Definition of 尊

  • revered
  • valuable
  • precious
  • noble
  • exalted

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ソン
  • たっと
  • とうと
  • たっと
  • とうと

Popular Words With This Kanji

尊, 貴, とうと

value, preciousness, nobility

尊重, そんちょう

respect, esteem, regard

尊厳, そんげん

dignity, majesty, sanctity

尊敬, そんけい

respect, esteem, reverence, honour, honor

尊, そん

zun (ancient Chinese wine vessel, usu. made of bronze), honorific prefix referring to the listener, counter for buddhas

尊い, 貴い, とうとい, たっとい

precious, valuable, priceless, noble, exalted, sacred

本尊, ほんぞん

principal object of worship at a temple (usu. a buddha or bodhisattva), principal image, idol, the man himself, the person at the heart of the matter

自尊, じそん

self-respect, esteem

貴ぶ, 尊ぶ, とうとぶ, たっとぶ

to value, to prize, to esteem, to respect

男尊女卑, だんそんじょひ

male domination of women, male chauvinism, subjection of women


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