Definition of 謙

  • self-effacing
  • humble oneself
  • condescend
  • be modest


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ケン

Popular Words With This Kanji

謙虚, けんきょ

modesty, humility

謙遜, 謙そん, けんそん

humble, humility, modesty

謙遜, 謙そん, けんそん

humble, humility, modesty

謙譲, けんじょう

modesty, humility

謙る, 遜る, へりくだる

to deprecate oneself and praise the listener, to abase oneself

謙譲語, けんじょうご

humble language (e.g. itadaku)

謙譲語II, 謙譲語2, けんじょうごに

humble language in which an action or object is not directed toward the listener (or a third party), humble language used as a courtesy

恭謙, きょうけん

modesty, humility

謙遜語, けんそんご

humble language

謙称, けんしょう

refer to modestly

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