Definition of 伺

  • pay respects
  • visit
  • ask
  • inquire
  • question
  • implore


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • うかが

Popular Words With This Kanji

伺う, うかがう

to ask, to inquire, to hear, to be told, to implore (a god for an oracle), to seek direction (from your superior), to visit, to speak to (a large crowd at a theatre, etc.)

伺い, うかがい

inquiry, enquiry, question, call, consulting the oracle, visit

進退伺い, 進退伺, しんたいうかがい

informal resignation, unofficial resignation

進退伺い, 進退伺, しんたいうかがい

informal resignation, unofficial resignation

伺い済み, うかがいずみ

instructions received

奉伺, ほうし

inquiring about (one's health)

機会を伺う, 機会をうかがう, 機会を覗う, きかいをうかがう

to wait for one's chance, to wait for an opportunity

伺い事, うかがいごと

inquiry, enquiry

窺い探る, 伺い探る, うかがいさぐる

to spy out

伺いを立てる, うかがいをたてる

to ask for someone's opinion, to inquire of, to invoke an oracle

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