Definition of 建

  • build


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ケン
  • コン
  • てる
  • -だ

Popular Words With This Kanji

建設, けんせつ

construction, establishment

再建, さいけん

rebuilding, reconstruction, rehabilitation

建築, けんちく

construction, architecture (of buildings)

建物, たてもの


建て, 建, たて

contract, commitment

建て, 建, たて

contract, commitment

建設省, けんせつしょう

Ministry of Construction

建てる, たてる

to build, to construct

建て, だて

indicates storeys, structures, or materials used in a building, indicates denomination (after a currency)

二階建て, 二階建, にかいだて

two-storied building

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