Definition of 撫

  • stroke
  • pat
  • smooth down

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • でる

Popular Words With This Kanji

撫でる, なでる

to brush gently, to stroke, to caress

撫で下ろす, 撫で下す, なでおろす

to stroke down, to smooth down

撫で下ろす, 撫で下す, なでおろす

to stroke down, to smooth down

逆撫で, 逆なで, さかなで, ぎゃくなで

rubbing the wrong way (e.g. a cat), irritating

大和撫子, やまとなでしこ, ヤマトナデシコ

large pink (Dianthus superbus var. longicalycinus), woman who displays the feminine virtues of old Japan

撫子, 瞿麦, なでしこ, ナデシコ

pink (any flower of genus Dianthus, esp. the fringed pink, Dianthus superbus), lovable, caressable girl

慰撫, いぶ

pacification, soothing

愛撫, 愛ぶ, あいぶ

caress, loving dearly

撫で付ける, 撫でつける, なでつける

to comb down, to smooth down

撫で付ける, 撫でつける, なでつける

to comb down, to smooth down


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