Definition of 尸

  • corpse
  • remains
  • flag radical (no. 44)

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • かたしろ

Popular Words With This Kanji

屍, 尸, しかばね, かばね, し

corpse, kanji "corpse" radical

憑坐, 寄坐, 尸童, 憑子, よりまし

child or doll used as a vessel for a spirit invoked by a shaman or miko

尸諌, 屍諌, しかん

admonishing (one's master) at the cost of one's life

尸位素餐, しいそさん

neglecting the duties of an office while taking pay

尸冠, しかばねかんむり

kanji "corpse" radical

三尸, さんし

the three worms (in Taoism, worms that inhabit the human gut and, on the eve of the 57th day of the sexagenary cycle, ascend to heaven during one's sleep to report on one's wrongdoings)


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