Definition of 忌

  • mourning
  • abhor
  • detestable
  • death anniversary

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • まわしい

Popular Words With This Kanji

忌み, 斎み, 忌, 斎, いみ

mourning, abstinence, taboo, religious purification, pure, holy

忌み, 斎み, 忌, 斎, いみ

mourning, abstinence, taboo, religious purification, pure, holy

回忌, かいき

death anniversary

忌避, きひ

evasion, shirking, avoidance, challenge, (taking) exception

一周忌, いっしゅうき

first anniversary of death

禁忌, きんき

taboo, day, time, direction, words, etc. that must be avoided, contraindication (medical)

七回忌, しちかいき

seventh anniversary of a death

三回忌, さんかいき

second anniversary of a death

忌まわしい, いまわしい

unpleasant, disagreeable, abominable, disgusting, unsavory, unlucky, inauspicious

忌む, 斎む, 諱む, いむ

to avoid, to refrain from, to shun, to detest


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