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Definition for: kitsune

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English

Etymology

Japanese 狐 (きつね, kitsune), "fox".

Pronunciation

IPA SAMPA
GenAm /kɪtˈsune/
/-ˈsun/, /-ˈsuni/
/kIt"sune/
/-"sun/, /-"suni/
  • Hyphenation: kit·su·ne

Noun

kitsune ( Japanese plural: kitsune ; Anglicized plural: kitsunes)

  1. literally, a fox, especially:
    —in a Japanese context
    —the Japanese red fox Vulpes vulpes japonica
  2. (mythology) a Japanese fox spirit, normally female, said to have powers such as shape-shifting, and whose power is symbolized by increase in number of tails

See also

Other Translations for "kitsune"

Braille 6 Dot
Braille 8 Dot
Sign Language Spelling
Morse Codekitsune
Hexeb 69 74 f3 f5 ee 65
Pig Latinitsunekay

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