Japanese Dictionary

Kanji literal and JLPT

Strokes count

Strokes: 11



On'Yomi Readings

On'Yomi Readings

  • タン
On'Yomi Readings

Kun'Yomi Readings

  • く.う
  • くらわ.す

Popular Words With This Kanji

  • 食う, 喰う, 啖う

    to eat

    to live; to make a living; to survive

    to bite; to sting (as insects do)

    to tease; to torment; to taunt; to make light of; to make fun of

    to encroach on; to eat into; to consume

    to defeat a superior; to threaten a position

    to consume time and-or resources

    to receive something (usu. an unfavourable event)

    to have sexual relations with a woman, esp. for the first time

  • 啖呵

    caustic words

  • 健啖

    gluttony; voracity

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