Definition of 遜

  • humble
  • modest


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ソン
  • したが
  • へりくだ
  • ゆず

Popular Words With This Kanji

謙遜, 謙そん, けんそん

humble, humility, modesty

不遜, ふそん

arrogance, insolence, disrespect

遜色, そん色, そんしょく


謙る, 遜る, へりくだる

to deprecate oneself and praise the listener, to abase oneself

傲岸不遜, ごうがんふそん


謙遜語, けんそんご

humble language

尊大不遜, そんだいふそん

arrogant and presumptuous, haughty arrogance, intolerable insolence

遜色のない, そんしょくのない

favourably comparing

遜色がある, そんしょくがある

to be inferior to, to suffer by comparison with (something)

遜色がない, そんしょくがない

bears comparison with (something), compares favorably with (something), compares favourably with (something), isn't inferior to (something)

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