Definition of 堪

  • withstand
  • endure
  • support
  • resist

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • カン
  • タン
  • える
  • たま
  • らえる
  • こたえる

Popular Words With This Kanji

耐える, 堪える, 怺える, たえる, こらえる, こたえる

to bear, to stand, to endure, to put up with, to support, to withstand, to resist, to brave, to be fit for, to be equal to

堪らない, たまらない

intolerable, unbearable, unendurable, cannot help (doing), cannot but do, anxious to do, tremendous, out of this world, irresistible

堪能, 勘能, たんのう, かんのう

proficient, skillful, satisfaction, fortitude

耐え難い, 耐難い, 堪え難い, たえがたい

unbearable, intolerable, unendurable

堪り兼ねる, たまりかねる

to be unable to bear (something) any longer, to be unable to put up with (something) any longer

堪忍袋, かんにんぶくろ

one's store of patience

堪忍, 勘忍, かんにん

pardon, patient endurance, forbearance, forgiveness

持ち堪える, 持堪える, 持ちこたえる, もちこたえる

to hold out (e.g. against pressure), to withstand, to endure

持ち堪える, 持堪える, 持ちこたえる, もちこたえる

to hold out (e.g. against pressure), to withstand, to endure

一堪りも無く, 一堪りもなく, ひとたまりもなく

easily, irresistibly, helplessly


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