Definition of 拓

  • clear (the land)
  • open
  • break up (land)


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • タク
  • ひら

Popular Words With This Kanji

開拓, かいたく

reclamation (of wasteland), cultivation, pioneering, pathfinding, trail-blazing

切り開く, 切り拓く, 切開く, きりひらく

to clear (land), to open up, to cut through

拓銀, たくぎん

Takushoku Bank

拓殖, たくしょく

colonization, colonisation, exploitation

干拓, かんたく

land reclamation (from sea)

開拓者, かいたくしゃ

pioneer, settler, colonist

拓本, たくほん

rubbed copy, folio of rubbings

未開拓, みかいたく

undeveloped, wild (areas)

荒れ地を拓く, あれちをひらく

to open up unbroken land

開拓精神, かいたくせいしん

frontier spirit

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