Definition of 震

  • quake
  • shake
  • tremble
  • quiver
  • shiver


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • シン
  • ふる
  • ふるえる

Popular Words With This Kanji

地震, じしん, ない, なえ


震源, しんげん

hypocentre (of an earthquake), hypocenter

震度, しんど

Japanese earthquake scale (level 1: weak to level 7: devastation)

震う, ふるう

to shake, to tremble, to vibrate

震える, 顫える, ふるえる

to shiver, to shake, to quake, to tremble, to quaver, to quiver

大震災, だいしんさい

great earthquake (disaster), Great Kanto earthquake of 1923

微震, びしん

slight earthquake

振れる, 震れる, 偏れる, ふれる

to swing, to shake, to wave, to veer, to deflect, to lean towards

震動, しんどう

shock, tremor, impact

余震, よしん


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