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The Japanese word for detective is
探偵

たんてい - tantei
探-to find (tan), 偵-investigation, spy, detective (tei)



detective

Japanese Definition


detective
     1. 名詞. 探偵。刑事。



Translations for detective and their definitions

探偵
     1. n. a detective (person employed to find information)
     2. n. a spy
     3. v. to covertly investigate


刑事
     1. n. (law enforcement) a detective
           宇宙刑事ギャバン - Space Sheriff Gavan
     2. n. (usually attributive) criminal matters


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