Definition of 掛

  • hang
  • suspend
  • depend
  • arrive at
  • tax
  • pour

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • カイ
  • ケイ
  • ける
  • -かける
  • -か
  • -が
  • かる
  • -かかる
  • -がかる
  • かり
  • -がかり
  • かかり
  • -がかり

Popular Words With This Kanji

掛ける, 懸ける, かける

to hang (e.g. picture), to hoist (e.g. sail), to raise (e.g. flag), to sit, to be partway (verb), to begin (but not complete), to take (time, money), to expend (money, time, etc.), to make (a call), to multiply, to secure (e.g. lock), to put on (glasses, etc.), to cover, to burden someone, to apply (insurance), to turn on (an engine, etc.), to set (a dial, an alarm clock, etc.), to put an effect (spell, anaesthetic, etc.) on, to hold an emotion for (pity, hope, etc.), to bind, to pour (or sprinkle, spray, etc.) onto, to argue (in court), to deliberate (in a meeting), to present (e.g. idea to a conference, etc.), to increase further, to catch (in a trap, etc.), to set atop, to erect (a makeshift building), to hold (a play, festival, etc.), (after -masu stem of verb) indicates (verb) is being directed to (someone)

切っ掛け, 切掛, きっかけ

chance, start, cue, excuse, motive, impetus, occasion

切っ掛け, 切掛, きっかけ

chance, start, cue, excuse, motive, impetus, occasion

呼びかける, 呼び掛ける, 呼掛ける, よびかける

to call out to, to accost, to address (crowd), to appeal

呼びかける, 呼び掛ける, 呼掛ける, よびかける

to call out to, to accost, to address (crowd), to appeal

出掛ける, 出かける, でかける

to depart, to go out (e.g. on an excursion or outing), to set out, to start, to be going out

仕掛ける, 仕かける, しかける

to commence, to lay (mines), to set (traps), to wage (war), to challenge

掛かり, 掛り, がかり

taking a quantity (of time, people, etc.), similar to ..., dependent on ..., reliant on ..., while ..., when ..., in the midst of ...

掛かり, 掛り, がかり

taking a quantity (of time, people, etc.), similar to ..., dependent on ..., reliant on ..., while ..., when ..., in the midst of ...

仕掛け, 仕掛, しかけ

device, contrivance, trick, mechanism, gadget, (small) scale, half finished, commencement, set up, challenge, attack


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