kanji for death

meaning of kanji

  • death
  • decease
  • death penalty (by strangulation or decapitation)
  • (an) out
hiragana

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

si

stroke order

kanji for death

definition

Noun

  1. release, exit, passing, expiration, loss, going, departure
    • 死の婉曲表現
    • (euphemistic expressions for death)
      • thousands mourned his passing 何千人もが彼の死を悼んだ
  2. decease, death, expiry
    • 死ぬことやこの世から旅立つこと
    • (the event of dying or departure from life)
      • her death came as a terrible shock 彼女の死はひどいショックだった
      • upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren あなたが亡くなったら資本は孫に譲渡される
  3. death
    • 死を擬人化したもの
    • (the personification of death)
      • Death walked the streets of the plague-bound city 疫病で町の通りの至る所に死体があった
  4. death
    • 生物や生物の一部においてあらゆる生命機能が永久に停止すること
    • (the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism)
      • the animal died a painful death その動物は苦しんで死んだ
  5. death, last
    • 人生が終わる時
    • (the time at which life ends)
      • she stayed until his death 彼女は彼が死ぬまで滞在した
      • a struggle to the last 最後まで戦うこと

meaning of kanji

  • (human) life (i.e. conception to death)
hiragana
じんせい

drawing of kanji

人生

reading of kanji

zinsei

meaning of kanji

  • brain death
hiragana
のうし

drawing of kanji

脳死

reading of kanji

nousi

meaning of kanji

  • death
  • mortality
  • to die
  • to pass away
hiragana
しぼう

drawing of kanji

死亡

reading of kanji

si bou

meaning of kanji

  • death
hiragana
しきょ

drawing of kanji

死去

reading of kanji

siki xyo

meaning of kanji

  • death penalty
  • capital punishment
hiragana
しけい

drawing of kanji

死刑

reading of kanji

sike i

meaning of kanji

  • after death
hiragana
しご

drawing of kanji

死後

reading of kanji

si go

meaning of kanji

  • cause of death
hiragana
しいん

drawing of kanji

死因

reading of kanji

si i n

meaning of kanji

  • 49th day after death
hiragana
しちしちにち

drawing of kanji

七七日

reading of kanji

si ti si ti ni ti

meaning of kanji

  • death rate
  • mortality
hiragana
しぼうりつ

drawing of kanji

死亡率

reading of kanji

si bou ritu

meaning of kanji

  • death in battle
  • killed in action
hiragana
せんぼつ

drawing of kanji

戦没

reading of kanji

sen bo tu

meaning of kanji

  • shooting to death
hiragana
しゃさつ

drawing of kanji

射殺

reading of kanji

si xya satu

meaning of kanji

  • after death
  • posthumously
hiragana
ぼつご

drawing of kanji

没後

reading of kanji

bo tugo

meaning of kanji

  • death by fire
hiragana
しょうし

drawing of kanji

焼死

reading of kanji

syou si

meaning of kanji

  • death by drowning
hiragana
すいし

drawing of kanji

水死

reading of kanji

sui si

meaning of kanji

  • life and death
  • samsara (cycle of death and rebirth)
  • death
hiragana
せいし

drawing of kanji

生死

reading of kanji

sei si

meaning of kanji

  • life and death
  • life or death
hiragana
しかつ

drawing of kanji

死活

reading of kanji

si katu

meaning of kanji

  • death in battle
hiragana
せんし

drawing of kanji

戦死

reading of kanji

sen si

meaning of kanji

  • death anniversary
hiragana
かいき

drawing of kanji

回忌

reading of kanji

kai ki

meaning of kanji

  • death from disease
  • death from illness
hiragana
びょうし

drawing of kanji

病死

reading of kanji

byou si

meaning of kanji

  • anniversary of a person’s death
  • monthly return of the date of someone’s death
hiragana
めいにち

drawing of kanji

命日

reading of kanji

mei ni ti

meaning of kanji

  • life or death
  • existence
  • destiny
hiragana
そんぼう

drawing of kanji

存亡

reading of kanji

son bou

meaning of kanji

  • sudden death
hiragana
きゅうし

drawing of kanji

急死

reading of kanji

kyuu si

meaning of kanji

  • life and death
hiragana
しせい

drawing of kanji

死生

reading of kanji

si sei

meaning of kanji

  • death
  • rejection (of a manuscript, etc.)
  • lacking
  • without
hiragana
ぼつ

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

bo tu

meaning of kanji

  • stabbing to death
  • putting out
hiragana
しさつ

drawing of kanji

刺殺

reading of kanji

si satu

meaning of kanji

  • time of death
hiragana
しき

drawing of kanji

死期

reading of kanji

siki

meaning of kanji

  • life or death struggle
  • mortal combat
  • struggle to the death
hiragana
しとう

drawing of kanji

死闘

reading of kanji

si tou

meaning of kanji

  • first anniversary of a person’s death
hiragana
いっしゅうき

drawing of kanji

一周忌

reading of kanji

ixtu syuu ki

meaning of kanji

  • behind
  • rear
  • after
  • later
  • after one’s death
  • remainder
  • the rest
  • descendant
  • successor
  • heir
  • more (e.g. five more minutes)
  • left
  • also
  • in addition
  • past
  • previous
hiragana
あと

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

ato

meaning of kanji

  • sky
  • heaven
  • svarga (heaven-like realm visited as a stage of death and rebirth)
  • deva (divine being of Buddhism)
hiragana
てん

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

ten

meaning of kanji

  • frantic
  • frenetic
  • desperate
  • inevitable death
  • brinkmate (inevitable checkmate)
hiragana
ひっし

drawing of kanji

必死

reading of kanji

hixtu si

meaning of kanji

  • unhappiness
  • sorrow
  • misfortune
  • disaster
  • accident
  • death (usu. of a relative)
  • bereavement
hiragana
ふこう

drawing of kanji

不幸

reading of kanji

huko u

meaning of kanji

  • cut end
  • edge (of a page, etc.)
  • small amount
  • small sum
  • beginning
  • clue
  • tiger’s den
  • jaws of death
  • dangerous place
hiragana
こぐち

drawing of kanji

小口

reading of kanji

ko guti

meaning of kanji

  • to bring forward (e.g. by 3 hours)
  • to advance
  • to hasten (e.g. one’s death)
  • to expedite
  • to precipitate
  • to quicken (e.g. one’s step)
  • to speed up
  • to accelerate
hiragana
はやめる

drawing of kanji

早める

reading of kanji

ha yameru

meaning of kanji

  • inheritance tax
  • death duty
hiragana
そうぞくぜい

drawing of kanji

相続税

reading of kanji

sou zo ku ze i

meaning of kanji

  • work-related injury
  • work-related illness
  • work-related death
  • on-the-job accident
  • workers’ compensation insurance
hiragana
ろうさい

drawing of kanji

労災

reading of kanji

rou sai

meaning of kanji

  • one’s last moment
  • one’s death
  • one’s end
hiragana
さいご

drawing of kanji

最期

reading of kanji

saigo

meaning of kanji

  • criminal condemned to death
  • convict on death row
hiragana
しけいしゅう

drawing of kanji

死刑囚

reading of kanji

si kei syuu

meaning of kanji

  • the deceased
  • deaths
  • persons killed
hiragana
しぼうしゃ

drawing of kanji

死亡者

reading of kanji

si bousi xya

meaning of kanji

  • deep pool
  • deep water
  • abyss
  • depths (e.g. of despair, etc.)
  • grip (e.g. of death)
hiragana
ふち

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

huti

meaning of kanji

  • sleep
  • sleeping
  • inactivity
  • death
hiragana
ねむり

drawing of kanji

眠り

reading of kanji

nemuri

meaning of kanji

  • autopsy
  • inquest
  • investigation of death
hiragana
けんし

drawing of kanji

検視

reading of kanji

ken si

meaning of kanji

  • (death from) starvation
  • starving to death
hiragana
がし

drawing of kanji

餓死

reading of kanji

gasi

meaning of kanji

  • revival from the brink of death
  • recovering from a hopeless situation
  • resuscitation
  • revitalization
hiragana
きしかいせい

drawing of kanji

起死回生

reading of kanji

ki sikai sei

meaning of kanji

  • self-immolation
  • burning oneself to death
  • suicide by fire
hiragana
しょうしんじさつ

drawing of kanji

焼身自殺

reading of kanji

syo u sinzi satu

meaning of kanji

  • to fall completely silent
  • to become still as death
hiragana
しずまりかえる

drawing of kanji

静まり返る

reading of kanji

si zu mari kaeru

meaning of kanji

  • to fall (e.g. blossoms, leaves)
  • to scatter
  • to be dispersed
  • to disappear
  • to dissolve
  • to break up
  • to spread
  • to run
  • to blur
  • to die a noble death
hiragana
ちる

drawing of kanji

散る

reading of kanji

tiru

meaning of kanji

  • casualties
  • injuries and deaths
hiragana
ししょう

drawing of kanji

死傷

reading of kanji

si syo u

meaning of kanji

  • critical condition
  • being on the verge of death
hiragana
きとく

drawing of kanji

危篤

reading of kanji

ki toku

meaning of kanji

  • lifeline
  • matter of life or death
  • indispensable thing
  • life line (in palm reading)
hiragana
せいめいせん

drawing of kanji

生命線

reading of kanji

sei mei se n

meaning of kanji

  • to determine (esp. a culprit or underlying cause)
  • to pin down
  • to ascertain
  • to locate
  • to identify
  • to stab to death
hiragana
つきとめる

drawing of kanji

突き止める

reading of kanji

tuki tomeru

meaning of kanji

  • to escape (disaster, death, etc.)
  • to be saved from
  • to be rescued from
  • to avoid (e.g. punishment)
  • to evade (e.g. responsibility)
  • to avert
  • to elude
  • to be exempted from
hiragana
まぬがれる

drawing of kanji

免れる

reading of kanji

manugareru

meaning of kanji

  • death by shooting
hiragana
じゅうさつ

drawing of kanji

銃殺

reading of kanji

zyuu satu

meaning of kanji

  • sad news
  • news of a death
  • death notice
hiragana
ひほう

drawing of kanji

悲報

reading of kanji

hi hou

meaning of kanji

  • death
hiragana
しぼつ

drawing of kanji

死没

reading of kanji

sibo tu

meaning of kanji

  • news of a person’s death
  • obituary
hiragana
ふほう

drawing of kanji

訃報

reading of kanji

hu hou

meaning of kanji

  • mass for the dead
  • Buddhist service held on the anniversary of someone’s death
hiragana
ついぜん

drawing of kanji

追善

reading of kanji

tui zen

meaning of kanji

  • grave marker
  • gravestone
  • headstone
  • writing on a headstone (name, date of death, etc.)
hiragana
ぼひょう

drawing of kanji

墓標

reading of kanji

bo hyou

meaning of kanji

  • crushing to death
hiragana
あっし

drawing of kanji

圧死

reading of kanji

assi

meaning of kanji

  • (state of) apparent death
  • suspended animation
hiragana
かし

drawing of kanji

仮死

reading of kanji

kasi

meaning of kanji

  • death
hiragana
せいきょ

drawing of kanji

逝去

reading of kanji

sei ki xyo

meaning of kanji

  • unnatural death
  • accidental death
  • violent death
hiragana
へんし

drawing of kanji

変死

reading of kanji

hen si

meaning of kanji

  • death by hanging
  • execution by hanging
hiragana
こうしゅけい

drawing of kanji

絞首刑

reading of kanji

kou si xyu kei

meaning of kanji

  • sixth anniversary of a death
hiragana
しちかいき

drawing of kanji

七回忌

reading of kanji

si tika iki

meaning of kanji

  • after one’s death
hiragana
なきあと

drawing of kanji

亡き後

reading of kanji

naki ato

meaning of kanji

  • honourable defeat
  • honorable defeat
  • honourable death
  • honorable death
  • death without surrender
  • trying but being utterly beaten
  • being completely rejected when professing one’s love
hiragana
ぎょくさい

drawing of kanji

玉砕

reading of kanji

gyoku sai

meaning of kanji

  • preparedness for death
  • do-or-die spirit
hiragana
けっし

drawing of kanji

決死

reading of kanji

kextu si

meaning of kanji

  • the public
  • the street (e.g. “word on the street”)
  • street
  • district
  • quarters
  • location (e.g. of a battle)
  • scene (e.g. of carnage)
  • divide (e.g. between life and death)
  • fork (in a road)
  • crossroads
hiragana
ちまた

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

timata

meaning of kanji

  • second anniversary of a death
hiragana
さんかいき

drawing of kanji

三回忌

reading of kanji

san ka iki

meaning of kanji

  • samsara
  • cycle of death and rebirth
  • being reborn
  • reincarnation
hiragana
りんね

drawing of kanji

輪廻

reading of kanji

rinne

meaning of kanji

  • instant death
hiragana
そくし

drawing of kanji

即死

reading of kanji

so kusi

meaning of kanji

  • to look out on
  • to overlook
  • to front onto
  • to face (a situation, crisis, etc.)
  • to meet (e.g. death)
  • to be confronted by
  • to deal with (an issue)
  • to attend (e.g. a function)
  • to appear (e.g. in court)
  • to be present at
  • to take part in
hiragana
のぞむ

drawing of kanji

臨む

reading of kanji

nozomu

meaning of kanji

  • deathbed
  • dying hour
  • one’s death
hiragana
りんじゅう

drawing of kanji

臨終

reading of kanji

rin zyuu

meaning of kanji

  • narrowly averting death
hiragana
きゅうし

drawing of kanji

九死

reading of kanji

kyuu si

meaning of kanji

  • forty-ninth day after a person’s death
hiragana
しじゅうくにち

drawing of kanji

四十九日

reading of kanji

sizyuu kuni ti

meaning of kanji

  • the next world
  • the hereafter
  • life after death
hiragana
らいせ

drawing of kanji

来世

reading of kanji

ra ise

meaning of kanji

  • capital punishment
  • death penalty
  • maximum penalty
  • ultimate punishment
hiragana
きょっけい

drawing of kanji

極刑

reading of kanji

ki xyo kke i

meaning of kanji

  • to hang
  • to droop
  • to dangle
  • to sag
  • to lower
  • to pull down
  • to leave behind (at death)
  • to give
  • to confer
  • to drip
  • to ooze
  • to trickle
  • to drop
hiragana
たれる

drawing of kanji

垂れる

reading of kanji

tareru

meaning of kanji

  • sudden death
hiragana
きゅうせい

drawing of kanji

急逝

reading of kanji

kyuu sei

meaning of kanji

  • accident resulting in personal injury or death (esp. traffic, rail, etc.)
hiragana
じんしんじこ

drawing of kanji

人身事故

reading of kanji

zi n sinzi ko

meaning of kanji

  • death from cold
  • freezing to death
hiragana
とうし

drawing of kanji

凍死

reading of kanji

to usi

meaning of kanji

  • bringing certain death
  • deadly
  • knockout (blow)
hiragana
ひっさつ

drawing of kanji

必殺

reading of kanji

hixtu satu

meaning of kanji

  • to narrowly escape (e.g. death)
  • to hang onto (life)
  • to ascertain
  • to make definite
hiragana
とりとめる

drawing of kanji

取り留める

reading of kanji

toritomeru

meaning of kanji

  • peaceful death
hiragana
だいおうじょう

drawing of kanji

大往生

reading of kanji

dai o uzi xyo u

meaning of kanji

  • death (of a person)
hiragana
ぶっこ

drawing of kanji

物故

reading of kanji

buxtu ko

meaning of kanji

  • to stab to death
hiragana
さしころす

drawing of kanji

刺し殺す

reading of kanji

sasi korosu

meaning of kanji

  • (whether) existent or non-existent
  • life or death
hiragana
ぞんぴ

drawing of kanji

存否

reading of kanji

zo n pi

meaning of kanji

  • death from explosion
  • death from bombing
  • bombing (in sales)
  • flopping
hiragana
ばくし

drawing of kanji

爆死

reading of kanji

baku si

meaning of kanji

  • dying
  • (on the) verge of death
hiragana
ひんし

drawing of kanji

瀕死

reading of kanji

hin si

meaning of kanji

  • passing on to the next life
  • death
  • giving up a struggle
  • submission
  • being at one’s wits’ end
  • being flummoxed
  • coercion
hiragana
おうじょう

drawing of kanji

往生

reading of kanji

o uzi xyo u

meaning of kanji

  • one’s age at death
hiragana
きょうねん

drawing of kanji

享年

reading of kanji

kyou nen

meaning of kanji

  • borderline between life and death
  • verge of death
  • deadline (boundary around a prison which prisoners were not allowed to cross)
hiragana
しせん

drawing of kanji

死線

reading of kanji

si se n

meaning of kanji

  • passing away
  • death
  • death poem (poem written during one’s final moments)
hiragana
じせい

drawing of kanji

辞世

reading of kanji

zi sei

meaning of kanji

  • unnatural death
  • violent death
hiragana
ひごうのし

drawing of kanji

非業の死

reading of kanji

higo uno si

meaning of kanji

  • crushing to death
hiragana
あっさつ

drawing of kanji

圧殺

reading of kanji

axtu satu

meaning of kanji

  • death
  • the next world
  • to pass away
  • to die
hiragana
たかい

drawing of kanji

他界

reading of kanji

takai

meaning of kanji

  • year of a person’s death
  • one’s age at death
hiragana
ぼつねん

drawing of kanji

没年

reading of kanji

bo tu nen

meaning of kanji

  • narrow escape from death
hiragana
いのちびろい

drawing of kanji

命拾い

reading of kanji

ino tibiro i

meaning of kanji

  • desperation
  • struggle to the death
hiragana
しにものぐるい

drawing of kanji

死に物狂い

reading of kanji

sini mono guru i

meaning of kanji

  • burning oneself (to death)
  • self-immolation
hiragana
しょうしん

drawing of kanji

焼身

reading of kanji

syou sin

meaning of kanji

  • death agony
hiragana
だんまつま

drawing of kanji

断末魔

reading of kanji

da n matu ma

meaning of kanji

  • premature death
hiragana
ようせつ

drawing of kanji

夭折

reading of kanji

you setu
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