Definition of 牽

  • pull
  • tug
  • drag
  • lead by hand

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ケン

Popular Words With This Kanji

引く, 曳く, 牽く, ひく

to pull, to draw (attention, etc.), to attract (interest, etc.), to draw back, to draw (a card), to draw (plan, line, etc.), to catch (cold), to play (string instr.), to look up (e.g. dictionary), to consult, to haul, to pull (vehicles), to subtract, to ebb, to fade, to descend (from), to inherit (a characteristic), to quote, to raise (as evidence), to lay (a cable), to draw (a cable)

牽制, けん制, けんせい

check, restraint, constraint, diversion, feint, screen

牽引, けん引, けんいん

hauling, tow, pull, drag

牽引車, けんいんしゃ

tractor, towing vehicle, driving force, leading role

牽強付会, けんきょうふかい

farfetched (argument, opinion), forced (sense, view), strained (interpretation), distorted

牽強, けんきょう

distortion of facts

牽制作戦, けんせいさくせん

diversionary operations

牽引役, けんいんやく

leading force, driving force, leader

牽制球, けんせい球, けんせいきゅう

throw to check a runner

牽牛子, けんごし

morning glory seeds (medicinal use)


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