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How to say Shadow In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
影かげ
Pronunciation: kage
How to Say It Outloud: ka-ge
Usage: Used to refer to a shadow or silhouette.
Example Sentence Japanese:木の影が地面に映っている。
Example Sentence English:The shadow of the tree is cast on the ground.
KanjiHiragana
陰かげ
Pronunciation: kage
How to Say It Outloud: ka-ge
Usage: Used to refer to shade or a place out of the sun.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼は木の陰で休んでいる。
Example Sentence English:He is resting in the shade of the tree.

Dictionary

影かげCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • shadow; silhouette; figure; shape
Noun
  • reflection; image
Noun
  • ominous sign
Noun
  • light (stars, moon)
Noun
  • trace; shadow (of one's former self)
Noun
  • behind; background; other side
Wikipedia definition
  • Shadow
かげCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • shade; shadow
Noun
  • behind (something); other side; back
Noun
  • the background; behind the scenes; behind someone's back
Noun
  • gloom (in someone's expression, nature, etc.); darkness
日陰ひかげCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • shade; shadow
Noun
  • sunshine; sunlight
陰影いんえい
Noun
  • shadow; shade; shading; gloom
Noun
  • nuance; shades of meaning; subtleties
曇りくもりCommon wordjlpt-n3jlpt-n5
Noun
  • cloudiness; cloudy weather
Noun
  • fog (on a mirror, glasses, etc.); cloud (e.g. in marble); blur; mist; shadow; dimness
Noun
  • gloom; dejection
Wikipedia definition
  • Overcast
尾行びこう
Noun
Suru verb
Transitive verb
  • shadow; tail; following
髭ひげCommon wordjlpt-n4jlpt-n2
Noun
  • moustache; mustache; beard; whiskers; sideburns
Noun
  • whiskers (on a cat, etc.); feelers (on an insect, etc.); (chin) tuft
Noun
  • shadow (on a candlestick chart)
Wikipedia definition
  • Beard
陰りかげりCommon word
Noun
  • shadow (e.g. on someone's happiness); cloud; shade; gloom
暗影あんえい
Noun
  • shadow; gloom
シャドーシャドーCommon word
Noun
  • shadow
付きまとうつきまとう
Godan verb with 'u' ending
Intransitive verb
  • to follow around; to shadow; to tag along
Godan verb with 'u' ending
Intransitive verb
  • to haunt one (e.g. feeling, failure); to follow one
影を投げるかげをなげる
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Ichidan verb
  • to project a shadow; to cast a shadow
お陰様でおかげさまでCommon wordjlpt-n2jlpt-n1
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
  • thankfully; fortunately; luckily; by God's grace; under the gods' shadow
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
  • thanks to your (his, their, everyone's, etc.) kindness; thanks to your assistance; thanks to your support; thanks to your efforts
影法師かげぼうし
Noun
  • shadow figure; silhouette
影の内閣かげのないかくCommon word
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Noun
  • shadow cabinet
Wikipedia definition
  • Shadow Cabinet
尾けるつける
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to follow (someone); to shadow; to tail; to stalk
影絵かげえ
Noun
  • shadow picture; silhouette; shadowgraph
Wikipedia definition
  • Shadow play
付けるつけるCommon wordjlpt-n3jlpt-n2jlpt-n5
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to attach; to join; to connect; to add; to append; to affix; to stick; to glue; to fasten; to sew on; to apply (ointment); to put against
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to furnish (a house with)
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to wear; to put on
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to keep a diary; to make an entry
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to appraise; to set (a price)
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to allot; to budget; to assign
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to bring alongside
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to place (under guard or doctor)
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to follow (someone); to shadow; to tail; to stalk
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to load; to give (courage to)
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to keep (an eye on)
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to establish (relations or understanding)
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to turn on (a light)
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to produce flowers (of a plant); to produce fruit
Suffix
Ichidan verb
  • to do intensely; to do fiercely; to do strongly
Suffix
Ichidan verb
  • to be used to (doing); to be accustomed to
隈くま
Noun
  • corner; nook; recess
Noun
  • shade; shadow; dark area
Noun
  • dark circles (under the eyes); dark rings
Noun
  • bend (in a road, river, etc.)
Noun
  • shading; gradation
Noun
  • kumadori; style of kabuki makeup used for violent roles
付け回すつけまわす
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to follow; to shadow; to hanker after; to hover around

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