Last modified on 4 April 2014, at 20:34

恐ろしい

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
おそ
Grade: S
kun'yomi

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. terrible; horrible; dreadful; fierce; formidable
     (おそ)ろしい交通事故 (こうつうじこ)
    osoroshī kōtsūjiko
    a terrible traffic accident
  2. tremendous
  3. awesome

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.