Definition of 近

  • near
  • early
  • akin
  • tantamount

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • キン
  • コン
  • ちか

Popular Words With This Kanji

近く, ちかく

near, neighbourhood, neighborhood, vicinity, nearly (i.e. "it took nearly one year"), close to, shortly, soon

最近, さいきん

most recent, these days, right now, recently, nowadays

近い, ちかい

near, close, short (distance)

付近, 附近, ふきん

neighbourhood, neighborhood, vicinity, environs, approaching

付近, 附近, ふきん

neighbourhood, neighborhood, vicinity, environs, approaching

近代, きんだい

present day, modern times

近づく, 近付く, ちかづく, ちかずく

to approach, to draw near, to get close, to get acquainted with, to get closer to, to get to know

近づく, 近付く, ちかづく, ちかずく

to approach, to draw near, to get close, to get acquainted with, to get closer to, to get to know

側近, そっきん

close associate, close aide, brains-truster

近鉄, きんてつ

Kinki Nippon Tetsudou (railway co.)


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