Definition of 襲

  • attack
  • advance on
  • succeed to
  • pile
  • heap

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • シュウ
  • おそ
  • かさ

Popular Words With This Kanji

襲う, おそう

to attack, to assail, to make an assault, to strike, to hunt down, to succeed (someone in a post, role, etc.), to make a sudden visit

襲撃, しゅうげき

attack, charge, raid

継ぐ, 続ぐ, 嗣ぐ, 襲ぐ, つぐ

to succeed (someone in a business or inheritance)

空襲, くうしゅう

air-raid

蹈襲, 踏襲, とうしゅう

following (e.g. suit, in someone's footsteps, etc.), emulation

蹈襲, 踏襲, とうしゅう

following (e.g. suit, in someone's footsteps, etc.), emulation

襲名, しゅうめい

succession to another's professional name

逆襲, ぎゃくしゅう

counterattack

世襲, せしゅう

heredity, heritage

襲いかかる, 襲い掛かる, 襲い掛る, おそいかかる

to rush on, to attack, to swoop down on


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