Definition of 馳

  • run
  • gallop
  • sail
  • drive (a wagon)
  • win (fame)
  • despatch

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • せる

Popular Words With This Kanji

馳せる, はせる

to run, to hurry (when going somewhere), to drive (a car) quickly, to ride fast (on a horse), to win (fame)

ご馳走, 御馳走, ごちそう

feast, treating (someone), to treat (someone, e.g. to a meal)

ご馳走, 御馳走, ごちそう

feast, treating (someone), to treat (someone, e.g. to a meal)

遅ればせ, 後ればせ, 遅れ馳せ, 後れ馳せ, おくればせ

belated, eleventh-hour

遅ればせ, 後ればせ, 遅れ馳せ, 後れ馳せ, おくればせ

belated, eleventh-hour

馳走, ちそう

treat, banquet, feast, entertainment, goodies

背馳, はいち

inconsistency, contradiction, disobedience

名前を馳せる, なまえをはせる

to win fame, to make a name for oneself

思いを馳せる, 思いをはせる, おもいをはせる

to think about, to send one's heart out to, to give more than a passing thought to, to think of something far away, to think nostalgically upon (esp. one's hometown)

遅ればせながら, 後ればせながら, 遅れ馳せながら, 後れ馳せながら, 遅ばせながら, おくればせながら, おそればせながら

belatedly, tardily


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