Definition of 捲

  • roll
  • wind
  • coil
  • turn pages
  • roll up sleeves
  • strip off
  • be turned
  • be rolled up

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ケン
  • くる
  • まく
  • めく
  • まくれる

Popular Words With This Kanji

巻く, 捲く, まく

to wind, to coil, to roll

捲る, まくる

to turn up, to roll up (e.g. sleeves), verb suffix to indicate reckless abandon to the activity

捲る, めくる

to turn over, to turn pages of a book, to tear off, to strip off

席巻, 席捲, せっけん

sweeping conquest, sweeping over, conquering, invading

捲し立てる, まくし立てる, まくしたてる

to talk on and on

巻き上げる, 巻き揚げる, 捲き上げる, 巻上げる, まきあげる

to roll up, to hoist, to heave up, to take away, to rip off (e.g. money from someone), to blow up (dust)

捲れる, まくれる, めくれる

to be (get) turned up (inside out)

腕捲り, 腕まくり, うでまくり

rolling up one's sleeves

日めくり, 日捲り, ひめくり

daily rip-off-a-page calendar, daily pad calendar

巻土重来, 捲土重来, けん土重来, けんどじゅうらい, けんどちょうらい

recouping one's strength for a renewed attack (on), making another attempt with redoubled efforts


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