Definition of 臨

  • look to
  • face
  • meet
  • confront
  • attend
  • call on

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • リン
  • のぞ

Popular Words With This Kanji

臨時, りんじ

temporary, special, extraordinary

臨む, のぞむ

to look out on, to face, to deal with, to attend (e.g. function), to appear (e.g. in court)

臨床, りんしょう

clinical (e.g. pathology, physiology)

臨調, りんちょう

special council or commission

臨海, りんかい

coastal, seaside, oceanfront, maritime

君臨, くんりん

reigning, controlling, to reign, to dictate, to control

臨界, りんかい

critical (pressure, temperature, state, point)

臨場感, りんじょうかん

(sense of) presence, realism, ambiance

臨戦, りんせん

preparing for action or battle

臨検, りんけん

on-the-spot investigation or inspection, raid


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