Definition of 凌

  • endure
  • keep (rain)out
  • stave off
  • tide over
  • defy
  • slight
  • surpass

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • リョウ
  • しの

Popular Words With This Kanji

凌ぐ, しのぐ

to endure, to keep out (e.g. rain), to stave off (e.g. starvation), to pull through, to get over, to survive, to surpass, to outdo, to excel, to eclipse, to defy, to slight

凌ぎ, しのぎ

tiding over

その場しのぎ, その場凌ぎ, 其の場凌ぎ, そのばしのぎ

stopgap, makeshift, temporary measure

その場しのぎ, その場凌ぎ, 其の場凌ぎ, そのばしのぎ

stopgap, makeshift, temporary measure

凌虐, 陵虐, りょうぎゃく

humiliation, indignity, affront, assault

凌駕, 陵駕, りょうが

excelling, surpassing, outdoing, superior

陵辱, 凌辱, りょうじょく

insult, affront, disgrace, indignity, sexual assault, rape

凌雲, 陵雲, りょううん

skyscraping, very high, above the clouds, above this mortal world

凌波性, りょうはせい

seaworthiness

壮者を凌ぐ, そうしゃをしのぐ

to put young men to shame


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