Definition of 驕

  • pride
  • haughtiness

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • キョウ
  • おご

Popular Words With This Kanji

奢る, 傲る, 驕る, おごる

to give (someone) a treat, to be extravagant, to live luxuriously, to be proud, to be haughty

驕児, きょうじ

spoiled child, spoilt child

驕慢, きょうまん

arrogance

驕兵必敗, きょうへいひっぱい

Defeat is inevitable for an overconfident army, Being arrogant and overconfident inevitably leads to defeat (failure), Pride comes before a fall

奢る平家久しからず, 驕る平家久しからず, おごるへいけひさしからず

pride goes before a fall, lit: the proud Heike family lasts not long

驕る平家は久しからず, おごるへいけはひさしからず

Pride will have a fall

驕傲, きょうごう

pride, arrogance

驕り, おごり

arrogance, haughtiness, conceitedness

驕奢, きょうしゃ

luxury, extravagance

驕恣, 驕肆, きょうし

being proud and self-willed


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