Definition of 頭

  • head
  • counter for large animals


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • トウ
  • あたま
  • かしら
  • -がしら
  • かぶり

Popular Words With This Kanji

頭, とう

counter for large animals (e.g. head of cattle)

頭, 首, あたま, かしら, かぶり, こうべ, ず, つむり, つぶり, つむ, かぶ

head, mind, brain, intellect, top, hair (on one's head), bangs, fringe, top structural component of a kanji

冒頭, ぼうとう

beginning, start, outset

先頭, 先登, せんとう

head, lead, vanguard, first

頭取, とうどり

(bank) president, greenroom manager (in a theater)

店頭, てんとう

shop front, counter, shop, over-the-counter (financial)

街頭, がいとう

in the street

念頭, ねんとう


筆頭, ひっとう

brush tip, first on a list, head, chief

台頭, 擡頭, たいとう

rise of, appearance of, raising one's head, coming to power, becoming famous, (being in the) forefront, prominence

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