Definition of 玄

  • mysterious
  • occultness

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ゲン

Popular Words With This Kanji

玄関, 玄關, げんかん

entranceway, entry hall, vestibule, foyer, entryway, mud room

玄関, 玄關, げんかん

entranceway, entry hall, vestibule, foyer, entryway, mud room

玄米, げんまい

unpolished rice, unmilled rice, brown rice

玄人, くろうと

expert (professional) in a given trade or profession, woman in the nightlife business, demimondaine

幽玄, ゆうげん

subtle grace, hidden beauty, yugen, mysterious profundity, elegant simplicity, the subtle and profound, the occult

玄室, げんしつ

burial chamber

玄武岩, げんぶがん

basalt, whin(stone)

玄孫, げんそん, やしゃご

great-great-grandchild

玄妙, げんみょう

abstruse, occult, mysterious

玄武, げんぶ, げんむ

Black Tortoise (god said to rule over the northern heavens), seven mansions (Chinese constellations) of the northern heavens


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