Definition of 開

  • open
  • unfold
  • unseal

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • カイ
  • ひら
  • ひら
  • -びら
  • ひらける
  • ける

Popular Words With This Kanji

開発, かいはつ, かいほつ

development, exploitation

開く, ひらく

to open (e.g. a bank-account, festival, etc.), to spread out, to open up (flower bud, umbrella, etc.), to widen (gap, distance, width), to hold, to give (party, conference, etc.)

開催, かいさい

holding a meeting, open an exhibition

展開, てんかい

development, evolution, unfolding, expansion, deployment, building up

開始, かいし

start, commencement, beginning, initiation

公開, こうかい

open to the public, exhibit

開放, かいほう

open, throw open, liberalization, liberalisation

再開, さいかい

reopening, resumption, restarting

開幕, かいまく

raising the curtain

開ける, 空ける, 明ける, あける

to open (a door, etc.), to unwrap (e.g. parcel, package), to open (for business, etc.), to empty, to clear out, to make space, to make room, to dawn, to grow light, to end


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