Definition of 藪

  • thicket
  • bush
  • underbrush
  • grove

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ソウ
  • やぶ

Popular Words With This Kanji

藪, 薮, やぶ, ヤブ

thicket, bush, grove, scrub, (medical) quack

藪睨み, やぶにらみ

squint, mistaken view

やぶ蛇, 薮蛇, 藪蛇, やぶへび

unnecessary trouble brought upon oneself, stirring up a hornet's nest

竹薮, 竹やぶ, 竹藪, たけやぶ

bamboo grove

薮入り, 藪入, 家父入, やぶいり

holiday granted to servants on the 16th of the first and seventh months

藪茗荷, やぶみょうが, ヤブミョウガ

Pollia japonica (species of spiderwort)

藪から棒に, やぶからぼうに

unexpectedly, out of the blue

藪枯らし, 藪枯, やぶがらし, ヤブガラシ

bushkiller (species of herbaceous plant, Cayratia japonica)

八幡の薮知らず, 八幡の不知藪, やわたのやぶしらず

labyrinth, maze

藪の中, やぶのなか

inability to discern the truth due to conflicting testimony (name derived the Akutagawa Ryuunosuke story "In A Grove")


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