Definition of 背

  • stature
  • height
  • back
  • behind
  • disobey
  • defy
  • go back on
  • rebel

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ハイ
  • せい
  • そむ
  • そむける

Popular Words With This Kanji

背景, はいけい

background, scenery, backdrop, setting, circumstance, context, backing, support (from behind the scenes)

背負う, 脊負う, せおう, しょう

to be burdened with, to take responsibility for, to carry on back or shoulder, to have (something) in the background, to be in front (of something)

背中, 背なか, せなか

back (of body)

背中, 背なか, せなか

back (of body)

背後, はいご

back, rear, background, behind the scenes

背任, はいにん

breach of trust (law)

背, 脊, せい

height, stature

背広, 脊広, せびろ, セビロ

business suit

背番号, せばんごう

number on player's back

背筋, せすじ, はいきん

the muscles along the spine, dorsal muscles, spinal column, seam in the back, back seam


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