Definition of 忍

  • endure
  • bear
  • put up with
  • conceal
  • secrete
  • spy
  • sneak


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ニン
  • しの
  • しのばせる

Popular Words With This Kanji

忍耐, にんたい

endurance, perseverance, patience

忍, にん

endurance, forbearance, patience, self-restraint

忍ぶ, しのぶ

to conceal oneself, to hide, to endure

忍ばせる, しのばせる

to conceal, to hide

忍び込む, 忍込む, しのびこむ

to creep in, to steal in

忍び込む, 忍込む, しのびこむ

to creep in, to steal in

忍者, にんじゃ

ninja (persons in feudal Japan who used ninjutsu for the purposes of espionage, assassination, sabotage, etc.)

忍び寄る, しのびよる

to creep, to steal up, to draw near unnoticed

残忍, ざんにん

cruelty, atrocity, brutality

忍びない, しのびない

cannot bring oneself (to do, etc.)

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