Meaning of かっぱ in Japanese

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Definition of かっぱ

  1. (n) kappa (mythical water-dwelling creatures)

    At school I had enjoyed reading Japanese literature in English translation, in particular Soseki's I am a Cat and Kokoro, and Akutagawa's The Nose and Kappa.

  2. excellent swimmer
  3. cucumber →Related words: 胡瓜
  4. rolled sushi containing a stick of cucumber →Related words: 河童巻き
  1. (n, vs) arguing someone down; scolding; rebuking; correcting
  2. proclaiming (the truth); expounding
カッパ(kappa) · かっぱ(kappa) 合羽

合羽 Kanji Details

  1. (n) raincoat; kappa; pluvial →Related words: レインコート

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