kanji for shadow

meaning of kanji

  • shadow
  • silhouette
  • figure
  • shape
  • reflection
  • image
  • ominous sign
  • light (stars, moon)
  • trace
  • shadow (of one’s former self)
hiragana
かげ

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

kage

definition

Noun

  1. shadow
    • 危険や監視からの避難
    • (refuge from danger or observation)
      • he felt secure in his father’s shadow 彼は、父親の傘のもとで安全を感じた
  2. apparition, phantom, fantasm, shadow, phantasm, phantasma
    • 知覚の中にしか存在しないもの
    • (something existing in perception only)
      • a ghostly apparition at midnight 真夜中に現れたかすかな幻影
  3. presence
    • 何かがあるという印象
    • (the impression that something is present)
      • he felt the presence of an evil force 彼は何か邪悪な力の存在を感じた
  4. sign, mark
    • 即座に明らかにならないものの知覚できる手がかり(何かが起きたはっきりと見える手がかりとして)
    • (a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened))
      • he showed signs of strain 彼は緊張の徴候を示した
      • they welcomed the signs of spring 彼らは春の徴候を歓迎した
  5. shadow
    • 何か反対のものの予感
    • (a premonition of something adverse)
      • a shadow over his happiness 彼の幸せを覆う影
  6. silhouette
    • 固体の輪郭(影で映したような)
    • (an outline of a solid object (as cast by its shadow))
  7. dark, shadow, darkness
    • 照明されていない場所
    • (an unilluminated area)
      • he moved off into the darkness 彼は暗闇へと消えた
  8. shadowiness, shade, shadiness
    • 光線が不透明体により妨害されることで引き起こされる、相対的な暗闇
    • (relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body)
      • it is much cooler in the shade それは、日陰で非常に涼しい
      • there’s too much shadiness to take good photographs 良い写真をとるにはあまりにも影が強すぎる
  9. shadow
    • 明確な境界内の陰
    • (shade within clear boundaries)

meaning of kanji

  • figure of a person
  • figures of people
  • shadow of a person
hiragana
ひとかげ

drawing of kanji

人影

reading of kanji

hito kage

meaning of kanji

  • shade
  • shadow
  • sunshine
hiragana
ひかげ

drawing of kanji

日陰

reading of kanji

hi kage

meaning of kanji

  • shadow or cloud (e.g. on someone’s happiness)
  • shade
  • gloom
hiragana
かげり

drawing of kanji

陰り

reading of kanji

kageri

meaning of kanji

  • opposite side
  • bottom
  • other side
  • side hidden from view
  • undersurface
  • reverse side
  • rear
  • back
  • behind
  • lining
  • inside
  • in the shadows
  • behind the scenes
  • offstage
  • behind (someone’s) back
  • more (to something than meets the eye)
  • hidden side (e.g. of one’s personality)
  • unknown circumstances
  • different side
  • proof
  • opposite (of a prediction, common sense, etc.)
  • contrary
  • inverse (of a hypothesis, etc.)
  • bottom (of an inning)
  • last half (of an inning)
hiragana
うら

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

ura

meaning of kanji

  • shadow cabinet
hiragana
かげのないかく

drawing of kanji

影の内閣

reading of kanji

kage no nai kaku

meaning of kanji

  • to throw
  • to cast (e.g. vote, light, shadow)
  • to devote oneself (e.g. to a cause)
  • to invest
  • to put in
  • to administer (medicine)
  • to give
  • to surrender
  • to take advantage of
  • to make full use of
  • to fit well with
  • to match with
  • to be in tune with
  • to stay (at a lodging)
hiragana
とうじる

drawing of kanji

投じる

reading of kanji

touzi ru

meaning of kanji

  • cloudiness
  • cloudy weather
  • fog (on a mirror, glasses, etc.)
  • cloud (e.g. in marble)
  • blur
  • mist
  • shadow
  • dimness
  • gloom
  • dejection
hiragana
くもり

drawing of kanji

曇り

reading of kanji

kumori

meaning of kanji

  • shadow
  • shade
  • shading
  • gloom
  • nuance
  • shades of meaning
  • subtleties
hiragana
いんえい

drawing of kanji

陰影

reading of kanji

in ei

meaning of kanji

  • suspicion will raise bogies
  • once you suspect something, everything else will look suspicious
  • jumping at shadows
hiragana
ぎしんあんき

drawing of kanji

疑心暗鬼

reading of kanji

gi sin an ki

meaning of kanji

  • shadow picture
  • silhouette
  • shadowgraph
hiragana
かげえ

drawing of kanji

影絵

reading of kanji

kage e

meaning of kanji

  • following
  • pursuing
  • tracking
  • shadowing
  • tailing
  • chasing
hiragana
ついび

drawing of kanji

追尾

reading of kanji

tui bi

meaning of kanji

  • to operate (e.g. a machine)
  • to handle
  • to manage
  • to control
  • to maneuver
  • to steer
  • to have a good command of (a language)
  • to play proficiently (of a musical instrument)
  • to work (a puppet)
  • to pull the strings of a puppet
  • to manipulate (a person, public opinion, etc.)
  • to pull the strings
  • to control from the shadows
  • to mastermind
hiragana
あやつる

drawing of kanji

操る

reading of kanji

ayaturu

meaning of kanji

  • to throw
  • to hurl
  • to fling
  • to toss
  • to cast
  • to give up
  • to abandon
  • to throw away
  • to cast (a glance, shadow, doubt, etc.)
hiragana
なげる

drawing of kanji

投げる

reading of kanji

nage ru

meaning of kanji

  • shadow
  • tail
  • following
hiragana
びこう

drawing of kanji

尾行

reading of kanji

bi kou
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