Japanese Dictionary

Kanji literal and JLPT

Strokes count

Strokes: 10



armpit, the other way, another place, flank, supporting role
On'Yomi Readings

On'Yomi Readings

  • キョウ
On'Yomi Readings

Kun'Yomi Readings

  • わき
  • わけ

Popular Words With This Kanji

  • 脇, 腋, 掖

    armpit; under one's arm; side; flank

    beside; close to; near; by

    aside; to the side; away; out of the way

    off-track; off-topic

    deuteragonist; supporting role

    second verse (in a linked series of poems)

  • 傍ら, 側ら, 傍, 旁, 側, 脇

    side; edge; beside; besides; nearby

    while (doing)

  • 関脇

    sumo wrestler of the third highest rank

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