Last modified on 5 January 2014, at 03:39

恐しい

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
おそ(ろ)
Grade: S
kun'yomi

AdjectiveEdit

恐しい (-i inflection, hiragana おそろしい, romaji osoroshii)

  1. Alternative spelling of 恐ろしい.
    • 1905, Natsume Sōseki, 吾輩は猫である:
      しかしその当時 (とうじ) (なん)という (かんがえ)もなかったから別段恐 (べつだんおそろ)しいとも (おも)わなかった。
      shikashi sono tōji wa nan to iu kangae mo nakatta kara betsudan osoroshii to mo omowanakatta.
      Yet at the time I didn't think about it enough to become at all frightened by it.