Definition of 留

  • detain
  • fasten
  • halt
  • stop

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • リュウ
  • める
  • まる
  • とどめる
  • とどまる
  • るうぶる

Popular Words With This Kanji

止まる, 留まる, 停まる, 駐まる, とどまる

to remain, to abide, to stay (in the one place), to be limited to, to be confined to

留学, りゅうがく

studying abroad (usu. at university level)

止める, 留める, 停める, とめる

to stop (something or someone), to turn off, to concentrate on, to pay attention to, to remember, to bear in mind, to fix into place, to park, to leave somewhere for a time

止まる, 留まる, 停まる, 駐まる, 止る, 留る, とまる

to stop (moving), to come to a stop, to stop (doing, working, being supplied), to come to a halt, to cease, to be stopped, to be suspended, to alight, to perch on

止まる, 留まる, 停まる, 駐まる, 止る, 留る, とまる

to stop (moving), to come to a stop, to stop (doing, working, being supplied), to come to a halt, to cease, to be stopped, to be suspended, to alight, to perch on

残留, ざんりゅう

residual, residue, stay behind, stay back

留学生, りゅうがくせい

overseas student, exchange student

留める, 止める, 停める, とどめる

to stop, to stay (e.g. the night), to cease, to put an end to, to contain, to keep (in position, in place), to limit, to record (e.g. a fact), to retain

駐留, ちゅうりゅう

stationing (e.g. of troops), garrison

抑留, よくりゅう

internment, detainment, detention


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