Definition of 辛

  • spicy
  • bitter
  • hot
  • acrid

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • シン
  • から
  • つら
  • -づら
  • かのと

Popular Words With This Kanji

辛い, つらい

painful, bitter, heart-breaking

辛い, づらい

difficult to (do something)

辛い, 鹹い, からい

spicy, hot, salty, tough (on someone), adverse, harsh

辛口, からくち

dry taste (e.g. sake, wine), salty (taste), harsh, scathing

辛うじて, かろうじて

barely, narrowly, just manage to do something

辛抱, 辛棒, しんぼう

patience, endurance

辛抱, 辛棒, しんぼう

patience, endurance

辛勝, しんしょう

narrow victory

唐辛子, 唐芥子, 蕃椒, とうがらし, トウガラシ, とんがらし, ばんしょう

capsicum (Capsicum annuum, esp. the cultivated chili peppers), chili pepper (chile, chilli), cayenne, red pepper, Guinea pepper

香辛料, こうしんりょう

spices


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