なぞかけnazokake

noun:

  • telling a riddle

watashiha彼女kanojoni謎かけnazokakewoしてshiteみたmita I tried to ask her a riddle.

Kanji definition:

メイMEIベイBEIなぞnazo

riddle; puzzle; enigma; hint; tip

Strokes:
16 or 17
Radical:
言訁 speech
SKIP:
1-7-9
UTF:
8b0e
JIS208:
38-70
Hangul:
미 [mi]
Pinyin:
mí / mèi
Stroke order:
Alternative stroke order:
Example words:
なぞnazo
riddle; puzzle; enigma; mystery; / enigmatic; mysterious
謎解きなぞときnazotoki
solution of a riddle
謎を掛けるなぞをかけるnazowokakeru
to pose a riddle; / to hint (at); to drop a hint
謎めくなぞめくnazomeku
to be enigmatic or puzzling; to be wrapped in mystery
謎を解くなぞをとくnazowotoku
to solve a mystery

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