Definition of 蔓

  • vine
  • tendril
  • influence
  • connections
  • good offices
  • spread
  • sprawl
  • thrive
  • rampant
  • powerful

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • マン
  • バン
  • はびこ
  • つる

Popular Words With This Kanji

蔓延る, はびこる

to spread, to run rampant, to grow thick, to become powerful

蔓延, まんえん

spread (e.g. of a disease), rampancy, infestation, proliferation

蔓, つる

shoots which grow in a helix around a support and climb with tendrils or suckers as opposed to vines; esp. hops, bindweed, runner bean, French bean and honeysuckles, temple (part of a pair of glasses that goes over the ear), temple arm, sidepiece, lug arm, bow, earpiece, connections, contacts, influence, financial supporter

蔓草, つる草, つるくさ

vine, creeper

手蔓, てづる

connections, contacts, influence

瓜の蔓に茄子は生らぬ, うりのつるになすびはならぬ

like begets like

蝦蔓, えびづる, エビヅル

Vitis ficifolia (species of grapevine)

草杉蔓, くさすぎかずら, クサスギカズラ

Chinese asparagus (Asparagus cochinchinensis)

日陰の蔓, 日陰蔓, 日陰の葛, 日陰葛, 日陰の鬘, 日陰鬘, ひかげのかずら, ヒカゲノカズラ

running ground pine (species of club moss, Lycopodium clavatum)

瓜の蔓, うりのつる

gourd vine


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