Definition of 蛍

  • lightning-bug
  • firefly

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ケイ
  • ほたる

Popular Words With This Kanji

蛍, 螢, ほたる, ホタル

firefly (Luciola cruciata), lightning bug, glowworm

蛍光灯, 蛍光燈, 螢光灯, 螢光燈, けいこうとう

fluorescent lamp, fluorescent light, person who is slow to react, someone slow on the uptake

蛍光灯, 蛍光燈, 螢光灯, 螢光燈, けいこうとう

fluorescent lamp, fluorescent light, person who is slow to react, someone slow on the uptake

蛍光, 螢光, けいこう

fluorescence

蛍雪, けいせつ

diligence in studying (e.g. continue to study even in such poor light as offered by a firefly or that reflected by snow)

螢火, 蛍火, けいか, ほたるび

light of a firefly

蛍光塗料, けいこうとりょう

fluorescent paint

蛍烏賊, ほたるいか, ホタルイカ

firefly squid (Watasenia scintillans), sparkling enope squid

土蛍, 地蛍, 蛍蛆, つちぼたる

glowworm

蛍光色, けいこうしょく

fluorescent color, fluorescent colour


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