Definition of 嘗

  • once
  • before
  • formerly
  • ever
  • never
  • ex-
  • lick
  • lap up
  • burn up
  • taste
  • undergo
  • underrate
  • despise

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ショウ
  • ジョウ
  • かつ
  • こころみる
  • める

Popular Words With This Kanji

嘗て, 曾て, 都て, かつて, かって

once, before, formerly, ever, former, ex-, never yet (with negative verb), never before, first time, still not happened

舐める, 嘗める, 甞める, なめる

to lick, to taste, to experience (esp. a hardship), to make fun of, to make light of, to put down, to treat with contempt

大嘗祭, だいじょうさい, おおにえのまつり, おおなめまつり

first ceremonial offering of rice by newly-enthroned Emperor

新嘗祭, にいなめさい, しんじょうさい

ceremonial offering by the Emperor of newly-harvested rice to the deities

臥薪嘗胆, がしんしょうたん

going through thick and thin to attain one's objective, enduring unspeakable hardships for the sake of vengeance

神嘗祭, 神嘗の祭, かんなめさい, かんにえのまつり, しんじょうさい

offering of the year's new rice harvest (imperial festival, October 17)

神嘗祭, 神嘗の祭, かんなめさい, かんにえのまつり, しんじょうさい

offering of the year's new rice harvest (imperial festival, October 17)

嘗め, 嘗, なめ

lick, tasting medicine to see if it contains poison, medicine-taster

嘗め, 嘗, なめ

lick, tasting medicine to see if it contains poison, medicine-taster

総嘗め, そうなめ

annihilation, sweeping victory


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