Definition of 懸

  • suspend
  • hang
  • 10%
  • install
  • depend
  • consult

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ケン
  • ける
  • かる

Popular Words With This Kanji

掛ける, 懸ける, かける

to hang (e.g. picture), to hoist (e.g. sail), to raise (e.g. flag), to sit, to be partway (verb), to begin (but not complete), to take (time, money), to expend (money, time, etc.), to make (a call), to multiply, to secure (e.g. lock), to put on (glasses, etc.), to cover, to burden someone, to apply (insurance), to turn on (an engine, etc.), to set (a dial, an alarm clock, etc.), to put an effect (spell, anaesthetic, etc.) on, to hold an emotion for (pity, hope, etc.), to bind, to pour (or sprinkle, spray, etc.) onto, to argue (in court), to deliberate (in a meeting), to present (e.g. idea to a conference, etc.), to increase further, to catch (in a trap, etc.), to set atop, to erect (a makeshift building), to hold (a play, festival, etc.), (after -masu stem of verb) indicates (verb) is being directed to (someone)

懸念, けねん

worry, fear, anxiety, concern

懸命, けんめい

eagerness, earnestness, risking one's life

懸案, けんあん

pending question, pending problem

一生懸命, 一生けん命, いっしょうけんめい

very hard, with utmost effort, with all one's might, for dear life

駆け引き, 駆引き, 掛け引き, 懸引き, かけひき

bargaining, haggling, tactics, strategy

心がける, 心掛ける, 心懸ける, こころがける

to keep in mind, to bear in mind, to try, to aim to do, to endeavor, to endeavour

手掛かり, 手がかり, 手掛り, 手懸かり, 手懸り, てがかり

clue, key, trail, scent, track, contact, handhold, on hand

手掛かり, 手がかり, 手掛り, 手懸かり, 手懸り, てがかり

clue, key, trail, scent, track, contact, handhold, on hand

掛かる, 懸かる, 掛る, 懸る, かかる

to take, to hang, to come into view, to arrive, to come under (a contract, a tax), to start (engines, motors), to attend, to deal with, to handle, to have started to, to be on the verge of, to overlap (e.g. information in a manual), to cover, to (come) at, to be fastened, to be covered (e.g. with dust, a table-cloth, etc.), to be caught in, to get a call, to depend on


This site uses the EDICT and KANJIDIC dictionary files. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and are used in conformance with the Group's licence.

Study Lists

Jōyō Kanji Study List

This list contains all Kanji in the revised 2010 Jōyō Kanji list.  This is a guide to the Kanji characters by the Japanese Ministry of...

Remember The Kanji 6th Edition

This is the collection of Kanji that is provided in the 6th Edition of Remember The Kanji. This is meant to make it easy to add this list...

JLPT N1 Study List

This list contains all words and kanji related to the JLPT N1 test. Official word and kanji lists are not available for these tests;...

Join Now And Go Premium To Create Your Own Vocabulary Study Lists

Join Now

Related Practice Sheets

There's Nothing Here Yet!
Nobody has created a related Practice Sheet yet. Create one now to help practice your writing skills.

Join And Go Premium To Create Your Own Practice Sheets

Join Now