Definition of 沖

  • open sea
  • offing
  • rise high into sky

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • チュウ
  • おき
  • おきつ
  • ちゅうする
  • わく

Popular Words With This Kanji

沖縄, おきなわ

Okinawa (one of the Japanese Ryukyu islands)

沖, 澳, おき

open sea

沖合, 沖合い, おきあい

coast, offing, offshore

沖合, 沖合い, おきあい

coast, offing, offshore

沖積, ちゅうせき

alluvial

沖仲仕, おきなかし

longshoreman, stevedore

沖積世, ちゅうせきせい

alluvial epoch (i.e. the Holocene epoch)

沖合底引き網漁業, おきあいそこびきあみぎょぎょう

offshore trawl fishery

沖漬け, 沖漬, おきづけ

fish sliced open and soaked in a mixture of vinegar, sake, and salt

沖螺, 沖辛螺, おきにし, オキニシ

warty frog shell (Bursa bufonia dunkeri)


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