Definition of 刑

  • punish
  • penalty
  • sentence
  • punishment


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ケイ

Popular Words With This Kanji

刑事, けいじ

(police) detective, criminal matter

死刑, しけい

death penalty, capital punishment

刑, けい

penalty, sentence, punishment

求刑, きゅうけい

prosecution, recommended sentence, prosecution's demand for punishment

刑務所, けいむしょ

prison, penitentiary

処刑, しょけい


刑法, けいほう

criminal law, penal code

実刑, じっけい

jail sentence, gaol sentence, imprisonment without a stay of execution

刑事責任, けいじせきにん

criminal liability

死刑囚, しけいしゅう

criminals condemned to death

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