Definition of 冷

  • cool
  • cold (beer, person)
  • chill


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • レイ
  • つめたい
  • える
  • ややか
  • やす
  • やかす
  • める
  • ます

Popular Words With This Kanji

冷戦, れいせん

cold war

冷静, れいせい

calm, composure, coolness, serenity

冷たい, つめたい, つべたい

cold (to the touch), chilly, icy, freezing, coldhearted, unfeeling

冷蔵庫, れいぞうこ


冷却, れいきゃく

cooling, refrigeration

冷凍, れいとう

freezing, cold storage, refrigeration

冷夏, れいか

a cool summer

冷え込む, ひえこむ

to get colder, to get chilled

冷める, さめる

to become cool (e.g. from a high temperature to room temperature), to come down (fever), to cool down (interest), to abate, to subside, to dampen

冷やす, 冷す, ひやす

to cool (from room temperature), to chill, to refrigerate, to calm down, to cool off, to regain one's composure, to relax, to be frightened (at), to be scared (of)

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