Definition of 曳

  • pull
  • tug
  • jerk
  • admit
  • install
  • quote
  • refer to

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • エイ

Popular Words With This Kanji

引く, 曳く, 牽く, ひく

to pull, to draw (attention, etc.), to attract (interest, etc.), to draw back, to draw (a card), to draw (plan, line, etc.), to catch (cold), to play (string instr.), to look up (e.g. dictionary), to consult, to haul, to pull (vehicles), to subtract, to ebb, to fade, to descend (from), to inherit (a characteristic), to quote, to raise (as evidence), to lay (a cable), to draw (a cable)

綱引き, 綱曳き, つなひき

tug of war (orig. a form of divination to predict whether the year will be favourable or unfavourable), forward puller (of a rickshaw)

底引き網, 底曳き網, 底引網, 底曳網, そこびきあみ

trawl (net)

底引き網, 底曳き網, 底引網, 底曳網, そこびきあみ

trawl (net)

棚引く, たな引く, 棚曳く, たなびく

to linger, to hover above, to trail, to hang over, to lie over

地引き網, 地曳き網, 地引網, 地曳網, じびきあみ

beach seine, long-haul seine, dragnet

地引き網, 地曳き網, 地引網, 地曳網, じびきあみ

beach seine, long-haul seine, dragnet

曳船, 曳き船, 引船, 引き船, 引舟, えいせん, ひきふね, ひきぶね

tugboat, towing, towage

曳船, 曳き船, 引船, 引き船, 引舟, えいせん, ひきふね, ひきぶね

tugboat, towing, towage

逢引, 逢引き, 逢い引き, 媾曳, 媾曳き, あいびき

(lover's) date, assignation, rendezvous


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