怖 (dreadful) kanji
Dreadful
This kanji has 8 strokes. It is being learnt at grade 8.
This kanji belongs to jōyō (regular-use) kanji.
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Meaning:dreadful, be frightened, fearful
On reading:フ、ホ
fu, ho
Kun reading:こわ-い、こわ-がる、お-じる、おそ-れる
kowa-i, kowa-garu, o-jiru, oso-reru

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恐怖
きょうふ
fear, horror, terror, fright, dread
怖い目にあう
こわいめにあう
get a scary experience
怖がる事はない
こわがることはない
You have nothing to fear.
怖じ気づく
おじけづく
get frightened, lose courage
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