Definition of 監

  • oversee
  • official
  • govt office
  • rule
  • administer


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • カン

Popular Words With This Kanji

監督, かんとく

supervision, control, superintendence, direction, director, superintendent, supervisor, coach, foreman, manager, overseer, controller, boss

監視, かんし

observation, guarding, inspection, surveillance

監査, 鑑査, かんさ

inspection, audit, judgement, judgment

監禁, かんきん


監査役, かんさやく

auditor, inspector

監修, かんしゅう

(editorial) supervision, general editorship, supervising director (of anime, TV series etc.)

監察, かんさつ

inspection, inspector

総監, そうかん

inspector general, commissioner

監獄, かんごく


監理, 幹理, かんり

superintendence, supervision, administration

This site uses the EDICT and KANJIDIC dictionary files. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and are used in conformance with the Group's licence.

Study Lists

Jōyō Kanji Study List

This list contains all Kanji in the revised 2010 Jōyō Kanji list.  This is a guide to the Kanji characters by the Japanese Ministry of...

Remember The Kanji 6th Edition

This is the collection of Kanji that is provided in the 6th Edition of Remember The Kanji. This is meant to make it easy to add this list...

JLPT N1 Study List

This list contains all words and kanji related to the JLPT N1 test. Official word and kanji lists are not available for these tests;...

Join Now And Go Premium To Create Your Own Vocabulary Study Lists

Join Now

Related Practice Sheets

There's Nothing Here Yet!
Nobody has created a related Practice Sheet yet. Create one now to help practice your writing skills.

Join And Go Premium To Create Your Own Practice Sheets

Join Now