Definition of 蛮

  • barbarian

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • バン
  • えびす

Popular Words With This Kanji

野蛮, やばん

savage, uncivilized, uncivilised

蛮行, ばんこう

act of barbarity, brutality, barbarism

南蛮, なんばん

southern barbarians (formerly used by the Chinese to refer to non-ethnic Chinese to the south), South-East Asia, Western Europe (esp. Spain and Portugal, their South-East Asian colonies, and their goods and people arriving in Japan via the colonies), exotic (esp. Western European or South-East Asian style), (in dance, puppetry, etc.) thrusting the right foot and right arm forward at the same time (or left foot and left arm), food prepared using chili peppers or Welsh onions

蛮勇, ばんゆう

foolhardiness, recklessness, savage valour, savage valor, brute courage

蕃族, 蛮族, ばんぞく

savage tribe

蛮声, ばんせい

rough voice

蛮力, ばんりょく

brute force

蛮襟, 蛮カラ, ばんから, ばんカラ

scruffy, unconcerned about one's personal appearance, rough and uncouth vigor (vigour)

蛮襟, 蛮カラ, ばんから, ばんカラ

scruffy, unconcerned about one's personal appearance, rough and uncouth vigor (vigour)

蛮風, ばんぷう

barbarous customs


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