Definition of 衛

  • defense
  • protection

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • エイ

Popular Words With This Kanji

自衛隊, じえいたい

self-defence force, self-defense force, Japan Self-Defence Force, JSDF

防衛, ぼうえい

defense, defence, protection, self-defense, self-defence

行方, 行く方, 行衛, ゆくえ

(one's) whereabouts, course, direction

衛星, えいせい

satellite

防衛庁, ぼうえいちょう

Japan Defense Agency (Defence) (became Japanese Ministry of Defense in Jan. 2007)

衛生, えいせい

health, hygiene, sanitation, medical

自衛, じえい

self-defense, self-defence

自衛官, じえいかん

(Japanese) Self Defense Force member (Defence)

陸上自衛隊, りくじょうじえいたい

Ground Self-Defense Forces (Defence)

通信衛星, つうしんえいせい

communication satellite, Broadcast Satellite, BS


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