Definition of 兜

  • helmet
  • head piece

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • トウ
  • かぶと

Popular Words With This Kanji

兜, 冑, 甲, 胄, かぶと

helmet (of armor, armour), headpiece

甲虫, 兜虫, カブト虫, かぶとむし, カブトむし, カブトムシ

rhinoceros beetle (esp. the Japanese rhinoceros beetle, Trypoxylus dichotomus)

鳥兜, 鳥甲, とりかぶと, トリカブト

aconite (esp. species Aconitum japonicum), wolfsbane, monkshood, traditional bugaku hat

内兜, 内冑, うちかぶと

inside of a helmet, hidden circumstances

蛸の木, 露兜樹, 蛸樹, たこのき, タコノキ

Pandanus boninensis (species of shrub)

兜蟹, 甲蟹, 鱟魚, 鱟, かぶとがに, カブトガニ

horseshoe crab

兜魚, 冑魚, かぶとうお, カブトウオ

large-headed midnight fish (Poromitra crassiceps), armored fish, armoured fish

兜頭巾, かぶとずきん

helmet-shaped hood

兜率天, とそつてん

Tusita Heaven

勝って兜の緒を締めよ, かってかぶとのおをしめよ

You must keep up your guard even after a victory


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