Definition of 震

  • quake
  • shake
  • tremble
  • quiver
  • shiver

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • シン
  • ふる
  • ふるえる

Popular Words With This Kanji

地震, じしん, ない, なえ

earthquake

震源, しんげん

hypocentre (of an earthquake), hypocenter

震度, しんど

Japanese earthquake scale (level 1: weak to level 7: devastation)

震う, ふるう

to shake, to tremble, to vibrate

震える, 顫える, ふるえる

to shiver, to shake, to quake, to tremble, to quaver, to quiver

大震災, だいしんさい

great earthquake (disaster), Great Kanto earthquake of 1923

微震, びしん

slight earthquake

振れる, 震れる, 偏れる, ふれる

to swing, to shake, to wave, to veer, to deflect, to lean towards

余震, よしん

aftershock

震動, しんどう

shock, tremor, impact


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