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noun, noun, used as a prefix

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English Meaning(s) for 犬

  1. dog (Canis (lupus) familiaris)
  2. squealer; rat; snitch; informer; informant; spy
  3. loser; asshole
noun, used as a prefix
  1. counterfeit; inferior; useless; wasteful

Definition and Synonyms for 犬

Canis Familiaris a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times
Synonyms: いぬ, ドッグ, 洋犬, 飼い犬
Spy a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors
Synonyms: いぬ, いる, いる, スパイ, 回し者, 密偵, 工作員, 探り, 探る, 諜報員, 諜者, 間者, 間諜, 隠密
Canis Familiaris occurs in many breeds
Synonyms: いぬ, ドッグ, 洋犬, 飼い犬

Meanings for each kanji in 犬

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Categories 犬 is a member of

Domestic Animal any of various animals that have been tamed and made fit for a human environment
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Canid any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles
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Secret Agent a person secretly employed in espionage for a government
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Sample Sentences for 犬

Would you please look after my dog tomorrow?
If you're not prepared to take the trouble to learn how to train a dog, don't get one.
I saw a dog.
When the thief heard the dog bark, he took to his heels.
I do not want to clean up dog poop.

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