Definition of 賤

  • despise
  • low-life
  • poverty

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • セン
  • ゼン
  • いやしい
  • いやしむ
  • しず
  • やす

Popular Words With This Kanji

賤, しず, せん

lowly person, lowliness, I (used by male entertainers)

卑しい, 賤しい, いやしい

lowborn, humble, lowly, vulgar, coarse, crude, mean, base, vile, shabby, greedy, gluttonous, avaricious

貴賤, 貴賎, きせん

high and low, all ranks

卑しむ, 賤しむ, いやしむ

to despise, to disdain, to scorn

微賤, 微賎, びせん

low rank, humble station, obscurity

賎民, 賤民, せんみん

humble or lowly people

卑しむべき, 賤しむべき, いやしむべき

despicable

賤鳥, しずとり

lesser cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)

賤の女, しずのめ

woman of lowly birth

五色の賤, ごしきのせん

five lowly castes of the ritsuryo system


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