Definition of 闕

  • lack
  • gap
  • fail
  • imperial palace

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ケツ
  • ける

Popular Words With This Kanji

欠ける, 缺ける, 闕ける, かける

to be chipped, to be damaged, to be broken, to be lacking, to be missing, to be insufficient, to be short, to be deficient, to be negligent toward, (of the moon) to wane, to go into eclipse

欠け, 闕け, 缺け, かけ

fragment, splinter, wane (of the moon)

宮闕, きゅうけつ

Imperial palace

闕所, 欠所, けっしょ

confiscation of property (Edo period)

欠望, 闕望, けつぼう

disappointment, disillusion, resentment

帝闕, 帝欠, ていけつ

imperial palace gate, imperial palace

闕腋の袍, けってきのほう

robe worn by military officials with a round collar, unstitched open sides and no ran

闕腋, 欠掖, けってき, けつえき

unstitched, open side of some traditional Japanese clothing, clothing with such an open side, robe worn by military officials with a round collar, unstitched open sides and no ran


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