Definition of 鴻

  • large bird
  • wild goose
  • large
  • great
  • powerful
  • prosperous

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • コウ
  • ゴウ
  • おおとり
  • ひしくい
  • おおがり

Popular Words With This Kanji

大鳥, 鳳, 鵬, 鴻, 凰, おおとり

large bird, peng (in Chinese mythology, giant bird said to transform from a fish), fenghuang (Chinese phoenix)

燕雀鴻鵠, えんじゃくこうこく

How can a small bird (a sparrow, a petty person) understand the aspirations of a great bird (a phoenix), Only a hero can understand a hero

鴻, 菱食, ひしくい, ヒシクイ

bean goose (Anser fabalis)

鴻基, 洪基, こうき

foundation of a great project, base of a great enterprise

鴻業, 洪業, こうぎょう

glorious achievement


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