Definition of 漂

  • drift
  • float (on liquid)


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ヒョウ
  • ただよ

Popular Words With This Kanji

漂う, ただよう

to drift, to float, to waft (e.g. a scent), to hang in the air, to be in the air (e.g. a feeling or mood), to wander, to walk around aimlessly, to be unsteady, to be unstable, to falter, to flinch, to wince, to live in unreliable circumstances

漂流, ひょうりゅう

drifting, drift

漂着, ひょうちゃく

drifting ashore

漂白, ひょうはく

blanching, bleaching

漂白剤, ひょうはくざい

bleaching agent, bleach

漂泊, ひょうはく

roaming, drifting about, wandering

漂わす, ただよわす

to set adrift, to let loose, to cut loose

漂砂, ひょうさ

drift sand

漂動, ひょうどう

drift (e.g. in frequency)

蛭木, 漂木, 紅樹, ひるぎ, ヒルギ

mangrove (of family Rhizophoraceae)

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