Definition of 座

  • squat
  • seat
  • cushion
  • gathering
  • sit

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • すわ

Popular Words With This Kanji

座, ざ

seat, place, position, status, gathering, group, stand, pedestal, platform, (historical) trade guild, attaches to the names of theatres, theatrical troupes, and constellations, counter for theatres, deities, Buddhist images, tall mountains, and satokagura songs

銀座, ぎんざ

Ginza (shopping district in Tokyo), (Edo period) silver mint

講座, こうざ

academic teaching unit, lectureship, professorial chair, course (e.g. of lectures)

座長, ざちょう

chairman

座る, 坐る, 据わる, 据る, すわる

to sit, to squat, to assume (a position), to hold steady, to hold still

口座, こうざ

account (e.g. bank)

御座る, ご座る, ござる

to be

御座る, ご座る, ござる

to be

座席, ざせき

seat

王座, おうざ

throne


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