Definition of 窺

  • lie in wait
  • spy on
  • reconnoiter

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • うかが
  • のぞく

Popular Words With This Kanji

窺う, 覗う, うかがう

to peep (through), to peek, to examine (esp. covertly), to await (one's chance), to guess, to infer, to gather, to surmise

窺知, きち

perception, understanding

覗く, 覘く, 窺く, 臨く, のぞく

to peek (though a keyhole, gap, etc.), to look down into (a ravine, etc.), to peek into (a shop, bookstore, etc.), to sneak a look at, to take a quick look at, to peep (through a telescope, microscope, etc.), to stick out (a scarf from a collar, etc.), to peek through (sky through a forest canopy, etc.), to face

窺い知る, 伺い知る, 窺いしる, うかがいしる

to perceive, to understand

窺い知る, 伺い知る, 窺いしる, うかがいしる

to perceive, to understand

窺い探る, 伺い探る, うかがいさぐる

to spy out

隙を窺う, すきをうかがう

to watch for an unguarded moment


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