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[いぬ()]
inu
noun

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[いぬ()]
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English Meaning(s) for 犬

noun
  1. dog (Canis (lupus) familiaris)
  2. snoop (i.e. a detective, a spy, etc.)
  3. 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: 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: スパイ, 回し者, 密偵, 工作員, 探り, 探る, , 諜報員, 間者, 間諜, 隠密
Canis Familiaris occurs in many breeds
Synonyms: 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

Some people like cats, and others prefer dogs.
His dog follows him wherever he goes.
Every dog is a lion at home.
What are the basic rules for keeping a dog?
The dog chewed up my boot.

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