Definition of 吉

  • good luck
  • joy
  • congratulations

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • キチ
  • キツ
  • よし

Popular Words With This Kanji

良い, 善い, 好い, 佳い, 吉い, 宜い, よい, いい

good, excellent, fine, nice, pleasant, agreeable, sufficient (can be used to turn down an offer), ready, prepared, profitable (e.g. deal, business offer, etc.), beneficial, OK

吉, きち, きつ

good fortune (esp. omikuji fortune-telling result), good luck, auspiciousness

英吉利, イギリス

Great Britain, United Kingdom

諭吉, ゆきち, ユキチ

10,000 yen note

切支丹, 吉利支丹, 切死丹, 鬼理死丹, 鬼利死丹, きりしたん, キリシタン

early Japanese Christianity (from the later Muromachi period), early Japanese Christian

吉兆, 吉徴, きっちょう

lucky omen, good omen

吉兆, 吉徴, きっちょう

lucky omen, good omen

大吉, だいきち

excellent luck

不吉, ふきつ

ominous, sinister, bad luck, ill omen, inauspiciousness

末吉, すえきち

good luck to come (omikuji fortune-telling result), future good luck


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