Definition of 活

  • lively
  • resuscitation
  • being helped
  • living

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • カツ
  • きる
  • かす
  • ける

Popular Words With This Kanji

活動, かつどう

action, activity

生活, せいかつ

living, life (one's daily existence), livelihood

生きる, 活きる, いきる

to live, to exist, to make a living, to subsist, to be in effect, to be in use, to function, to come to life, to be enlivened, to be safe (in baseball, go, etc.)

活躍, かつやく

activity (esp. energetic), great efforts, conspicuous service, to flourish, to participate actively, to play an active role

生ける, 活ける, いける

to arrange (flowers), to plant, living, live

生かす, 活かす, いかす

to make (the best) use of, to leverage (skills, attributes, experience, etc.), to capitalise on (experience, etc), to let live, to keep alive, to revive, to resuscitate

復活, ふっかつ

revival (e.g. musical), come-back, restoration, rebirth, resurrection

活用, かつよう

practical use, application, conjugation, declension, inflection

活発, 活溌, かっぱつ

vigor, vigour, active, lively

活発, 活溌, かっぱつ

vigor, vigour, active, lively


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