Definition of 挺

  • counter for guns, inksticks, palanquins, rickshaws
  • bravely volunteer

Readings

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

Popular Words With This Kanji

挺, 梃, ちょう

counter for long and narrow things such as guns, scissors, spades, hoes, inksticks, palanquins, candles, jinrikishas, shamisen, oars, etc.

八丁, 八挺, はっちょう

skillfulness

挺身隊, ていしんたい

volunteer corps

挺身, ていしん

volunteer, volunteering

空挺, くうてい

airborne

空挺師団, くうていしだん

Airborne Division

挺す, ていす

to volunteer (bravely)

挺進, ていしん

go ahead of

女子挺身隊, じょしていしんたい

women's volunteer corps (groups of young female workers organized on Japanese territory during WWII, sometimes mistakenly associated with comfort women)

空挺降下地域, くうていこうかちいき

drop zone


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