Definition of 殆

  • almost
  • quite
  • really

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • タイ
  • サイ
  • ほとほと
  • ほとん
  • あやうい

Popular Words With This Kanji

殆ど, 殆んど, ほとんど

mostly, nearly, practically, well-nigh, almost invariably, all but, just about, almost

殆ど, 殆んど, ほとんど

mostly, nearly, practically, well-nigh, almost invariably, all but, just about, almost

殆, 幾, ほとほと

quite (usu. negative connotation), utterly, really

危殆, きたい

danger, jeopardy, distress

殆どない, ほとんどない

almost never, few and far between, little or nothing, hardly any, hardly anything at all, very little

彼を知り己を知れば百戦殆からず, かれをしりおのれをしればひゃくせんあやうからず

If you know your enemy and know yourself, in a hundred battles you will never be defeated.

ほとんどの人, 殆どの人, ほとんどのひと

most people


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