Definition of 咎

  • blame
  • censure
  • reprimand

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • キュウ
  • コウ
  • とがめる
  • とが

Popular Words With This Kanji

咎める, とがめる

to blame, to find fault, to challenge, to threaten, to take someone to task, to aggravate (an injury)

咎め, とがめ

blame, censure, rebuke, reproof

咎, 科, とが

error, mistake, fault, sin, wrongdoing, offense

傷咎め, きずとがめ

inflamed wound

既往は咎めず, きおうはとがめず

don't dwell on the past

聞き咎める, ききとがめる

to find fault with

咎人, 科人, とがにん

offender, criminal

咎め立て, とがめだて

fault-finding

良心が咎める, りょうしんがとがめる

to have a guilty conscience, to have (something) lie heavy on one's conscience

見咎める, 見とがめる, みとがめる

to find fault with, to question


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