Definition of 寿

  • longevity
  • congratulations
  • one's natural life


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ジュ
  • シュウ
  • ことぶき
  • ことぶ
  • ことほ

Popular Words With This Kanji

寿, ことぶき

congratulations!, long life!

長寿, ちょうじゅ


寿命, じゅみょう

life span

寿司, 鮓, 鮨, すし

sushi, anything made with vinegared rice (may also contain vegetables, spices, fish, or other delicacies)

恵比寿, 恵比須, 戎, 夷, 蛭子, えびす, ゑびす, えべす, ひるこ

Ebisu (god of fishing and commerce)

米寿, べいじゅ

88th birthday

喜寿, きじゅ

77th birthday

すき焼き, すき焼, 鋤焼き, 鋤焼, 剥焼, 寿喜焼, すきやき

thin slices of beef, cooked with various vegetables in a table-top cast-iron pan, sukiyaki

福寿, ふくじゅ

long life and happiness

白寿, はくじゅ

99th birthday

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