Definition of 補

  • supplement
  • supply
  • make good
  • offset
  • compensate
  • assistant
  • learner


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • おぎな

Popular Words With This Kanji

候補, こうほ

candidate, contender, prospect, pick, choice, list, candidacy, candidature, nomination

立候補, りっこうほ

announcing candidacy, becoming a candidate

補償, ほしょう

compensation, reparation

補助, ほじょ

assistance, support, aid, help, subsidy, supplement, subvention, grant-in-aid, auxiliary, subsidiary, spot (in bodybuilding)

補正予算, ほせいよさん

revised or supplementary budget

補佐, 輔佐, ほさ

aid, help, assistance, assistant, counselor, counsellor, adviser, advisor

補強, ほきょう

compensation, reinforcement

補給, ほきゅう

supply, supplying, replenishment

補う, おぎなう

to compensate for, to supplement

補完, ほかん

complementation, supplementation, completion

This site uses the EDICT and KANJIDIC dictionary files. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and are used in conformance with the Group's licence.

Study Lists

JLPT N2 Study List

This list contains all words and kanji related to the JLPT N2 test. Official word and kanji lists are not available for these tests;...

Jōyō Kanji Study List

This list contains all Kanji in the revised 2010 Jōyō Kanji list.  This is a guide to the Kanji characters by the Japanese Ministry of...

Remember The Kanji 6th Edition

This is the collection of Kanji that is provided in the 6th Edition of Remember The Kanji. This is meant to make it easy to add this list...

Week 47: Joyo Kanji Challenge

From "Renowned" to "Theory"


Words which have come up in translation work.  

Join Now And Go Premium To Create Your Own Vocabulary Study Lists

Join Now

Related Practice Sheets

Week 47: Joyo Kanji Challenge

From "Renowned" to "Theory"

Join And Go Premium To Create Your Own Practice Sheets

Join Now