Definition of 構

  • posture
  • build
  • pretend


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • コウ
  • かまえる
  • かま

Popular Words With This Kanji

機構, きこう

mechanism, organization, organisation

構造, こうぞう

structure, construction

構想, こうそう

plan, plot, idea, conception

構成, こうせい

organization, organisation, configuration, composition

構築, こうちく

construction, architecture (systems, agreement, etc)

構え, かまえ

posture (e.g. in martial arts), pose, style, stance

構図, こうず


結構, けっこう

splendid, nice, wonderful, delicious, sweet, sufficient, fine (in the sense of "I'm fine"), (by implication) no thank you, well enough, OK, tolerable, reasonably, fairly, tolerably, construction, architecture

構える, かまえる

to set up (e.g. a building), to prepare in advance (e.g. a meal), to prepare to use something (e.g. a camera), to plan, to scheme, to fabricate in order to deceive, to stiffen, to become formal

構内, こうない

premises, grounds, campus, in-house

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