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How to say Knight In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
騎士きし
Pronunciation: kishi
How to Say It Outloud: kee-shee
Usage: Used to refer to a knight or a person in a chivalrous order
Example Sentence Japanese:彼は勇敢な騎士です。
Example Sentence English:He is a brave knight.
HiraganaKatakana
ナイトナイト
Pronunciation: naito
How to Say It Outloud: nigh-toh
Usage: Used to refer to a knight in the context of Western culture, such as chess
Example Sentence Japanese:チェスのナイトはL字型に動きます。
Example Sentence English:The knight in chess moves in an L shape.

Dictionary

騎士きしCommon word
Noun
  • (medieval) knight
Noun
  • samurai on horseback
Wikipedia definition
  • Knight
桂馬けいま
Noun
  • knight
Noun
  • keima; knight's move; stone placed at a knight's jump from another stone of the same color
ナイトナイトCommon word
Noun
  • knight
馬うまCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • horse
Noun
  • horse racing
Noun
  • promoted bishop
Noun
  • knight (court card in mekuri karuta and unsun karuta)
Wikipedia definition
  • Horse
けい
Noun
  • knight
騎馬武者きばむしゃ
Noun
  • mounted warrior; cavalier; knight
魔導騎士まどうきし
Noun
  • knight wizard; mage knight
桂成りけいなり
Noun
  • knight promotion
白馬の王子はくばのおうじ
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Noun
  • knight on a white horse; Prince Charming
白馬の騎士はくばのきし
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
  • white knight; knight in shining armor
黄占地きしめじ
Noun
  • man on horseback (species of mushroom, Tricholoma equestre); yellow knight
Wikipedia definition
  • Tricholoma equestre
武者修業むしゃしゅぎょう
Noun
  • samurai drill; knight errantry
武侠小説ぶきょうしょうせつ
Noun
  • swashbuckling stories; martial arts fiction; chivalric knight novels; wuxia xiaoshuo
Wikipedia definition
  • Wuxia
正義の味方せいぎのみかた
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Noun
  • champion of justice; knight in shining armor; crime avenger; hero; super hero
ミンネミンネ
Noun
  • love of a knight for a courtly lady (upon which he is unable to act)
Wikipedia definition
  • Courtly love
待ち駒まちごま
Noun
  • anticipating the escape of the king and blocking him in advance with a knight
成桂なりけい
Noun
  • promoted knight
竜騎士りゅうきし
Noun
  • dragoon (in the Final Fantasy media franchise); lancer; dragon knight
男伊達おとこだて
Noun
  • chivalrous spirit; heroic defence of the weak; chivalrous man; champion of justice; knight in shining armor
Noun
  • ruffian who acts under the pretence of chivalry
ナイト爵位ナイトしゃくい
Noun
  • knighthood

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