Definition of 招

  • beckon
  • invite
  • summon
  • engage

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ショウ
  • まね

Popular Words With This Kanji

招く, まねく

to invite, to ask, to beckon, to wave someone in, to gesture to, to call in, to send for, to summon, to bring on oneself, to cause, to incur, to lead to, to result in

招待, 請待, しょうたい, しょうだい

invitation

招集, しょうしゅう

calling or convening (a meeting, assembly, congress)

招致, しょうち

invitation

招請, 召請, しょうせい

calling together, invitation

招き, まねき

invitation

手招き, 手まねき, てまねき

beckoning

招聘, 招へい, しょうへい

invitation, call, to invite

招聘, 招へい, しょうへい

invitation, call, to invite

招き猫, まねきねこ

beckoning cat, figure of a cat with one paw raised (usu. white porcelain)


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