Urban Dictionary: Oni

japanese word for demon or devil. O-nee 1. A game created by Bungie west studios. It featured a revolutionary blend of hand to hand combat and shooting. 2. Any game that is awesome, but gains bad reviews, and/or is abandoned for the sake of a Microsoft() related project.…

Oni - Name Meaning, What does Oni mean?

What does Oni mean? O ni as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Oni is "He (God) has favored me". Oni is an alternate form of Anne (Hebrew): the English variant of Hannah. ENDS WITH-ni. Variations. VARIANTS Onie , Anyu, Anya, Anny, Annie , Anni, Anna , Ania, Ana…

Oni Japanese mythology Britannica

Oni, in Japanese folklore, a type of demonic creature often of giant size, great strength, and fearful appearance. They are generally considered to be foreign in origin, perhaps introduced into Japan from China along with Buddhism. Cruel and malicious, they can, nevertheless, be converted to…

oni - Wiktionary

Sep 29, 2019 · A Japanese evil spirit or demon. 1908, Henri L. Joly, Legend in Japanese Art: A Description of Historical Episodes, Legendary Characters, Folk-lore, Myths, Religious Symbolism, Illustrated in the Arts of Old Japan, page 263-264 ONI 鬼. Generic name for devils, the representation of which in art is quite a common feature. Onis have claws, a square head ...accusative: ich/nich…

oni 鬼 - Japanese with Anime

Mar 03, 2018 · In Japanese, or, rather, in Japan's culture, an oni 鬼 is a kind of "supernatural being," youkai 妖怪 often translated to English as "ogre" or "troll," although those are technically different things. Generally speaking, an oni in anime is a big, strong, scary, evil, rugged, powerful humanoid monster, who has one or two horns on its head, fangs, and the like, but designs may vary.…