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How to say Claws In Japanese?

KanjiHiraganaKatakana
つめツメ
Pronunciation: tsume
How to Say It Outloud: tsu-me
Usage: Claws, nails (both human and animal)
Example Sentence Japanese:猫の爪は鋭い。
Example Sentence English:A cat's claws are sharp.

Dictionary

はさみ
Noun
  • pincers (of a crab, scorpion, etc.); claws; forceps
爪牙そうが
Noun
  • claws and fangs; claws and tusks
Noun
  • clutches; devious design; means of causing harm; weapon
Noun
  • pawn; stooge; cat's-paw
Noun
  • right-hand man
爪をとぐつめをとぐ
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Godan verb with 'gu' ending
  • to sharpen one's claws
鋭いするどいCommon wordjlpt-n3
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • sharp (knife, claws, etc.); pointed
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • sharp (pain, tone, etc.); acute; stabbing; cutting (remark, criticism, etc.); stinging; biting; fierce (attack); pointed (question, look, etc.); piercing (gaze); shrill (sound)
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • keen (intuition, sense of smell, etc.); acute; sharp (eye, mind, etc.); astute; shrewd; discerning; penetrating (insight, question, etc.); perceptive

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