Definition of 啓

  • disclose
  • open
  • say

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ケイ
  • ひら
  • さと

Popular Words With This Kanji

啓発, けいはつ

enlightenment, development, edification, public awareness, illumination, education, inspiration

啓蒙, けいもう

enlightenment, instruction

啓示, けいじ

revelation (i.e. divine revelation)

拝啓, はいけい

Dear (so and so), Dear Sir, Dear Madam, To Whom It May Concern

啓蟄, けいちつ

"awakening of insects" solar term (approx. Mar. 6, the day on which hibernating insects are said to come out of the ground)

謹啓, きんけい

Dear Sir or Madam, Dear Sirs, Gentlemen

天啓, てんけい

(divine) revelation, divine oracle

啓く, ひらく

to enlighten, to edify

啓迪, けいてき

edification, enlightenment, guide

自己啓発, じこけいはつ

self-development, self-enlightenment


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