Definition of 髷

  • topknot

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • キョク
  • まげ
  • わげ

Popular Words With This Kanji

髷, まげ

bun (hairstyle), chignon, topknot

丁髷, ちょんまげ

topknot (hair style)

丸髷, 丸曲, まるまげ, まるわげ

traditional married woman's hair style, with an oval chignon on top, men's hairstyle (Edo period)

島田髷, しまだまげ, しまだわげ

pompadour-like hair style, popular for unmarried women in the Edo period, shimada coiffure

付け髷, つけまげ

false coiffure

笄髷, こうがいわげ

type of Japanese woman's hairstyle using a hairpin (Edo period)

天神髷, てんじんまげ

tenjin hairstyle

大銀杏髷, おおいちょうまげ

ginkgo-leaf top-knot worn by makuuchi and juryo division sumo wrestlers

本多髷, ほんだまげ

type of male haircut (Edo period)

髷結い, まげゆい

hairdressing of sumo wrestler's top-knot


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