Definition of 桂

  • Japanese Judas-tree
  • cinnamon tree


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ケイ
  • かつら

Popular Words With This Kanji

桂, かつら, カツラ

Japanese Judas tree (Cercidiphyllum japonicum)

月桂冠, げっけいかん

laurel wreath

桂林, けいりん

katsura forest, beautiful forest

桂馬, けいま

knight (shogi)

月桂, げっけい

laurel, the moon

月桂樹, げっけいじゅ, ゲッケイジュ

bay laurel (Laurus nobilis), bay tree, sweet bay, laurel tree

桂冠, けいかん

crown of laurel

桂冠詩人, けいかんしじん

poet laureate

桂庵, 慶庵, 慶安, けいあん

agency for employing servants and arranging marriages (Edo period), mediator, go-between, flattery, flatterer, Keian era (1648.2.15-1652.9.18)

桂男, かつらおとこ, かつらお

man in the moon

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