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English Meaning(s) for くま

  1. corner; nook; recess
  2. shade; shadow; dark area
  3. dark circles (under the eyes); dark rings
  4. shading; gradation
  5. kumadori; style of kabuki makeup used for violent roles

Definition and Synonyms for くま

Nook an interior angle formed by two meeting walls
Synonyms: くま, そば, コーナー, , , , , , , , , 隅っこ
Piece an artistic or literary composition
Synonyms: くせ, くま, 一篇, 作品, ,
Melodic Line a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
Synonyms: くせ, くま, ノット, メロディー, 一曲, 一節, 主題, 旋律, , 曲節, 楽曲, 歌曲, , , , , , , 調べ, 調べる
Piece Of Music a musical work that has been created
Synonyms: くせ, くま, オプス, コンポジション, , 楽曲,
Song a short musical composition with words
Synonyms: くせ, くま, ソング, 唱歌, , 楽曲, , 歌唱, 歌曲, 歌謡, 歌謡曲,
Corner a place off to the side of an area
Synonyms: くま, そば, コーナー, 一隅, , , , , 端っこ, , , , , 隅っこ
Recession a small concavity
Synonyms: くま, ニッチ, いっかく, ひとかど, コーナー, 一隅, 壁龕, 片隅, , , , , 隅っこ

Categories くま is a member of

Area a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function
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Creation an artifact that has been brought into existence by someone
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Music an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
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Piece Of Music a musical work that has been created
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Country a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)
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Incurvature a shape that curves or bends inward
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Stroke Order Diagrams for くま

Sample Sentences for くま

You've got dark circles under your eyes.
We all searched high and low for the missing documents, but they were never found.
We searched for the two boys everywhere, but neither could be found.
They caught a bear alive.
The investigator left no stone unturned in his search for evidence. When he left the place, it was in an utter mess.

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