Definition of 尉

  • military officer
  • jailer
  • old man
  • rank


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ジョウ

Popular Words With This Kanji

大尉, たいい, だいい

captain (Army, U.S. Marine Corps, USAF), lieutenant (Navy), flight lieutenant (RAF, RAAF, RNZAF, etc.)

中尉, ちゅうい

first lieutenant, lieutenant junior grade

尉, じょう

jailer, gaoler, old man, rank, company officer

一尉, いちい

captain (JSDF)

少尉, しょうい

second lieutenant, sublieutenant, ensign

准尉, じゅんい

warrant officer

二尉, にい

first lieutenant (JSDF)

三尉, さんい

second lieutenant (JSDF)

空尉, くうい

(Self Defense Force's Air Force) captain (defence), lieutenant

尉官, いかん

officer below the rank of major, company officer

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