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[しか(鹿)]
shika
noun

Alternate Written Forms:

[かせぎ(鹿)]
kasegi
[(鹿)]
ka
[ろく(鹿)]
roku

English Meaning(s) for 鹿

noun
  1. deer (esp. the sika deer, Cervus nippon)

Definition and Synonyms for 鹿

Cervid distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
Synonyms: 牡鹿, , 鹿, 鹿
Stag adult male deer
Synonyms: 牡鹿, , 鹿, 鹿
Stag a male deer, especially an adult male red deer
Synonyms: 牡鹿, , 鹿, 鹿
Venison meat from a deer used as food
Synonyms: , 鹿, 鹿, 鹿肉

Meanings for each kanji in 鹿

鹿 deer Kanji Details »

Categories 鹿 is a member of

Ruminant any of various cud-chewing hoofed mammals having a stomach divided into four (occasionally three) compartments
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Elk common deer of temperate Europe and Asia
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Game the flesh of wild animals that is used for food
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Buck mature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope)
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 鹿

Sample Sentences for 鹿

We went hunting in the forest and caught two deer yesterday.
The deer fell a prey to the lion.
Deer were once the main game.
The hunter shot at a deer.
A deer ran for its life.

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