Definition of 寧

  • rather
  • preferably

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ネイ
  • むし

Popular Words With This Kanji

寧ろ, 寧, むしろ

rather, better, instead

寧ろ, 寧, むしろ

rather, better, instead

丁寧, 叮嚀, ていねい

polite, courteous, careful, care, kind, close, thorough, conscientious

安寧, あんねい

public peace

丁寧語, ていねいご

polite language (i.e. masu, desu, etc.)

静寧, 靖寧, せいねい

peace and quiet, tranquility, peace on earth

静寧, 靖寧, せいねい

peace and quiet, tranquility, peace on earth

馬鹿丁寧, ばかていねい

overly polite, excessively polite, polite to a fault

常寧殿, じょうねいでん, そうねいでん

ladies' pavilion (of the inner Heian Palace)

康寧, こうねい

tranquility, tranquillity, peacefulness


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