Definition of 却

  • instead
  • on the contrary
  • rather

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • キャク
  • かえって
  • しりぞ
  • しりぞける

Popular Words With This Kanji

売却, ばいきゃく

selling off, disposal by sale, sale

却って, かえって

on the contrary, rather, all the more, instead

棄却, ききゃく

rejection, dismissal, abandoning, renunciation, waiver

退ける, 斥ける, 却ける, しりぞける

to repel, to drive away, to repulse, to reject

冷却, れいきゃく

cooling, refrigeration

脱却, だっきゃく

ridding oneself, freeing oneself of, growing out of

償却, しょうきゃく

repayment, redemption, depreciation, amortization, amortisation

却下, きゃっか

rejection, dismissal

焼却, しょうきゃく

incineration, destroy by fire

返却, へんきゃく

return of something, repayment


This site uses the EDICT and KANJIDIC dictionary files. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and are used in conformance with the Group's licence.

Study Lists

Jōyō Kanji Study List

This list contains all Kanji in the revised 2010 Jōyō Kanji list.  This is a guide to the Kanji characters by the Japanese Ministry of...

Remember The Kanji 6th Edition

This is the collection of Kanji that is provided in the 6th Edition of Remember The Kanji. This is meant to make it easy to add this list...

JLPT N1 Study List

This list contains all words and kanji related to the JLPT N1 test. Official word and kanji lists are not available for these tests;...

Join Now And Go Premium To Create Your Own Vocabulary Study Lists

Join Now

Related Practice Sheets

Words from のんのんびょり 1

Join And Go Premium To Create Your Own Practice Sheets

Join Now