Definition of 岩

  • boulder
  • rock
  • cliff

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ガン
  • いわ

Popular Words With This Kanji

岩, 巌, 磐, 巖, いわ, いわお

rock, crag

溶岩, 熔岩, ようがん

lava

溶岩, 熔岩, ようがん

lava

岩間, いわま

among rocks

一枚岩, いちまいいわ

monolith, large slab of rock

岩石, がんせき

rock

岩山, いわやま

rocky mountain

岩盤, がんばん

bedrock

矢倉, 岩倉, 窟, やぐら

caves dug as tombs in and around Kamakura during the Kamakura and Muromachi periods

岩場, いわば

rocky area, rockface, rock wall


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