Sign In


Entry Details for ころ

Single Word Search|Multi-Word Search?

Search by Japanese Word


Search by English Meaning

noun, adverb, noun, used as a suffix

Alternate Written Forms:


English Meaning(s) for ころ

noun, adverb, noun, used as a suffix
  1. (approximate) time; around; about; toward (ごろ when used as a suffix)
  2. suitable time (or condition)
  3. time of year; season

Definition and Synonyms for ころ

Occasion an opportunity to do something
Synonyms: ころ, ついで, ノット, きっかけ, 場合, , , , , , 時機, 時点, 時節, 機会, , , , , , , 頃おい
Time a suitable moment
Synonyms: ころ, とき, とき, とく, , 折る, , , , 時分, 時期, 時機, 時節, 潮時, , 頃おい
Contest a struggle between rivals
Synonyms: ころ, くらべ, たぐい, コンテスト, 勝負, 戦い, 戦う, , 比べる, , 競り, 競争, 腕比べ, 試合, 頃おい
Race any competition
Synonyms: ころ, くらべ, たぐい, レース, レース, レース, , 比べる, , 競り, 競争, 競り合い, 競り合う, 頃おい
Sort a person of a particular character or nature
Synonyms: ころ, たぐい, タイプ, 手合い, , 部類, 頃おい,
Ratio the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
Synonyms: ころ, たぐい, , 比率, 頃おい

Categories ころ is a member of

Chance a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances
Show all words in category »
Minute a particular point in time
Show all words in category »
Individual a human being
Show all words in category »
Competition the act of competing as for profit or a prize
Show all words in category »
Competition an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants
Show all words in category »
Magnitude Relation a relation between magnitudes
Show all words in category »

Stroke Order Diagrams for ころ

Sample Sentences for ころ

We have known each other since childhood.
I used to play tennis as a young student.
I come home from work about seven every day.
What you spend time doing in your childhood affects the rest of your life.
I'm proud of having run fast as a boy.

Comments for ころ

If you have any questions about this entry, or would like to write a sample sentence using the vocabulary, please do so below. Your comment will appear in the forum for other users of the site to view and discuss.

Only registered users may post comments. You can register your free 楽しい Japanese account here.

This site uses the EDICT and KANJIDIC dictionary files. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and are used in conformance with the Group's licence.