Definition of 掖

  • side (of body)
  • carry under arm

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • エキ
  • たすける
  • わきばさ

Popular Words With This Kanji

脇, 腋, 掖, わき

armpit, under one's arm, side, flank, beside, close to, near, by, aside, to the side, away, out of the way, off-track, off-topic, deuteragonist, supporting role, second verse (in a linked series of poems)

闕腋, 欠掖, けってき, けつえき

unstitched, open side of some traditional Japanese clothing, clothing with such an open side, robe worn by military officials with a round collar, unstitched open sides and no ran


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