Definition of 弄

  • play with
  • tamper
  • trifle with

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ロウ
  • いじく
  • ろうする
  • いじ
  • ひねく
  • たわむれる
  • もてあそ

Popular Words With This Kanji

翻弄, 飜弄, ほんろう

trifling with, toying with, playing with, making sport of, making fun of, leading around by the nose, tossing about (a ship)

翻弄, 飜弄, ほんろう

trifling with, toying with, playing with, making sport of, making fun of, leading around by the nose, tossing about (a ship)

弄る, いじる, まさぐる

to touch, to tamper with, to grope about, to feel for something

もて遊ぶ, 玩ぶ, 弄ぶ, 翫ぶ, もてあそぶ

to play with (a toy, one's hair, etc.), to fiddle with, to toy with (one's emotions, etc.), to trifle with, to do with something as one pleases, to appreciate

愚弄, ぐろう

mockery, derision, ridicule

弄くる, いじくる

to finger, to tamper (with)

土弄り, 土いじり, つちいじり

playing with dirt, gardening, farming (as a hobby)

玩弄, がんろう

make sport of, toy with, play with

弄する, ろうする

to play with, to joke, to use (esp. trick, sophistry, etc.), to deride, to scoff at, to make fun of

玩弄物, がんろうぶつ

plaything


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