Definition of 胴

  • trunk
  • torso
  • hull (ship)
  • hub of wheel

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ドウ

Popular Words With This Kanji

胴体, どうたい

body, trunk, torso

胴, どう

trunk, torso, body, abdomen, waist, plastron (in kendo), touching the plastron (kimari-te in kendo), frame (of a drum, etc.), sound box (of a shamisen, etc.), hull (of a ship)

胴上げ, 胴揚げ, どうあげ

lifting a person high (in celebration), tossing someone into the air, carrying someone on shoulders

胴上げ, 胴揚げ, どうあげ

lifting a person high (in celebration), tossing someone into the air, carrying someone on shoulders

救命胴衣, きゅうめいどうい

life-jacket, life-vest

胴長, どうなが

possessing a long torso

胴回り, どうまわり

waist, girth, measurement around waist

寸胴, ずんどう, ずんど

cylindrical container (pot, vase, etc.), being stumpy, having no waist, sleeveless

胴衣, どうい

padded, sleeveless undergarment, vest

胴着, 胴衣, どうぎ

(sleeveless) undergarment, padded undershirt


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