Definition of 緊

  • tense
  • solid
  • hard
  • reliable
  • tight


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • キン
  • める
  • まる

Popular Words With This Kanji

緊急, きんきゅう

urgent, pressing, emergency

緊張, きんちょう

tension, mental strain, nervousness

緊迫, きんぱく

tension, strain

緊密, きんみつ

rigour, rigor, closeness, compactness, tightly knit

硬い, 固い, 堅い, 緊い, かたい

hard, solid, tough, stiff, tight, wooden, unpolished (e.g. writing), strong, firm (not viscous or easily moved), safe, steady, honest, steadfast, obstinate, stubborn, bookish, formal, stuffy

締める, 〆る, 緊める, しめる

to tie, to fasten, to total, to sum, to be strict with, to economize (economise), to cut down on, to make sushi adding a mixture of vinegar and salt

緊縮, きんしゅく

shrinkage, contraction, economy, retrenchment

閉まる, 締まる, 緊まる, しまる

to be shut, to close, to be closed, to be locked, to tighten, to be tightened, to become sober, to become tense

犇犇, 犇々, 緊緊, 緊々, ひしひし

acutely, severely, tightly, keenly

犇犇, 犇々, 緊緊, 緊々, ひしひし

acutely, severely, tightly, keenly

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