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[にお()·]
nioi
noun

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[にお()·]
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English Meaning(s) for 匂い

noun
  1. odour; odor; scent; smell; stench
  2. aura; whiff; smacks of ...; sense; flavour; flavor

Definition and Synonyms for 匂い

Smell the act of perceiving the odor of something
Synonyms: 匂い, 匂う
Funky offensively malodorous
Synonyms: 匂い, 匂う, 臭い
Scent any property detected by the olfactory system
Synonyms: アロマ, 匂い, 匂う, 異臭, 異香, 臭い, 臭み, 臭味, 芳香, 薫香, , , 香り, 香る, 香気, 馨香
Bouquet a pleasingly sweet olfactory property
Synonyms: 匂い, 匂う, 幽香, 臭い, 芳香, 薫香, 香り, 香る, 香気
Odor the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form
Synonyms: 匂い, 匂う, 臭い, , , 香り, 香る
Malodor a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant
Synonyms: 匂い, 匂う, 悪臭, 異臭, 臭い, 臭気
Flavour the six kinds of quarks
Synonyms: 匂い, 匂う, 口当たり, , , 味覚, 風情
Feel the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
Synonyms: フィーリング, 匂い, 匂う, 感じ, 感じる, 様子, 気分, 雰囲気

Meanings for each kanji in 匂い

fragrant; stink; glow; insinuate; (kokuji) Kanji Details »

Categories 匂い is a member of

Sensing becoming aware of something via the senses
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Property a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
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Scent any property detected by the olfactory system
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Sense Datum an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
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Odor the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form
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Form a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
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Ambiance a particular environment or surrounding influence
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 匂い

Sample Sentences for 匂い

The hunting dogs followed the scent of the fox.
The butter smells good.
This smells like cheese.
We sniffed at the food suspiciously.
Don't you smell something burning in the next room?

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