Definition of 縮

  • shrink
  • contract
  • shrivel
  • wrinkle
  • reduce

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • シュク
  • ちぢ
  • ちぢまる
  • ちぢめる
  • ちぢれる
  • ちぢらす

Popular Words With This Kanji

縮小, しゅくしょう

reduction, curtailment

軍縮, ぐんしゅく

disarmament, limitation of arms

短縮, たんしゅく

shortening, abbreviation, reduction

圧縮, あっ縮, あっしゅく

compression, condensation, constriction, compaction

圧縮, あっ縮, あっしゅく

compression, condensation, constriction, compaction

濃縮, のうしゅく

concentration (of a solution)

縮める, ちぢめる

to shorten, to reduce, to boil down, to shrink

縮まる, ちぢまる

to shorten, to narrow, to close

緊縮, きんしゅく

shrinkage, contraction, economy, retrenchment

萎縮, 委縮, いしゅく

withering, atrophy, contraction, dwarf


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