Definition of 照

  • illuminate
  • shine
  • compare
  • bashful


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ショウ
  • らす
  • れる

Popular Words With This Kanji

対照的, たいしょうてき


照明, しょうめい

illumination, lighting

参照, さんしょう

reference, bibliographical reference, consultation, browsing (e.g. when selecting a file to upload on a computer), checking out

照らす, てらす

to shine on, to illuminate

照準, しょうじゅん

sight (e.g. of a gun), aim, alignment

対照, たいしょう

contrast, antithesis, comparison

照会, しょうかい

inquiry, enquiry, query, reference

照射, しょうしゃ


照れる, てれる

to be shy, to be bashful, to feel awkward, to feel embarrassed

照合, しょうごう

collation, comparison

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