Definition of 革

  • leather
  • become serious
  • skin
  • hide
  • pelt

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • カク
  • かわ

Popular Words With This Kanji

改革, かいかく

reform, reformation, innovation

革命, かくめい

revolution, 58th year of the sexagenary cycle (in onmyou-dou)

改める, 検める, 革める, あらためる

to change, to alter, to revise, to replace, to reform, to correct, to mend, to improve, to examine, to check, to inspect, to do properly, to do formally

変革, へんかく

change, reform, revolution, upheaval, Reformation

革新, かくしん

reform, innovation

行革, ぎょうかく

administrative reform

革, かわ

leather

保革, ほかく

conservatism and progressivism, conservatives and reformists

皮革, ひかく

leather, hide

農地改革, のうちかいかく

agrarian reform


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