Definition of 柔

  • tender
  • weakness
  • gentleness
  • softness


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ジュウ
  • ニュウ
  • やわらか
  • やわらかい
  • やわ
  • やわ

Popular Words With This Kanji

柔軟, じゅうなん

flexible, lithe, soft, pliable

柔道, じゅうどう


柔らかい, 軟らかい, 柔かい, やわらかい

soft, tender, limp

柔らかい, 軟らかい, 柔かい, やわらかい

soft, tender, limp

軟らか, 柔らか, やわらか

soft, tender, limp, subdued (colour or light) (color), gentle, meek

柔, 和, やわ

poorly-built, weak, insubstantial

柔和, にゅうわ

gentleness, mildness, meekness

優柔不断, ゆうじゅうふだん

shilly-shally, indecisiveness

柔順, 従順, じゅうじゅん

obedient, gentle, meek, submissive, docile

懐柔, かいじゅう

winning over, placation, gentle persuasion

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