Japanese Dictionary

Kanji literal and JLPT

Strokes count

Strokes: 9



stature, height, back, behind, disobey, defy, go back on, rebel
On'Yomi Readings

On'Yomi Readings

  • ハイ
On'Yomi Readings

Kun'Yomi Readings

  • せい
  • そむ.く
  • そむ.ける

Popular Words With This Kanji

  • 背景

    background; scenery; backdrop; setting; circumstance; context

    backing; support (from behind the scenes)

  • 背負う, 脊負う

    to be burdened with; to take responsibility for; to carry on back or shoulder

    to have (something) in the background; to be in front (of something)

  • 背中, 背なか

    back (of body)

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