Definition of 救

  • salvation
  • save
  • help
  • rescue
  • reclaim


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • キュウ
  • すく

Popular Words With This Kanji

救済, きゅうさい

relief, aid, rescue, salvation, help

救援, きゅうえん

relief, rescue, reinforcement

助ける, 援ける, 救ける, 扶ける, 佐ける, 佑ける, 輔ける, たすける

to help, to save, to rescue, to give relief to, to spare (life), to reinforce, to promote, to abet

救う, すくう

to rescue from, to help out of, to save

救助, きゅうじょ

relief, aid, rescue

救出, きゅうしゅつ

rescue, extricate, reclaim, deliverance

救急, きゅうきゅう

first-aid, emergency (aid)

救急車, きゅうきゅうしゃ


救命, きゅうめい


救い, すくい

help, aid, relief, (religious) salvation, (Christian) grace, providence

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