Definition of 乏

  • destitution
  • scarce
  • limited

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ボウ
  • とぼしい
  • ともしい

Popular Words With This Kanji

乏しい, とぼしい, ともしい

meagre, meager, scarce, limited, destitute, hard up, lacking, scanty, poor

貧乏, 貧棒, 貧之, びんぼう

poverty, destitute, poor

欠乏, けつぼう

want, shortage, famine

窮乏, きゅうぼう

poverty, destitution, privation, indigence, penury

耐乏, たいぼう

austerity, voluntary privation

貧乏性, びんぼうしょう

destined to poverty, parsimonious spirit, tendency to be frugal, poor person's mentality (e.g. inability to relax)

乏しき, とぼしき

poverty

貧乏暮らし, 貧乏暮し, びんぼうぐらし

needy circumstances, living in poverty

貧乏神, びんぼうがみ

god of poverty

貧乏暮らし, 貧乏暮し, びんぼうぐらし

needy circumstances, living in poverty


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