Definition of 喜

  • rejoice
  • take pleasure in


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • よろこ
  • よろこばす

Popular Words With This Kanji

喜ぶ, 悦ぶ, 歓ぶ, 慶ぶ, 欣ぶ, よろこぶ

to be delighted, to be glad, to be pleased, to congratulate, to gratefully accept

喜び, 慶び, 悦び, 歓び, よろこび

joy, delight, rapture, pleasure, gratification, rejoicing, congratulations, felicitations

喜劇, きげき

comedy, funny show

大喜び, おおよろこび

great joy

喜ばしい, よろこばしい

delightful, joyous, happy

歓喜, かんき

delight, great joy

一喜一憂, いっきいちゆう

now rejoicing, now worrying, swinging from joy to sorrow, glad and sad by turns, alternating hope and fear, unable to put one's mind at ease

喜怒哀楽, きどあいらく

human emotions (joy, anger, pathos, and humor) (humour)

喜寿, きじゅ

77th birthday

喜望峰, きぼうほう

Cape of Good Hope

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