Definition of 猿

  • monkey

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • エン
  • さる

Popular Words With This Kanji

猿, さる, まし, ましら

monkey (esp. the Japanese macaque, Macaca fuscata), sly person, sliding wooden bolt (for holding a door or window shut), clasp used to control the height of a pot-hook, bathhouse prostitute

猿人, えんじん

ape man

猿楽, 申楽, 散楽, さるがく, さるごう

sarugaku (form of theatre popular in Japan during the 11th to 14th centuries), noh, fooling around

百日紅, 猿滑, 猿滑り, さるすべり, ひゃくじつこう, しび, サルスベリ

crape myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica)

百日紅, 猿滑, 猿滑り, さるすべり, ひゃくじつこう, しび, サルスベリ

crape myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica)

犬猿の仲, けんえんのなか

loggerheads (lit: dog and monkey), like cats and dogs

類人猿, るいじんえん

anthropoid, troglodyte

猿回し, さるまわし

showman who trains performing monkeys

猿芝居, さるしばい

monkey show

猿渡り, 猿渡, さるわたり

monkey bars, horizontal ladder


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