Definition of 盾

  • shield
  • escutcheon
  • pretext

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ジュン
  • たて

Popular Words With This Kanji

矛盾, むじゅん

contradiction, inconsistency

盾, 楯, たて

shield, buckler, escutcheon, pretext

後ろ盾, 後ろ楯, うしろだて

backing, support, backer, supporter, patron, sponsor, shield that protects one's back

楯突く, 盾突く, 楯つく, たてつく

to oppose, to resist, to defy

形容矛盾, けいようむじゅん

contradictio in adjecto (contradiction between an adjective and the noun it modifies, i.e. "wooden iron", "hot ice", etc.)

盾座, たてざ

(constellation) Scutum, the Shield

人間の盾, にんげんのたて

human shield

自己矛盾, じこむじゅん

self-contradiction, paradox, antinomy

矛盾データ, むじゅんデータ

inconsistent data

矛盾語法, むじゅんごほう

oxymoron


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