Definition of 境

  • boundary
  • border
  • region


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • キョウ
  • ケイ
  • さかい

Popular Words With This Kanji

環境, かんきょう

environment, circumstance

境, 界, さかい, きょう

border, boundary, area, region, spot, space, environment, psychological state, mental state, cognitive object, something perceptible by the sense organs or mind

国境, 国界, 国堺, こっきょう, くにざかい, こっかい

national border, provincial border

環境庁, かんきょうちょう

Environment Agency

心境, しんきょう

mental state

境界, きょうかい


苦境, くきょう

trouble, crisis, predicament, squeeze, pinch

境内, けいだい

grounds (esp. of shrines and temples), compound, churchyard, precincts

越境, えっきょう

border transgression

境地, きょうち

state (of mind), mental state, emotional condition, field (of activity), one's lot, circumstance, situation in life, place, region, area, land

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