Definition of 囚

  • captured
  • criminal
  • arrest
  • catch


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • シュウ
  • とらわれる

Popular Words With This Kanji

捕らわれる, 捕われる, 囚われる, 捉われる, とらわれる

to be caught, to be captured, to be taken prisoner, to be arrested, to be apprehended, to be seized with (fear, etc.), to be a slave to, to stick to, to adhere to, to be swayed by

死刑囚, しけいしゅう

criminals condemned to death

囚人, 召人, しゅうじん, めしゅうど, めしうど


獄, 人屋, 囚獄, ごく, ひとや

jail, gaol, prison

服役囚, ふくえきしゅう

convict, prisoner

女囚, じょしゅう

female prisoner

捕囚, ほしゅう


虜囚, りょしゅう

captive, prisoner

未決囚, みけつしゅう

unconvicted prisoner, prisoner under trial

模範囚, もはんしゅう

well-behaved (model) prisoner, trusty (trustee)

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