Definition of 竜

  • dragon
  • imperial

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • リュウ
  • リョウ
  • ロウ
  • たつ
  • いせ

Popular Words With This Kanji

竜, 龍, りゅう, たつ, りょう

dragon (esp. a Chinese dragon), naga (semidivine human-cobra chimera in Indian mythology), promoted rook (shogi)

恐竜, 恐龍, きょうりゅう

dinosaur

竜王, 龍王, りゅうおう

Dragon King, promoted rook (shogi)

登竜門, 登龍門, とうりゅうもん

gateway to success, opening to honours, opening to honors

蜥蜴, 石竜子, とかげ, トカゲ, せきえき

lizard

竜巻, 竜巻き, たつまき

tornado, waterspout

竜巻, 竜巻き, たつまき

tornado, waterspout

土竜, 土龍, もぐら, むぐらもち, むぐら, もぐらもち, どりゅう, モグラ, モグラモチ

mole (Talpidae spp., esp. the small Japanese mole, Mogera imaizumii)

竜宮, りゅうぐう

Palace of the Dragon King

画龍点睛, 画竜点睛, 画竜天睛, 臥龍点睛, がりょうてんせい, がりゅうてんせい

finishing touch, completing (something) by executing the final, critical step


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