Definition of 庇

  • protect
  • shield
  • defend
  • eaves
  • canopy
  • penthouse
  • visor

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ひさし
  • おお
  • かば

Popular Words With This Kanji

庇う, かばう

to protect someone, to take under one's wing, to plead for, to stick up for, to cover up for someone

庇, 廂, ひさし

eaves (of roof), narrow aisle surrounding the core of a temple building, visor or peak (of cap), classic Japanese women's low pompadour hairstyle

庇護, ひご

patronage, protection

雪庇, せっぴ, ゆきびさし

overhanging snow

目庇, まびさし

visor, eyeshade

庇い手, かばいて

rule allowing the clear winner of sumo bout to touch down first to avoid injury

庇い立て, かばいたて

protect, defend

曲庇, きょくひ

harboring (a criminal), harbouring

庇髪, ひさし髪, ひさしがみ

classic Japanese women's low pompadour hairstyle

庇を貸して母屋を取られる, ひさしをかしておもやをとられる

Give him an inch and he'll take an ell, Give him an inch and he'll take a yard


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