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[さる()]
saru
noun

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[まし()]
mashi
[ましら()]
mashira

English Meaning(s) for 猿

noun
  1. monkey (esp. the Japanese macaque, Macaca fuscata)
  2. sly person
  3. sliding wooden bolt (for holding a door or window shut)
  4. clasp used to control the height of a pot-hook
  5. bathhouse prostitute

Definition and Synonyms for 猿

Ape any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all
Synonyms:
Monkey any of various long-tailed primates (excluding the prosimians)
Synonyms: モンキー, 山猿,
Bolt the part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a key
Synonyms: 懸け橋, , ,
Emulator someone who copies the words or behavior of another
Synonyms: 亜流, 模倣者,

Meanings for each kanji in 猿

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Categories 猿 is a member of

Individual a human being
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Bar a rigid piece of metal or wood
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Primate any placental mammal of the order Primates
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 猿

Sample Sentences for 猿

Three boys climbed the trees like a bunch of monkeys.
That's a picture of a monkey associated with the Year of the Monkey.
This monkey plays a part in a monkey show in Ryogoku.
I'm not talking to you. I'm talking to the monkey.
Long long ago in India, a monkey, a fox, and a rabbit lived happily together.

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