Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
転覆, 顛覆, 転ぷく
Kana Reading
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
    capsizing; overturn; turning over; upset
    Example sentence
    大波受けてカヌー転覆した A big wave turned over his canoe.
  • Parts of speech
    overthrow (e.g. a government)
    Example sentence
    大波彼らのボート転覆した The huge waves upset their boat.

Examples of 転覆, 顛覆, 転ぷく, てんぷく in a sentence

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Kanji in this word


18 strokes

capsize, cover, shade, mantle, be ruined

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11 strokes

revolve, turn around, change

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19 strokes

overturn, summit, origin

On'Yomi: テン

Kun'Yomi: いただき, たお.れる

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