Definition of 鱗

  • scales (fish)


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • リン
  • うろこ
  • こけ
  • こけら

Popular Words With This Kanji

鱗, うろこ, こけ, こけら

scale (of fish), serif (on kana or kanji (e.g. in Mincho font))

片鱗, へんりん

portion, part, snapshot, glimpse

逆鱗, げきりん

imperial wrath

銀鱗, ぎんりん

silvery scale, fish

鱗茎, りんけい

(lily or tulip, etc.) bulb

鱗雲, うろこぐも

cirrocumulus clouds

鱗翅目, りんしもく


鱗片, りんぺん

(animal or plant) scale

鱗状, りんじょう

scaly, scale-like

鱗翅類, りんしるい


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