Definition of 頤

  • chin
  • jaw

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • おとがい
  • あご

Popular Words With This Kanji

顎, 齶, 頤, 顋, 腮, あご

chin, jaw

頤, おとがい

(lower) jaw, chatterbox

頤使, 頤指, いし

bossing someone around, having a person under one's control

頤使, 頤指, いし

bossing someone around, having a person under one's control

頤で人を使う, あごで人を使う, あごでひとをつかう

to set somebody to work in an arrogant fashion, to push somebody around, to indicate someone by pointing one's chin


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