Definition of 鳶

  • black kite
  • fireman
  • hook

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • エン
  • とび
  • とんび

Popular Words With This Kanji

凧, 紙鳶, 紙凧, たこ, いかのぼり, いか, はた

kite

鳶, 鴟, 鵄, とび, とんび

black kite (bird of prey, Milvus migrans), construction worker, scaffold erector, firefighter, Inverness cape

鳶口, とびぐち

firefighter's hook

昼鳶, ひるとんび

sneak thief

鳶ズボン, とびズボン

construction worker's baggy trousers

鳶鱝, とびえい, トビエイ

Japanese eagle ray (Myliobatis tobijei)

鳶が鷹を生む, とんびがたかをうむ, とびがたかをうむ

Even plain parents can produce a genius child, A great person may be born of perfectly ordinary parents

糞鳶, 糞鴟, くそとび, クソトビ

common buzzard (Buteo buteo)

鳶足, とんびあし

sitting position similar to seiza (but with both legs splayed out slightly and one's backside resting directly on the ground)

とび職人, 鳶職人, とびしょくにん

scaffold constructor, steeplejack


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