Definition of 向

  • yonder
  • facing
  • beyond
  • confront
  • defy
  • tend toward
  • approach

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • コウ
  • -む
  • ける
  • -む
  • かう
  • かい
  • こう
  • こう-
  • むこ
  • むか

Popular Words With This Kanji

向ける, むける

to turn towards, to point

向け, むけ

intended for ..., oriented towards ..., aimed at ...

方向, ほうこう

direction, orientation, bearing, way, course (e.g. of action)

向かう, 向う, 対う, むかう

to face, to go towards

向かう, 向う, 対う, むかう

to face, to go towards

意向, 意嚮, いこう

intention, idea, inclination

傾向, けいこう

tendency, trend, inclination

向上, こうじょう

elevation, rise, improvement, advancement, progress

動向, どうこう

trend, tendency, movement, attitude

志向, しこう

intention, aim


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