Definition of 皮

  • pelt
  • skin
  • hide
  • leather
  • skin radical (no. 107)

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • かわ

Popular Words With This Kanji

足袋, 単皮, たび

tabi, Japanese socks (with split toe)

皮肉, ひにく

cynicism, sarcasm, irony, satire

皮切り, かわきり

beginning, start

皮, かわ

skin, hide, pelt, fur, rind, peel, husk, bark, shell, sheath, wrapping, mask (hiding one's true nature), seeming

皮膚, 皮フ, ひふ, ひフ

skin

皮膚, 皮フ, ひふ, ひフ

skin

脱皮, だっぴ

ecdysis, shedding (of skin), sloughing, molting, moulting, casting off, freeing oneself, breaking with (convention, etc.)

皮肉る, ひにくる

to speak cynically or with sarcasm

毛皮, けがわ, もうひ

fur, skin, pelt, kanji "fur" radical

皮膚炎, ひふえん

dermatitis


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