Definition of 腐

  • rot
  • decay
  • sour

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • くさ
  • -くさ
  • くされる
  • くさ
  • くさらす
  • くさ

Popular Words With This Kanji

腐敗, ふはい

decay, depravity

豆腐, とうふ

tofu, bean-curd

腐る, くさる

to rot, to go bad, to decay, to spoil, to fester, to decompose, to turn sour (e.g. milk), to corrode, to weather, to crumble, to become useless, to blunt, to weaken (from lack of practice), to become depraved, to be degenerate, to be morally bankrupt, to be corrupt, to be depressed, to be dispirited, to feel discouraged, to feel down, indicates scorn or disdain for another's action, to lose a bet, to be drenched, to become sopping wet

腐食, 腐蝕, ふしょく

corrosion, saprophagy

腐食, 腐蝕, ふしょく

corrosion, saprophagy

腐心, ふしん

taking pains to, racking one's brains, doing everything one can

防腐, ぼうふ

preservation, embalmment

陳腐, ちんぷ

stale, hackneyed, cliched

腐葉土, ふようど

humus, leaf mold, leaf mould

持ち腐れ, もちぐされ

unused possession


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