Definition of 薄

  • dilute
  • thin
  • weak (tea)

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ハク
  • うす
  • うす-
  • -うす
  • うすめる
  • うすまる
  • うすらぐ
  • うすら-
  • うすれる
  • すすき

Popular Words With This Kanji

薄物, 羅, うすもの, ら

lightweight fabric or clothing, silk gauze, thin silk, Latin (language)

薄い, うすい

thin, pale, light, watery, dilute, sparse, weak (taste, etc.), slim (probability, etc.), small

薄れる, うすれる

to fade, to become dim

薄, 芒, すすき

Japanese pampas grass (Miscanthus sinensis), silver grass, zebra grass

布団, 蒲団, 薄団, ふとん

futon (quilted Japanese-style mattress laid out on the floor), round cushion used for Zen meditation (traditionally made of woven bulrush leaves)

希薄, 稀薄, きはく

thin (e.g. air), diluted, sparse, lean, weak, rarified, rarefied, lacking (e.g. empathy), deficient, insufficient (e.g. zeal)

希薄, 稀薄, きはく

thin (e.g. air), diluted, sparse, lean, weak, rarified, rarefied, lacking (e.g. empathy), deficient, insufficient (e.g. zeal)

薄める, うすめる

to dilute, to water down

精神薄弱, せいしんはくじゃく

mental retardation, mentally retarded

薄らぐ, うすらぐ

to become thin, to fade, to grow pale


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