Definition of 希

  • hope
  • beg
  • request
  • pray
  • beseech
  • Greece
  • dilute (acid)
  • rare
  • few
  • phenomenal


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • まれ

Popular Words With This Kanji

希望, 冀望, きぼう

hope, wish, aspiration

稀, 希, まれ

rare, seldom

希薄, 稀薄, きはく

thin (e.g. air), diluted, sparse, lean, weak, rarified, rarefied, lacking (e.g. empathy), deficient, insufficient (e.g. zeal)

希少, 稀少, きしょう

scarce, rare

希求, ききゅう

aspiring to, seek, demand, ask for

希有, 稀有, けう

rare, uncommon

古希, 古稀, こき

seventieth birthday, 70th birthday

希代, 稀代, きだい, きたい

rarity, uncommonness

希望的, きぼうてき


希臘, ぎりしゃ, ギリシア, ギリシャ


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