Definition of 恐

  • fear
  • dread
  • awe

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • キョウ
  • おそれる
  • おそ
  • おそろしい
  • こわ
  • こわがる

Popular Words With This Kanji

恐れ, 虞, 畏れ, 怖れ, おそれ

fear, horror, anxiety, concern, uneasiness

恐れる, 畏れる, 怖れる, 懼れる, 惧れる, おそれる

to fear, to be afraid of

怖い, 恐い, こわい

scary, frightening, eerie, dreadful, (I'm) afraid

恐怖, きょうふ, くふ

fear, dread, dismay, terror, horror, scare, panic

恐竜, 恐龍, きょうりゅう

dinosaur

恐竜, 恐龍, きょうりゅう

dinosaur

恐らく, おそらく

perhaps, likely, probably, I dare say

恐ろしい, 怖ろしい, おそろしい

terrible, dreadful, terrifying, frightening, frightened, surprising, startling, tremendous, amazing

恐喝, きょうかつ

blackmail, extortion, threat (to extort money)

恐慌, きょうこう

panic, scare, consternation


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