Definition of 懸

  • suspend
  • hang
  • 10%
  • install
  • depend
  • consult


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ケン
  • ける
  • かる

Popular Words With This Kanji

掛ける, 懸ける, かける

to hang (e.g. picture), to hoist (e.g. sail), to raise (e.g. flag), to sit, to be partway (verb), to begin (but not complete), to take (time, money), to expend (money, time, etc.), to make (a call), to multiply, to secure (e.g. lock), to put on (glasses, etc.), to cover, to burden someone, to apply (insurance), to turn on (an engine, etc.), to set (a dial, an alarm clock, etc.), to put an effect (spell, anaesthetic, etc.) on, to hold an emotion for (pity, hope, etc.), to bind, to pour (or sprinkle, spray, etc.) onto, to argue (in court), to deliberate (in a meeting), to present (e.g. idea to a conference, etc.), to increase further, to catch (in a trap, etc.), to set atop, to erect (a makeshift building), to hold (a play, festival, etc.), (after -masu stem of verb) indicates (verb) is being directed to (someone)

懸念, けねん

worry, fear, anxiety, concern

懸命, けんめい

eagerness, earnestness, risking one's life

懸案, けんあん

pending question, pending problem

一生懸命, 一生けん命, いっしょうけんめい

very hard, with utmost effort, with all one's might, for dear life

駆け引き, 駆引き, 掛け引き, 懸引き, かけひき

bargaining, haggling, tactics, strategy

心がける, 心掛ける, 心懸ける, こころがける

to keep in mind, to bear in mind, to try, to aim to do, to endeavor, to endeavour

手掛かり, 手がかり, 手掛り, 手懸かり, 手懸り, てがかり

clue, key, trail, scent, track, contact, handhold, on hand

手掛かり, 手がかり, 手掛り, 手懸かり, 手懸り, てがかり

clue, key, trail, scent, track, contact, handhold, on hand

掛かる, 懸かる, 掛る, 懸る, かかる

to take, to hang, to come into view, to arrive, to come under (a contract, a tax), to start (engines, motors), to attend, to deal with, to handle, to have started to, to be on the verge of, to overlap (e.g. information in a manual), to cover, to (come) at, to be fastened, to be covered (e.g. with dust, a table-cloth, etc.), to be caught in, to get a call, to depend on

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