Definition of 堕

  • degenerate
  • descend to
  • lapse into

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ちる
  • くず
  • くずれる

Popular Words With This Kanji

落ちる, 堕ちる, 墜ちる, 落る, おちる

to fall down, to drop, to fall (e.g. rain), to sink (e.g. sun or moon), to fall onto (e.g. light or one's gaze), to be used in a certain place (e.g. money), to be omitted, to be missing, to decrease, to sink, to fail (e.g. exam or class), to lose (contest, election, etc.), to crash, to degenerate, to degrade, to fall behind, to become indecent (of a conversation), to be ruined, to go under, to fade, to come out (e.g. a stain), to come off (e.g. makeup), to be removed (e.g. illness, possessing spirit, name on a list), to fall (into someone's hands), to become someone's possession, to fall (into a trap), to fall (for a trick), to give in, to give up, to confess, to flee, to fall, to be defeated, to surrender, to come to (in the end), to end in, to fall (in love, asleep, etc.), to swoon (judo), to consent, to understand, to crash, to freeze, (of animals) to die, to move to the depths

堕落, だらく

depravity, corruption, degradation

堕胎, だたい

abortion, feticide

堕す, だす

to degenerate, to lapse into

堕天使, だてんし

fallen angel, demon

堕する, だする

to degenerate, to lapse into

自堕落, じだらく

depravity, self-indulgence

惰弱, 懦弱, 堕弱, だじゃく

apathetic, lackadaisical, spiritless, gutless, weak-willed, unenterprising, enervated, effete, physically weak, feeble, effeminate

惰力, 堕力, だりょく

inertia, momentum, force of habit

堕罪, だざい

sinking into sin


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