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How to say Dragon In Japanese?

KanjiHiraganaKatakana
竜りゅうリュウ
Pronunciation: ryū
How to Say It Outloud: ryu
Usage: Used to refer to a dragon, typically seen in mythology and fantasy.
Example Sentence Japanese:その山には大きな竜が住んでいるという伝説がある。
Example Sentence English:There is a legend that a big dragon lives in that mountain.
KanjiHiraganaKatakana
龍りゅうリュウ
Pronunciation: ryū
How to Say It Outloud: ryu
Usage: Another way of writing 'dragon,' often seen in traditional contexts and art.
Example Sentence Japanese:龍の彫刻が神殿の門に施されています。
Example Sentence English:A dragon carving is applied to the gate of the temple.
KanjiKatakana
ドラゴンドラゴン
Pronunciation: doragon
How to Say It Outloud: doragon
Usage: The word 'dragon' borrowed from English, often used in modern contexts and media.
Example Sentence Japanese:ドラゴンが登場する映画を見に行きました。
Example Sentence English:I went to see a movie that featured a dragon.

Dictionary

竜りゅうCommon word
Noun
  • dragon (esp. a Chinese dragon)
Noun
  • naga; semi-divine human-cobra chimera in Hindu and Buddhist mythology
Noun
  • promoted rook
Wikipedia definition
  • Chinese dragon
ドラゴンドラゴンCommon word
Noun
  • dragon (as depicted in Western myths)
Wikipedia definition
  • Dragon
辰たつCommon word
Noun
  • the Dragon (fifth sign of the Chinese zodiac)
Noun
  • hour of the Dragon (around 8am, 7-9am, or 8-10am)
Noun
  • east-southeast
Noun
  • third month of the lunar calendar
Wikipedia definition
  • Dragon (zodiac)
竜座りゅうざ
Noun
  • Draco (constellation); the Dragon
倶利迦羅竜王くりからりゅうおう
Noun
  • Dragon King Kulika; manifestation of Acala in the form of a flame-wreathed dragon wrapped around and swallowing the tip of an upright sword
竜王りゅうおうCommon word
Noun
  • Dragon King
Noun
  • promoted rook
竜神りゅうじん
Noun
  • dragon god; dragon king
Noun
  • naga
蟠龍はんりょう
Noun
  • coiled dragon; dragon coiled on the earth, which has not yet ascended to the sky
画竜がりょう
Noun
  • drawn dragon; painted dragon
ドラゴンクエストドラゴンクエスト
Noun
  • Dragon Quest (video game; media franchise); Dragon Warrior
Product
  • Dragon Quest, a.k.a. Dragon Warrior (RPG series)
Wikipedia definition
  • Dragon Warrior
竜宮りゅうぐう
Noun
  • Palace of the Dragon King; palace from the story of Urashima Tarō (said to be located at the bottom of the sea)
Place
  • Ryuuguu
黒龍会こくりゅうかい
Noun
  • Black Dragon Society (1901-1946); Amur River Society; Kokuryukai
Organization
  • Black Dragon Society (1901-1946); Amur River Society; Kokuryukai
Wikipedia definition
  • Black Dragon Society
応竜おうりゅう
Noun
  • Yinglong; dragon and rain deity in Chinese mythology
Wikipedia definition
  • Yinglong
竜笛りゅうてき
Noun
  • dragon flute; medium-pitched bark-covered bamboo transverse flute with seven holes, used in gagaku
Wikipedia definition
  • RyÅ«teki
竜血樹りゅうけつじゅ
Noun
  • dragon tree (Dracaena draco)
Wikipedia definition
  • Dracaena draco
龍舞りゅうまい
Noun
  • dragon dance (in Chinese culture)
Place
  • Ryuumai
白しろCommon wordjlpt-n5
Noun
  • white
Noun
  • innocence; innocent person
Noun
  • blank space
Noun
  • white stone
Noun
  • white dragon tile
Noun
  • skewered grilled pig intestine
Wikipedia definition
  • White
雨竜あまりょう
Noun
  • rain dragon; mythical beast with yellowish green skin and red tail
Place
  • Uryuu
黒竜会こくりゅうかい
Noun
  • Black Dragon Society (1901-1946)
Organization
  • Black Dragon Society (1901-1946)
龍切手りゅうきって
Noun
  • dragon stamp

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