Definition of 弾

  • bullet
  • twang
  • flip
  • snap


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ダン
  • タン
  • -ひ
  • はず
  • たま
  • はじ
  • はじける
  • ただ
  • はじきゆみ

Popular Words With This Kanji

玉, 球, 珠, 弾, たま

ball, sphere, globe, orb, bead (of sweat, dew, etc.), drop, droplet, ball (in sports), pile (of noodles, etc.), bullet, bulb (i.e. a light bulb), lens (of glasses, etc.), bead (of an abacus), ball (i.e. a testicle), gem, jewel (esp. spherical; sometimes used figuratively), pearl, female entertainer (e.g. a geisha), person (when commenting on their nature), character, item, funds or person used as part of a plot, egg, coin, precious, beautiful, excellent

爆弾, ばくだん


弾圧, だんあつ

oppression, suppression, pressure

弾く, はじく

to flip, to snap, to flick, to repel, to use (an abacus), to calculate, to strum, to pluck the strings (of a guitar, etc.)

弾み, 勢み, 勢, はずみ

bounce, spring, rebound, momentum, inertia, spur of the moment, impulse

弾力, だんりょく

elasticity, flexibility

弾ける, はじける

to burst open, to split open, to pop

弾薬, だんやく


弾道, だんどう

trajectory, line of fire, ballistic

銃弾, じゅうだん

bullet (from a rifle)

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