Definition of 巷

  • fork in road
  • scene
  • arena
  • theater

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • コウ
  • ちまた

Popular Words With This Kanji

巷, 岐, 衢, ちまた

the public, street, district, quarters, location (of a battle, etc.), divide (e.g. between life and death), (orig. meaning) fork (in a road), crossroads

巷談, こうだん

rumour, rumor, gossip

巷間, こうかん

on the street, around town, the world, the public

巷説, こうせつ

gossip, talk about town

陋巷, ろうこう

narrow, dirty backstreet

街談巷説, がいだんこうせつ

street gossips and idle rumors

悪の巷, あくのちまた

skid row, underworld

街談巷語, がいだんこうご

street gossips and idle rumors, hearsay

柳巷花街, りゅうこうかがい

red-light district, pleasure quarter

修羅の巷, しゅらのちまた

scene of carnage


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