Definition of 苛

  • torment
  • scold
  • chastise


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • いじめる
  • さいな
  • いらだ
  • からい
  • こまかい

Popular Words With This Kanji

苛める, 虐める, いじめる

to tease, to torment, to persecute, to chastise

過酷, 苛酷, かこく

rigour, rigor, severity, cruelty, harsh

苛立ち, いら立ち, いらだち


苛立つ, いら立つ, いらだつ

to be irritated

苛々, 苛苛, 刺々, 刺刺, いらいら

getting nervous, irritation

苛々, 苛苛, 刺々, 刺刺, いらいら

getting nervous, irritation

苛む, 嘖む, さいなむ

to torment, to torture, to harass

いじめられっ子, 苛められっ子, いじめられっこ

bullied child

苛烈, かれつ

severe, stern

苛立たしい, いら立たしい, いらだたしい

irritating, frustrating

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