Definition of 険

  • precipitous
  • inaccessible place
  • impregnable position
  • steep place
  • sharp eyes


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ケン
  • けわしい

Popular Words With This Kanji

危険, きけん

danger, peril, hazard, dangerous, hazardous

保険, ほけん

insurance, guarantee

真剣, 真険, しんけん

seriousness, earnestness, real sword (as opposed to unsharpened or wooden practice weapon) (practise)

生命保険, せいめいほけん

life insurance

冒険, ぼうけん

risk, venture, adventure

保険金, ほけんきん

insurance payout, insurance money

健康保険, けんこうほけん

health insurance

探検, 探険, たんけん

exploration, expedition

険しい, 嶮しい, けわしい

precipitous, rugged, inaccessible, impregnable, steep, grim, severe, stern

社会保険, しゃかいほけん

social insurance

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