Definition of 倭

  • Yamato
  • ancient Japan


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • したが

Popular Words With This Kanji

大和, 倭, やまと

Yamato, ancient province corresponding to modern-day Nara Prefecture, (ancient) Japan, Japanese

和歌, 倭歌, わか

waka, classic Japanese poem, esp. a tanka, often 31 morae

倭人, 和人, わじん

Japanese person (term esp. used in ancient China, etc.)

倭国, 和国, わこく

Yamato, ancient Japan, name by which Chinese rulers used to call Japan

倭寇, 倭冦, 和冦, わこう

Japanese pirates (of the Middle Ages)

倭寇, 倭冦, 和冦, わこう

Japanese pirates (of the Middle Ages)

大和絵, 倭絵, やまとえ

Yamato-e (classical Japan decorative paintings)

和語, 倭語, わご

native Japanese words (especially as opposed to Chinese and other foreign loanwords)

倭名鈔, わみょうしょう

Wamyoruijusho (famous Heian-period Japanese dictionary)

倭王, わおう

king of Yamato

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