Definition of 牽

  • pull
  • tug
  • drag
  • lead by hand

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ケン

Popular Words With This Kanji

引く, 曳く, 牽く, ひく

to pull, to draw (attention, etc.), to attract (interest, etc.), to draw back, to draw (a card), to draw (plan, line, etc.), to catch (cold), to play (string instr.), to look up (e.g. dictionary), to consult, to haul, to pull (vehicles), to subtract, to ebb, to fade, to descend (from), to inherit (a characteristic), to quote, to raise (as evidence), to lay (a cable), to draw (a cable)

牽制, けん制, けんせい

check, restraint, constraint, diversion, feint, screen

牽引, けん引, けんいん

hauling, tow, pull, drag

牽引車, けんいんしゃ

tractor, towing vehicle, driving force, leading role

牽強, けんきょう

distortion of facts

牽強付会, けんきょうふかい

farfetched (argument, opinion), forced (sense, view), strained (interpretation), distorted

牽引力, けんいんりょく

pulling power

牽引療法, けんいんりょうほう

traction therapy

牽牛星, けんぎゅうせい

Altair

牽制作戦, けんせいさくせん

diversionary operations


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