Definition of 貪

  • covet
  • indulge in

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • タン
  • トン
  • むさぼ

Popular Words With This Kanji

貪る, むさぼる

to covet, to indulge in, to deeply desire, to lust insatiably for, to devour greedily

貪欲, 貪慾, どんよく, とんよく, たんよく

avarice, greed, covetousness, raga (desire)

貪欲, 貪慾, どんよく, とんよく, たんよく

avarice, greed, covetousness, raga (desire)

突慳貪, 突っ慳貪, つっけんどん

blunt, curt, brusque

突慳貪, 突っ慳貪, つっけんどん

blunt, curt, brusque

貪, たん, どん

coveting, raga (desire)

貪瞋痴, 貪瞋癡, とんじんち

the three kilesas that poison the heart of man (greed, hatred and delusion)

貪瞋痴, 貪瞋癡, とんじんち

the three kilesas that poison the heart of man (greed, hatred and delusion)

貪り食らう, むさぼりくらう

to devour greedily

貪り読む, むさぼりよむ

to read avidly


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