Definition of 缺

  • lack
  • gap
  • fail

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ケツ
  • ケン
  • ける

Popular Words With This Kanji

欠ける, 缺ける, 闕ける, かける

to be chipped, to be damaged, to be broken, to be lacking, to be missing, to be insufficient, to be short, to be deficient, to be negligent toward, (of the moon) to wane, to go into eclipse

欠け, 闕け, 缺け, かけ

fragment, splinter, wane (of the moon)

欠缺, けんけつ

lacuna, gap where something is lacked

法の欠缺, ほうのけんけつ

gap in the law

記録欠缺の主張, きろくけんけつのしゅちょう

alleging diminution

欠缺利札, けんけつりさつ

invalid coupon

欠, 缺, けつ

lack, deficiency, vacancy


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