Definition of 萎

  • wither
  • droop
  • lame


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • しおれる
  • しなびる
  • しぼ
  • える

Popular Words With This Kanji

萎縮, 委縮, いしゅく

withering, atrophy, contraction, dwarf

凋む, 萎む, しぼむ

to wither, to fade (away), to shrivel, to wilt

萎える, なえる

to wither, to droop, to be lame

萎れる, 凋れる, 悄れる, しおれる

to wither, to wilt, to droop, to fade, to be dejected, to be disheartened, to be depressed, to be crestfallen

跛, 蹇, 足萎え, びっこ, ちんば, あしなえ

lameness, cripple, mismatched pair (of shoes, etc.)

萎びる, しなびる

to wilt, to fade

萎靡, いび

decline, decay

弱竹, 萎ゆ竹, なよたけ, なゆたけ, ナヨタケ, ナユタケ

Simon bamboo (Pleioblastus simonii), any thin, but flexible bamboo

萎縮症, いしゅくしょう


攣, 手萎, てなえ

arm disability, someone with disabled arms

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