JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
kun’yomi
For pronunciation and definitions of 彼の – see the following entry.
あの
[adnominal] (deictically) that ... over there (far from the speaker and the addressee)
[adnominal] (anaphorically) that ... we both know (both the speaker and the addressee know)
[interjection] similar to English er or umm, said when hesitating in speech
[interjection] similar to English uh, space filler or pause during conversation
(This term, 彼の, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
kun’yomi
For pronunciation and definitions of 彼の – see the following entry.
かの
[adnominal] that [one] (distant from both speaker and listener)
[pronoun] (obsolete) you-know-who, you-know-what
Alternative spellings
彼の,
(This term, 彼の, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term
かれ
Grade: S
kun’yomi

Phrase consisting of (kare, he) + (no, genitive particle).

PronunciationEdit

AdnominalEdit

(かれ) (kare no

  1. (literally) his, of him
    See (かれ) (kare), (no) for more detail.
Usage notesEdit

As an adnominal, 彼の must be followed by a noun or noun phrase.