Definition of 躍

  • leap
  • dance
  • skip


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ヤク
  • おど

Popular Words With This Kanji

活躍, かつやく

activity (esp. energetic), great efforts, conspicuous service, to flourish, to participate actively, to play an active role

躍進, やくしん

rush, dash, onslaught, dancing ahead

飛躍, ひやく

leaping, activity, leapfrog (over a problem), making a leap (e.g. in logic), making great strides, making rapid progress, emerging, becoming active, playing an active part

躍る, 跳る, おどる

to jump, to leap, to pound (of one's heart, i.e. with excitement), to throb, to be messily written

一躍, いちやく

(at) one bound

躍起, やっき

desperation, eagerness

躍動, やくどう

lively motion, throb

暗躍, あんやく

secret manoeuvering, secret maneuvering, secret manoeuvres, secret maneuvers

跳躍, ちょうやく

jump, leap, skip, bound

躍如, やくじょ

vivid, lifelike, graphic

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