】
怖ろしい【おそろしい】[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing irregular kanji usage

noun
fear, horror, anxiety, concern, uneasiness, reverence
All readings:
恐れ【おそれ】
【おそれ】
畏れ【おそれ】
怖れ【おそれ】

Godan-ru verb, intransitive verb
to be afraid of, to fear, to dread, to be nervous (about), to be shy (of)
Other readings:
恐がる【こわがる】

noun, noun (suffix)
morbid fear, phobia

noun, auxillary suru verb
awe, fear, dread, fright

あかしんごうみんわたこわ
akashingouminnadewatarebakowakunai
expression
if everyone crosses against the red light together, there's nothing to be afraid of, there's no reason to feel guilty about doing something bad if everyone does it(proverb)
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 261 results)

こわ
恐い
How awful

Don't be afraid

I am not in the least afraid of dogs

I am not in the least afraid of his threats

Oh, what a scare

ひじょう
非常に
こわ
怖く
かれ
ひっ
必死に
He was so frightened that he ran for his life

I'm not afraid any more

I am not frightened of anything

わた
なに
何も
こわ
恐く
I'm not frightened of anything

かれ
こわ
恐くて
あお
青く
He was scared green

かれ
こわ
怖く
はじ
始めた
He began to feel afraid

I could not speak from fear

わた
こう
飛行機
とき
I was very afraid in the airplane

わた
へび
ぜんぜん
全然
I'm not in the least afraid of snakes

こうけい
光景
わた
きょうふ
恐怖
かん
感じた
That sight was seen, and I felt fear

わた
私の
あに
くらやみ
暗闇
My brother says he isn't afraid of the dark

わた
こう
飛行機
I was very much afraid in the airplane

That boy could not enter for fear of the dog

たいきん
大金
こわ
怖く
If you have a lot of money, you will become afraid

ちゅうし
注射
かん
考える
こわ
怖くて
ふる
震えて
I tremble with fear at the thought of an injection