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How to say Mystery In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
謎なぞ
Pronunciation: nazo
How to Say It Outloud: nah-zoh
Usage: Used to refer to a mystery or an enigma.
Example Sentence Japanese:この事件は謎だらけです。
Example Sentence English:This case is full of mysteries.
KanjiHiragana
神秘しんぴ
Pronunciation: shinpi
How to Say It Outloud: shin-pee
Usage: Used to refer to a mysterious or mystical phenomenon.
Example Sentence Japanese:この森には神秘があります。
Example Sentence English:There is a mystery in this forest.
KanjiKatakana
ミステリーミステリー
Pronunciation: misuterī
How to Say It Outloud: mee-steh-ree
Usage: Used to describe a genre of literature or film focused on mysteries.
Example Sentence Japanese:この本はミステリー小説です。
Example Sentence English:This book is a mystery novel.

Dictionary

神秘しんぴCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • mystery; mysteriousness; secret
Wikipedia definition
  • Sacred mysteries
不可解ふかかいCommon word
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
Noun
  • incomprehensible; mysterious; inexplicable; inscrutable; enigmatic; baffling
秘密ひみつCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • secret; secrecy; confidentiality; privacy
Noun
  • mystery
Noun
  • secret (e.g. to success)
Noun
  • esoteric teachings
Wikipedia definition
  • Secrecy
不思議ふしぎCommon wordjlpt-n3
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
Noun
  • wonderful; marvelous; strange; incredible; amazing; curious; miraculous; mysterious
Adverb taking the 'to' particle
  • strangely enough; oddly enough; for some reason; curiously
謎なぞCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • riddle; puzzle; enigma; mystery
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • enigmatic; mysterious
妙みょうCommon wordjlpt-n3
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
Noun
  • strange; weird; odd; curious
Noun
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
  • wonder; mystery; miracle; excellence
Noun
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
  • cleverness; adroitness; knack; skill
神髄しんずいCommon word
Noun
  • essence; quintessence; spirit; soul; heart; pith (and marrow)
ミステリミステリーCommon word
Noun
  • mystery
秘伝ひでん
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • secret (recipe, medicine, etc.); mysteries (e.g. of an art)
迷宮めいきゅう
Noun
  • labyrinth; maze
Noun
  • mystery
Noun
  • dungeon
Wikipedia definition
  • Labyrinth
不可思議ふかしぎ
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
Noun
  • mystery; something inexplicable; wonder; miracle
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
Noun
  • unfathomable (of a Buddha's abilities)
Numeric
  • 10^64 (or 10^80)
怪異かいい
Noun
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
  • mystery; curiosity; strangeness; monstrosity
Noun
  • ghost; monster; apparition; phantom; spectre; specter; goblin
怪事かいじ
Noun
  • mystery; strange event; mysterious affair
怪かい
Noun
  • mystery; wonder
推理小説すいりしょうせつCommon word
Noun
  • mystery novel; detective novel; whodunit
Wikipedia definition
  • Detective fiction
奥の手おくのて
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Noun
  • ace up one's sleeve; trump card; last resort
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Noun
  • secret skills; secret; mystery
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Noun
  • left hand
隠微いんび
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
Noun
  • obscurity; mystery; abstruseness
秘義ひぎ
Noun
  • esoterica; mystery; sanctum
秘ひ
Noun
  • secret; mystery
推理すいりCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
Suru verb
Transitive verb
  • reasoning; inference; deduction
Noun
  • mystery genre; detective genre

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