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How to say Fox In Japanese?

KanjiHiraganaKatakana
狐きつねキツネ
Pronunciation: kitsune
How to Say It Outloud: kitsune
Usage: Commonly used to refer to a fox in general contexts.
Example Sentence Japanese:森にはたくさんの狐が住んでいます。
Example Sentence English:There are many foxes living in the forest.

Dictionary

狐きつねCommon word
Noun
  • fox (esp. the red fox, Vulpes vulpes)
Noun
  • fox (i.e. a sly person)
Noun
  • soba or udon topped with deep-fried tofu
Noun
  • light brown; golden brown
Full name
  • Kitsune
Wikipedia definition
  • Fox
フォックスフォックス
Noun
  • fox; fox fur
子ぎつねこぎつね
Noun
  • fox cub; little fox; small fox; juvenile fox
こぎつね座こぎつねざ
Noun
  • Vulpecula (constellation); the Fox
Wikipedia definition
  • Vulpecula
狸たぬきCommon word
Noun
  • tanuki (Nyctereutes procyonoides); raccoon dog
Noun
  • sly dog; sly old fox; sly fox; cunning devil; sly person
Wikipedia definition
  • Raccoon dog
シマハイイロギツネシマハイイロギツネ
Noun
  • island fox (Urocyon littoralis); coast fox; short-tailed fox; island gray fox; Channel Islands fox; Channel Islands gray fox; California Channel Island fox; insular gray fox
蟹食犬かにくいいぬ
Noun
  • crab-eating fox (Cerdocyon thous); forest fox; wood fox; common fox
妖狐ようこ
Noun
  • fox with supernatural powers; fox spirit
Wikipedia definition
  • Kitsune
管狐くだぎつね
Noun
  • kuda-gitsune; pipe fox; fox-like spirit kept inside a bamboo tube and used by its master to perform divinations and curses
Noun
  • stoat
Wikipedia definition
  • Kuda-gitsune
九尾の狐きゅうびのきつね
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Noun
  • nine-tailed fox; old, golden-furred fox with nine tails and shapeshifting powers used to fool humans; orig. a Chinese mystical beast whose appearance was considered auspicious
Wikipedia definition
  • Nine-tailed fox
狐塚きつねづか
Noun
  • foxhole; fox mound; fox earth
オグロスナギツネオグロスナギツネ
Noun
  • pale fox (Vulpes pallida); African sand fox; pallid fox
Wikipedia definition
  • Pale fox
ケープ狐ケープぎつね
Noun
  • Cape fox (Vulpes chama); cama fox; silver-backed fox
Wikipedia definition
  • Cape fox
天狐てんこ
Noun
  • celestial fox; fox with supernatural powers (sometimes said to live in the heavens)
牝狐めぎつね
Noun
  • female fox; vixen; she-fox
Noun
  • woman who deceives men
偽善者ぎぜんしゃ
Noun
  • hypocrite; dissembler; wolf in sheep's clothing; fox in a lamb's skin
狐付ききつねつき
Noun
  • possession by a fox spirit; person possessed by a fox spirit
オジロスナギツネオジロスナギツネ
Noun
  • Rüppell's fox (Vulpes rueppellii); Rueppell's fox; sand fox
稲荷いなり
Noun
  • Inari (god of harvests, Uka-no-Mitama)
Noun
  • Inari shrine; Fushimi Inari shrine (in Kyoto)
Noun
  • fox (said to be messengers of Inari)
Noun
  • fried tofu (said to be a favourite food of foxes)
Noun
  • inarizushi
Wikipedia definition
  • Inari
赤狐あかぎつね
Noun
  • red fox (Vulpes vulpes)
Wikipedia definition
  • Red fox

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