Definition of 啖

  • eat

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • タン
  • くらわ

Popular Words With This Kanji

食う, 喰う, 啖う, くう

to eat, to live, to make a living, to survive, to bite, to sting (as insects do), to tease, to torment, to taunt, to make light of, to make fun of, to encroach on, to eat into, to consume, to defeat a superior, to threaten a position, to consume time and-or resources, to receive something (usu. an unfavourable event), to have sexual relations with a woman, esp. for the first time

啖呵, たんか

caustic words

健啖, けんたん

gluttony, voracity

健啖家, けんたんか

glutton, gormandizer, gormandiser

啖呵を切る, たんかをきる

to speak sharply (e.g. during a heated discussion or argument)


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