Definition of 賤

  • despise
  • low-life
  • poverty

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • セン
  • ゼン
  • いやしい
  • いやしむ
  • しず
  • やす

Popular Words With This Kanji

賤, しず, せん

lowly person, lowliness, I (used by male entertainers)

卑しい, 賤しい, いやしい

lowborn, humble, lowly, vulgar, coarse, crude, mean, base, vile, shabby, greedy, gluttonous, avaricious

貴賤, 貴賎, きせん

high and low, all ranks

賎民, 賤民, せんみん

humble or lowly people

卑しむ, 賤しむ, いやしむ

to despise, to disdain, to scorn

微賤, 微賎, びせん

low rank, humble station, obscurity

貧賎, 貧賤, ひんせん

poor and lowly

貧富貴賤, ひんぷきせん

rich and poor, high and low, people of all ranks

貴賤結婚, きせんけっこん

morganatic marriage (marriage of a noble and a commoner that disallows the passage of title, possessions, etc.)

不可触賎民, 不可触賤民, ふかしょくせんみん

untouchable (of India's caste system)


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