Definition of 放

  • set free
  • release
  • fire
  • shoot
  • emit
  • banish
  • liberate

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ホウ
  • はな
  • -っぱな
  • はな
  • はなれる
  • ほう

Popular Words With This Kanji

放送, ほうそう

broadcast, broadcasting

開放, かいほう

open, throw open, liberalization, liberalisation

解放, かいほう

release, unleashing, liberation, emancipation, setting free, deallocation (of computer memory)

追放, ついほう

exile, banishment, eviction, transportation

放棄, 抛棄, ほうき

abandonment, renunciation, resignation, abdication (responsibility, right)

放映, ほうえい

televising

民放, みんぽう

commercial broadcast

放置, ほうち

leave as is, leave to chance, leave alone, neglect

放る, 抛る, ほうる, ほる

to let go, to abandon, to leave undone, to throw, to toss, to fling

釈放, しゃくほう

release, liberation, acquittal


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