Definition of 克

  • overcome
  • kindly
  • skillfully

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • コク

Popular Words With This Kanji

勝つ, 克つ, 贏つ, かつ

to win, to gain victory

馬克, マルク, まるく

mark

克服, こくふく

conquest (problem, disease, handicap, etc. e.g. poverty, illness), overcoming, bringing under control, subjugation, victory over

克明, こくめい

detailed, elaborate, faithfulness, diligence, conscientiousness

克己, こっき

self denial, self control

打ち勝つ, 打ち克つ, 打勝つ, 打克つ, うちかつ

to conquer (e.g. an enemy), to defeat, to overcome (a difficulty), to out-hit

打ち勝つ, 打ち克つ, 打勝つ, 打克つ, うちかつ

to conquer (e.g. an enemy), to defeat, to overcome (a difficulty), to out-hit

相克, 相剋, そうこく

rivalry

下剋上, 下克上, げこくじょう

juniors dominating seniors, retainer supplanting his lord

超克, ちょうこく

overcoming, conquering, surmounting, getting over


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