Definition of 吟

  • versify
  • singing
  • recital


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ギン

Popular Words With This Kanji

吟味, ぎんみ

testing, scrutiny, careful investigation

口ずさむ, 口遊む, 口吟む, 口号む, くちずさむ

to hum, to sing to oneself, to compose impromptu (poems)

吟遊詩人, ぎんゆうしじん

troubadour, minstrel

詩吟, しぎん

reciting Chinese poems

苦吟, くぎん

laborious composition, struggling to compose a poem

再吟味, さいぎんみ

re-examination, review

吟じる, ぎんじる

to chant, to sing, to recite, to write (a poem), to compose

呻吟, しんぎん

moaning, groaning

独吟, どくぎん

vocal solo

朗吟, ろうぎん

recitation, singing

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