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Readings

inu

inu
English
Noun (futsuumeishi)
dog (Canis (lupus) familiaris)

Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: みっこくしゃ
Derogatory
Usually written using kana alone
squealer, rat, snitch, informer, informant, spy

Noun (futsuumeishi)
Derogatory
loser, asshole

Noun, used as a prefix
counterfeit, inferior, useless, wasteful

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Kanjis
ON: ケン KUN: いぬ, いぬ-
dog

Stroke: 4 Grade: 1 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 4-4-4 FC: 4303.3


ON: ク, コウ KUN: いぬ
puppy, dog

Stroke: 8 SKIP: 1-3-5 FC: 4722.2


Phrases
彼女は吠える犬を怖がる。
Parts: 彼女 (かのじょ) 吠える (ほえる) (いぬ) 怖がる (こわがる)
She is afraid of barking dogs.

気をつけて。警察の犬がかぎ回ってる。
Parts: 気を付けて (きをつけて) 警察 (けいさつ) (いぬ) 嗅ぎ回る (かぎまわる)
Watch out! A police spy is snooping around.