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Meaning of 怖

dreadful, fearful




kowa(i), o(jiru)

Learn Japanese kanji: 【 フ / こわ(い)、お(じる) 】.

Meaning: dreadful, fearful.

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Example #1

watashi wa hebi ga kowai desu.
I am scared of snakes.
Example #2

kare wa kowai kao o shite iru.
He looks scared.
Example #3

saikin wa yoku kowai yume o mita.
Recently, I often had scary dreams.
Example #4

watashi wa kousho no kyoufushou ga arimasu.
I have a fear of heights.
Example #5

kanojo wa kurai tokoro o totemo kowagaru.
She is very afraid of dark places.

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