Definition of 呆

  • be amazed
  • disgusted
  • shocked

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ホウ
  • ほけ
  • ける
  • あきれる
  • おろか

Popular Words With This Kanji

惚け, 呆け, ぼけ, ボケ

idiot, fool, touched in the head (from), out of it (from), space case, funny man (of a comedy duo), (in comedy) silly or stupid line, Alzheimer's (impol)

痴呆, 痴ほう, ちほう

dementia

呆れる, 惘れる, あきれる

to be amazed, to be shocked, to be astonished, to be astounded, to be disgusted

呆ける, 惚ける, 耄ける, ぼける, ほうける

to grow senile, to be childish with age, to be mentally slow, to be befuddled, to become engrossed (in something)

呆気ない, あっけない

not enough, too quick (short, long, etc.)

阿呆, 阿房, あほう, あほ, アホ

fool, simpleton, idiot

呆気, あっ気, 飽気, あっけ

taken aback, dumbfounded

痴呆症, ちほうしょう

dementia

呆れ返る, あきれ返る, あきれかえる

to be utterly amazed, to be stunned

呆然, 茫然, 惘然, ぼうぜん, ボーゼン, もうぜん

dumbfounded, overcome with surprise, in blank amazement, in a daze


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