Definition of 麹

  • malt
  • yeast

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • キク
  • こうじ

Popular Words With This Kanji

麹, 糀, こうじ

mould grown on rice, etc. as a starter to make sake (mold)

麹菌, こうじきん

yeast plant, yeast cell

麹黴, こうじかび

yeast plant, yeast cell

米麹, こめこうじ

rice-malt


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