Definition of 塞

  • close
  • shut
  • cover
  • block
  • obstruct

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ソク
  • サイ
  • ふさ
  • とりで
  • ちる

Popular Words With This Kanji

塞ぐ, 壅ぐ, ふさぐ

to stop up, to close up, to block (up), to occupy, to fill up, to take up, to stand in another's way, to plug up, to shut up

塞がる, 壅がる, ふさがる, ふたがる

to be closed, to be blocked, to be healed (e.g. wound), to be shut up, to be clogged, to be plugged up, to be occupied, to be taken (e.g. accommodation)

閉塞, へいそく

closure, blockage

心筋梗塞, しんきんこうそく

heart attack, myocardial infarction

要塞, ようさい

fort, stronghold, fortification

せき止める, 堰き止める, 塞き止める, せきとめる

to dam up, to hold back, to keep back, to bring to a halt, to intercept, to check

脳梗塞, 脳硬塞, 脳こうそく, のうこうそく

stroke (blocked blood vessel in brain), cerebral infarction

脳梗塞, 脳硬塞, 脳こうそく, のうこうそく

stroke (blocked blood vessel in brain), cerebral infarction

梗塞, こうそく

stoppage, tightness, block, infarction

道祖神, 塞の神, 障の神, どうそじん, どうそしん, さいのかみ, さえのかみ

traveler's guardian deity (traveller)


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