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How to say Demon In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
鬼おに
Pronunciation: oni
How to Say It Outloud: OH-nee
Usage: Refers to a traditional Japanese demon or ogre, often depicted with red or blue skin, horns, and a fearsome appearance.
Example Sentence Japanese:鬼は子供たちを怖がらせます。
Example Sentence English:The demon scares the children.
KanjiHiragana
悪魔あくま
Pronunciation: akuma
How to Say It Outloud: AH-koo-mah
Usage: Refers to a demon or evil spirit in a broader sense, more akin to Western conceptions of demons.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼は悪魔に取り憑かれていると言われている。
Example Sentence English:He is said to be possessed by a demon.
KanjiHiragana
妖怪ようかい
Pronunciation: youkai
How to Say It Outloud: YO-kai
Usage: Refers to a supernatural creature, which can include demons, ghosts, and other entities in Japanese folklore.
Example Sentence Japanese:山には多くの妖怪が住んでいると言われます。
Example Sentence English:Many demons are said to live in the mountains.

Dictionary

デーモンデーモンCommon word
Noun
  • demon
Noun
  • daemon (in Unix, etc.)
デモンストレーションデモンストレーションCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • demonstration; protest
Noun
  • (giving a) demo; demonstration; presentation
Noun
  • exhibition game; exhibition match
Wikipedia definition
  • Demonstration
デモンストレーターデモンストレーター
Noun
  • demonstrator (of a product, e.g. in a store)
Noun
  • (snowboard or ski) instructor
デモンストレーション効果デモンストレーションこうか
Noun
  • demonstration effect
デモンテ
Wikipedia definition
  • Demonte
デモンズ
Wikipedia definition
  • Dèmoni

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