Definition of 軽

  • lightly
  • trifling
  • unimportant


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ケイ
  • かる
  • かろやか
  • かろんじる

Popular Words With This Kanji

軽い, かるい, かろい

light (i.e. not heavy), feeling light (i.e. offering little resistance, moving easily), light (i.e. of foot), nimble, agile, non-serious, minor, unimportant, trivial, slight, small, gentle, soft, easy, simple, indiscriminate

軽, けい


軽減, けいげん

abatement, reduction

手軽, てがる

easy, simple, informal, offhand, cheap

軽傷, けいしょう

minor injury

軽量, けいりょう

light weight

軽視, けいし

despise, slight, ignore, neglect

気軽, きがる

carefree, buoyant, lighthearted, sprightly, ease

軽自動車, けいじどうしゃ

light motor vehicle (up to 660cc and 64bhp)

軽油, けいゆ

diesel oil, gas oil, light oil

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