Definition of 陥

  • collapse
  • fall into
  • cave in
  • fall (castle)
  • slide into

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • カン
  • おちい
  • おとしいれる

Popular Words With This Kanji

陥る, 落ち入る, おちいる

to fall, to trap, to cave in, to collapse

欠陥, けっかん

defect, fault, deficiency, deformity, shortage, gap

陥落, かんらく

fall, sinking, surrender, capitulation

陥没, かんぼつ

cave-in, collapse, sinking, depression (e.g. of the skull), subsidence

陥れる, 落とし入れる, 落し入れる, おとし入れる, おとしいれる

to trick someone into (committing a crime, etc.), to hatch a plan and deceive someone, to assault (a castle, etc.), to drop something and have it fall into something

陥穽, 陥せい, かんせい

trap, pitfall

陥穽, 陥せい, かんせい

trap, pitfall

自縄自縛に陥る, じじょうじばくにおちいる

to be caught in one's own trap

困難に陥れる, こんなんにおとしいれる

to put (a person) in a fix

擠陥, せいかん

tempting into crime


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