Definition of 灌

  • pour

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • カン
  • そそ

Popular Words With This Kanji

注ぐ, 灌ぐ, 潅ぐ, 濺ぐ, 漑ぐ, そそぐ

to pour (into), to fill, to sprinkle on from above, to shed (e.g. tears), to concentrate one's spirit or strength on, to fall onto (of rain, snow)

灌漑, 潅漑, かんがい

irrigation

灌水, 潅水, かんすい

sprinkling (water), watering (plants)

湯灌, 湯潅, ゆかん

washing a corpse for burial

浣腸, 潅腸, 灌腸, かんちょう

(giving an) enema, prank where the anal region of another person is poked with index fingers

灌木, 潅木, かん木, かんぼく

bush, shrub

灌漑用水, 潅漑用水, かんがいようすい

irrigation water

灌仏会, かんぶつえ

Buddha's Birthday (8th day of the 4th lunar month)

伝法灌頂, でんぼうかんじょう

consecration ritual for the conferral of the status of Acharya (in esoteric Buddhism)


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