Definition of 鰹

  • bonito

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ケン
  • かつお

Popular Words With This Kanji

鰹, 松魚, 堅魚, かつお, しょうぎょ

skipjack tuna, bonito (Katsuwonus pelamis)

かつお節, カツオ節, 鰹節, かつおぶし, カツオぶし, かつぶし

katsuobushi, small pieces of sliced dried bonito

歯鰹, はがつお, ハガツオ

striped bonito (Sarda orientalis), Mexican bonito

真魚鰹, 鯧, まながつお, マナガツオ

butterfish (any fish of family Stromateidae, esp. species Pampus punctatissimus), harvestfish, rudderfish

ソウダガツオ属, 宗太鰹属, ソウダガツオぞく, そうだがつおぞく

Auxis (genus of tuna)

鰹木, 堅魚木, かつおぎ

log on the roof of a shrine set perpendicular to the ridgepole

花鰹, 花がつお, 花かつお, はながつお, はなかつお

dried bonito shavings

鰹の烏帽子, かつおのえぼし, カツオノエボシ

Portuguese man-of-war (Physalia physalis)

鰹節虫, かつおぶしむし

dermestid beetle

猫に鰹節, ねこにかつおぶし

temptation one can't resist, setting a wolf to mind the sheep, trusting a cat with milk


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