Definition of 逆

  • inverted
  • reverse
  • opposite
  • wicked

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ギャク
  • ゲキ
  • さか
  • さか
  • さからう

Popular Words With This Kanji

逆, ぎゃく

reverse, opposite, converse (of a hypothesis, etc.)

逆転, 逆点, ぎゃくてん

(sudden) change, reversal, turn-around, coming from behind (baseball)

逆転, 逆点, ぎゃくてん

(sudden) change, reversal, turn-around, coming from behind (baseball)

遡る, 溯る, 逆上る, 泝る, さかのぼる

to go back, to go upstream, to make retroactive

真逆, まさか

by no means, never!, well, I never!, you don't say!

逆転勝ち, ぎゃくてんがち

winning after defeat seems certain, coming from behind to win

逆風, ぎゃくふう

head wind, adverse wind

逆行, ぎゃっこう, ぎゃくこう

reverse movement, retrogression, going backwards, moving in the wrong direction, running counter to (e.g. the laws of nature), running against (e.g. the tide of the times), retrogradation (astronomy), retrogression

逆戻り, ぎゃくもどり

retrogression, reversal, relapse

逆らう, さからう

to go against, to oppose, to disobey, to defy


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