Definition of 蝉

  • cicada

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • セン
  • ゼン
  • せみ

Popular Words With This Kanji

蝉, せみ, セミ

cicada, locust

川蝉, 翡翠, 魚狗, かわせみ, ひすい, しょうびん, カワセミ

kingfisher (esp. the common kingfisher, Alcedo atthis), jade (gem), beautiful lustrous colour similar to that of the kingfisher's feathers

空蝉, 虚蝉, 現人, うつせみ, うつそみ, うつしおみ

man of this world, the real world, temporal things, cast-off cicada shell, cicada

空蝉, 虚蝉, 現人, うつせみ, うつそみ, うつしおみ

man of this world, the real world, temporal things, cast-off cicada shell, cicada

みんみん蝉, 蛁蟟, みんみんぜみ, ミンミンゼミ

Oncotympana maculaticollis (large black and green species of Oriental cicada)

寒蝉, かんぜみ, かんせん, かんぜん

cicadas which sing in late autumn

角蝉, つのぜみ, ツノゼミ

treehopper (any insect of family Membracidae, esp. the species Orthobelus flavipes)

油蝉, 鳴蜩, あぶらぜみ

large brown cicada (Graptopsaltria nigrofuscata), aburazemi

姫春蝉, ひめはるぜみ, ヒメハルゼミ

Euterpnosia chibensis (species of cicada)

蝉魴鮄, せみほうぼう, セミホウボウ

Oriental flying gurnard (Dactyloptena orientalis)


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