Definition of 担

  • shouldering
  • carry
  • raise
  • bear


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • タン
  • かつ
  • にな

Popular Words With This Kanji

担当, たんとう

(in) charge (of an area of responsibility, but not necessarily supervision of staff)

負担, ふたん

burden, charge, responsibility

担当者, たんとうしゃ

person in charge (of an area of work, but not necessarily supervising other staff), person responsible, one in charge, responsible party, contact (person)

担保, たんぽ

security, collateral (e.g. mortgage)

担う, 荷う, 荷なう, になう

to carry on shoulder, to bear (burden), to shoulder (gun)

分担, ぶんたん

apportionment, allotment, share

担任, たんにん

in charge (of something), homeroom teacher

担ぐ, かつぐ

to shoulder, to carry on one's shoulder, to take (someone) for a ride, to deceive, to take in

担い手, にないて

a bearer, carrier, person in charge

加担, 荷担, かたん

support, participation, assistance, complicity, conspiracy

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