Definition of 翻

  • flip
  • turn over
  • wave
  • flutter
  • change (mind)


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ホン
  • ハン
  • ひるがえ
  • ひるがえ

Popular Words With This Kanji

翻訳, 飜訳, ほんやく

translation, de-encryption, deciphering, rendering

零す, 溢す, 翻す, こぼす

to spill, to drop, to shed (tears), to grumble, to complain, to let one's feelings show

翻弄, 飜弄, ほんろう

trifling with, toying with, playing with, making sport of, making fun of, leading around by the nose, tossing about (a ship)

翻す, 飜す, ひるがえす

to turn over, to turn around, to change (one's mind), to reverse (one's decision), to take back (one's words), to fly (flag, etc.), to wave (skirt, cape, etc.)

翻意, ほんい

change one's mind

翻る, 飜る, ひるがえる

to turn over, to wave, to flutter

翻案, ほんあん

adaptation (of story, text)

翻って, 飜って, ひるがえって

conversely, from another angle

翻刻, ほんこく


翻車魚, まんぼう, マンボウ

ocean sunfish (Mola mola)

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