Definition of 貞

  • upright
  • chastity
  • constancy
  • righteousness


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • テイ
  • さだ

Popular Words With This Kanji

貞, てい

firm adherence to one's principles, chastity (of a woman)

貞治, じょうじ

Jouji era (of the Northern Court) (1362.9.23-1368.2.18)

貞淑, ていしゅく

chastity, virtue, fidelity, feminine modesty

不貞, ふてい

unfaithfulness, infidelity, unchastity

貞操, ていそう

chastity, virtue, fidelity

不貞腐れる, ふて腐れる, ふてくされる

to become sulky, to become irresponsible

貞節, ていせつ

chastity, virtue, fidelity

貞女, ていじょ

virtuous woman, faithful wife

不貞寝, ふて寝, ふてね

staying in bed out of spite

貞はる, さだはる

to harp too long on a subject

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