Definition of 墜

  • crash
  • fall (down)

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ツイ
  • ちる

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

墜落, ついらく

falling, crashing

撃墜, げきつい

shooting down (aircraft)

失墜, しっつい

abasement, fall, forfeiture, sinking (in people's estimation)

墜死, ついし

falling to one's death

墜落事故, ついらくじこ

a plane crash

落つ, 墜つ, 堕つ, おつ

to fall down, to drop, to fail (e.g. exam), to crash, to degenerate, to degrade

人気失墜, にんきしっつい

decline in public favor, fall in popularity

錘, 沈子, 墜子, いわ

weight (of a fishing net)

巨星墜つ, きょせいおつ

death of a great man, the fall of a great star


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