Definition of 綾

  • design
  • figured cloth
  • twill


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

Popular Words With This Kanji

文, 綾, あや

figure, design, twill weave, pattern of diagonal stripes

綾取り, あや取り, 綾取, あやとり

cat's cradle

綾取り, あや取り, 綾取, あやとり

cat's cradle

綾織り, 綾織, あや織り, あやおり

twill (fabric)

綾織り, 綾織, あや織り, あやおり

twill (fabric)

彩なす, 綾なす, 操す, あやなす

to decorate with many bright colours (colors), to create a beautiful variegated pattern, to manipulate skillfully

綾綺殿, りょうきでん

pavilion housing the emperor's bathing quarters and dressing chamber (in Heian Palace)

目も綾, めもあや

dazzlingly beautiful, brilliant

綾錦, あやにしき

twill damask and brocade

言葉のあや, 言葉の綾, ことばのあや

figure of speech

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