Definition of 陰

  • shade
  • yin
  • negative
  • sex organs
  • secret
  • shadow

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • イン
  • かげ
  • かげ

Popular Words With This Kanji

陰, いん

yin (i.e. the negative), unseen location (i.e. somewhere private)

お蔭, 御蔭, お陰, 御陰, おかげ

(your) backing, assistance, thanks or owing to

お蔭, 御蔭, お陰, 御陰, おかげ

(your) backing, assistance, thanks or owing to

陰謀, いんぼう

plot intrigue, conspiracy

陰り, 翳り, かげり

shadow or cloud (e.g. on someone's happiness), shade, gloom

日陰, 日蔭, 日影, ひかげ

shade, shadow, sunshine

隠蔽, 陰蔽, 隠ぺい, いんぺい

concealment, suppression, hiding

陰口, 蔭口, 影口, かげぐち

malicious gossip, backbiting, speaking ill behind someone's back

山陰, やまかげ, さんいん

place in the shade of a mountain, shelter of the mountains, mountain recess

陰影, 陰翳, いんえい

shadow, gloom, shading, hatch, hatching


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