kanji for water

meaning of kanji

  • water (esp. cool, fresh water, e.g. drinking water)
  • fluid (esp. in an animal tissue)
  • liquid
  • flood
  • floodwaters
  • water offered to wrestlers just prior to a bout
  • break granted to wrestlers engaged in a prolonged bout
hiragana
みず

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

mi zu

definition

Noun

  1. water supply, water system, water
    • 水源を提供する施設
    • (a facility that provides a source of water)
      • the town debated the purification of the water supply 町は給水の浄化について討論した
      • first you have to cut off the water まず給水を止めなくてははらない
  2. water
    • 大部分の動植物の生命に必要な液体
    • (a liquid necessary for the life of most animals and plants)
      • he asked for a drink of water 彼は一杯の水を頼んだ
  3. water, h2o
    • 透明で無色、無臭、無味の液体として室温にて起きる二元化合物
    • (binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid)
  4. water
    • かつて宇宙を構成する4つの要素の1つとされた(エムペドクレス)
    • (once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles))

meaning of kanji

  • water supply
  • water service
  • waterworks
  • channel
  • strait
  • water course
  • waterway
hiragana
すいどう

drawing of kanji

水道

reading of kanji

sui dou

meaning of kanji

  • water quality
hiragana
すいしつ

drawing of kanji

水質

reading of kanji

su i si tu

meaning of kanji

  • water well
hiragana
いど

drawing of kanji

井戸

reading of kanji

i do

meaning of kanji

  • to bury (e.g. in the ground)
  • to fill up (e.g. audience fills a hall)
  • to cause to be packed
  • to plug (a gap)
  • to stop (a gap)
  • to bridge (a difference, a gap)
  • to fill (a seat, a vacant position)
  • to fill out
  • to make up for (a loss, shortage, etc.)
  • to make amends
  • to compensate for
  • to put cold water (in a bath)
  • to cover
  • to scatter something over
hiragana
うめる

drawing of kanji

埋める

reading of kanji

umeru

meaning of kanji

  • water supply
hiragana
きゅうすい

drawing of kanji

給水

reading of kanji

kyuu sui

meaning of kanji

  • water level
hiragana
すいい

drawing of kanji

水位

reading of kanji

su ii

meaning of kanji

  • water tank
  • cistern
  • fish tank
  • aquarium
hiragana
すいそう

drawing of kanji

水槽

reading of kanji

sui sou

meaning of kanji

  • water damage
  • flood disaster
hiragana
すいがい

drawing of kanji

水害

reading of kanji

sui gai

meaning of kanji

  • water shortage
hiragana
かっすい

drawing of kanji

渇水

reading of kanji

kaxtu sui

meaning of kanji

  • waters
  • water area
hiragana
すいいき

drawing of kanji

水域

reading of kanji

sui iki

meaning of kanji

  • water temperature
hiragana
すいおん

drawing of kanji

水温

reading of kanji

sui on

meaning of kanji

  • irrigation water
  • water for fire
  • city water
  • cistern water
hiragana
ようすい

drawing of kanji

用水

reading of kanji

yousu i

meaning of kanji

  • call
  • summons
  • paging
  • curtain call
  • usher who calls the names of wrestlers, sweeps the ring, etc.
  • telephone number at which a person without a telephone can be reached
  • box-shaped area containing clean water for rinsing oneself (in an Edo-period bathhouse)
  • high-ranking prostitute in the Yoshiwara district (Edo period)
  • unlicensed prostitute in the Fukagawa red-light district (Edo period)
hiragana
よびだし

drawing of kanji

呼び出し

reading of kanji

yobi da si

meaning of kanji

  • fresh water (i.e. not salt water)
hiragana
たんすい

drawing of kanji

淡水

reading of kanji

tansu i

meaning of kanji

  • drawing water from river or lake
  • water intake
hiragana
しゅすい

drawing of kanji

取水

reading of kanji

syusu i

meaning of kanji

  • waterfowl
  • water bird
  • shorebird
hiragana
すいちょう

drawing of kanji

水鳥

reading of kanji

sui tyou

meaning of kanji

  • to pour (into)
  • to sprinkle on (from above)
  • to water (e.g. plants)
  • to pour onto
  • to spray
  • to shed (tears)
  • to concentrate one’s energy (strength, attention, etc.) on
  • to devote to
  • to fix (one’s eyes) on
  • to flow into (e.g. of a river)
  • to run into
  • to drain into
  • to fall (of rain, snow)
  • to pour down
hiragana
そそぐ

drawing of kanji

注ぐ

reading of kanji

sosogu

meaning of kanji

  • water system
  • river system
  • drainage system
hiragana
すいけい

drawing of kanji

水系

reading of kanji

su ike i

meaning of kanji

  • hydraulic power
  • water power
hiragana
すいりょく

drawing of kanji

水力

reading of kanji

su iri xyo ku

meaning of kanji

  • level
  • standard
  • water level
hiragana
すいじゅん

drawing of kanji

水準

reading of kanji

sui zyun

meaning of kanji

  • water vapour
  • water vapor
  • steam
hiragana
すいじょうき

drawing of kanji

水蒸気

reading of kanji

suizi xyo uki

meaning of kanji

  • rising water (of river, lake, etc.)
  • swelling water
  • increased water
  • high water
hiragana
ぞうすい

drawing of kanji

増水

reading of kanji

zou sui

meaning of kanji

  • suspension of water supply
  • water outage
hiragana
だんすい

drawing of kanji

断水

reading of kanji

dansu i

meaning of kanji

  • water content
  • moisture
  • juiciness
  • dampness
  • water vapor (vapour)
  • steam
  • dropsy
  • edema
  • oedema
hiragana
みずけ

drawing of kanji

水気

reading of kanji

mizu ke

meaning of kanji

  • utilization of water
  • water supply
  • irrigation
  • water transportation
  • navigability (e.g. of a river)
hiragana
すいり

drawing of kanji

水利

reading of kanji

su iri

meaning of kanji

  • discharge (e.g. of water from a dam)
  • release (of young fish into a river, pond, etc.)
  • stocking (a river, etc. with fish)
  • banishment
  • exile
hiragana
ほうりゅう

drawing of kanji

放流

reading of kanji

houri xyu u

meaning of kanji

  • water wheel
  • water turbine
  • hydraulic turbine
  • violent wielding of weapons
hiragana
すいしゃ

drawing of kanji

水車

reading of kanji

sui si xya

meaning of kanji

  • saving water
  • water conservation
  • conservation of water
hiragana
せっすい

drawing of kanji

節水

reading of kanji

se ssu i

meaning of kanji

  • water (hydraulic) pressure
hiragana
すいあつ

drawing of kanji

水圧

reading of kanji

sui atu

meaning of kanji

  • color of water after washing rice (colour)
hiragana
しろみず

drawing of kanji

白水

reading of kanji

siro mi zu

meaning of kanji

  • flow rate (esp. water or electricity)
  • quantity of flow
  • capacity (of output or throughput per unit time)
hiragana
りゅうりょう

drawing of kanji

流量

reading of kanji

ri xyu u ryou

meaning of kanji

  • water fountain
hiragana
ふんすい

drawing of kanji

噴水

reading of kanji

hun sui

meaning of kanji

  • being covered with water (i.e. in a flood)
  • being submerged
  • being inundated
  • flooding
hiragana
かんすい

drawing of kanji

冠水

reading of kanji

kan sui

meaning of kanji

  • washing one’s hands
  • water (or basin, etc.) for washing one’s hands
  • restroom
  • lavatory
  • toilet
  • hand-washing (laundry, etc.)
hiragana
てあらい

drawing of kanji

手洗い

reading of kanji

tearai

meaning of kanji

  • water plant
hiragana
すいそう

drawing of kanji

水草

reading of kanji

sui sou

meaning of kanji

  • mountain and water
  • landscape (containing hills and rivers)
  • landscape picture
  • mountain stream
  • water that flows down from a mountain
  • garden which contains an artificial hill and a pond
hiragana
さんすい

drawing of kanji

山水

reading of kanji

san sui

meaning of kanji

  • athlete’s foot
  • water boatman (esp. species Hesperocorixa distanti)
  • Asellus hilgendorfi (species of aquatic sowbug)
hiragana
みずむし

drawing of kanji

水虫

reading of kanji

mizumusi

meaning of kanji

  • water current
hiragana
すいりゅう

drawing of kanji

水流

reading of kanji

suiryuu

meaning of kanji

  • water vein
  • underground stream of water
  • waterway
hiragana
すいみゃく

drawing of kanji

水脈

reading of kanji

sui mi xya ku

meaning of kanji

  • water supply
  • tap water
hiragana
じょうすい

drawing of kanji

上水

reading of kanji

zi xyo usui

meaning of kanji

  • water polo
hiragana
すいきゅう

drawing of kanji

水球

reading of kanji

sui kyuu

meaning of kanji

  • Western-style
  • foreign
  • Western-style toilet
  • flush toilet
  • water closet
hiragana
ようしき

drawing of kanji

洋式

reading of kanji

you siki

meaning of kanji

  • sprinkling water over
  • irrigating
hiragana
さんすい

drawing of kanji

散水

reading of kanji

san sui

meaning of kanji

  • to dilute
  • to water down
hiragana
うすめる

drawing of kanji

薄める

reading of kanji

u sume ru

meaning of kanji

  • knotweed (Polygonaceae)
  • jointweed
  • smartweed
  • water pepper (Persicaria hydropiper)
hiragana
たで

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

tade

meaning of kanji

  • sluice gate
  • water gate
  • flood gate
hiragana
すいもん

drawing of kanji

水門

reading of kanji

sui mon

meaning of kanji

  • water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis)
  • domestic Asian water buffalo
  • wild water buffalo (Bubalus arnee)
  • Asian water buffalo
hiragana
すいぎゅう

drawing of kanji

水牛

reading of kanji

sui gyu u

meaning of kanji

  • trough
  • gutter
  • water pipe
  • flume
  • chute
  • coulisse (of a sword blade)
hiragana
とい

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

to i

meaning of kanji

  • canteen
  • flask
  • water bottle
  • thermos
hiragana
すいとう

drawing of kanji

水筒

reading of kanji

sui tou

meaning of kanji

  • water pistol
  • squirt gun
  • water gun
hiragana
みずでっぽう

drawing of kanji

水鉄砲

reading of kanji

mi zu de ppou

meaning of kanji

  • to shine
  • to be visible
  • to be tinged with
  • to rise (of water levels)
  • to flow in
  • to be felt (i.e. as an emotion)
  • to come over one
  • to hold up (an umbrella, etc.)
  • to put up
  • to raise
  • to extend one’s arm straight ahead (in dance)
  • to insert
  • to put in
  • to wear (a sword) in one’s belt
  • to wear at one’s side
  • to carry under one’s arm
  • to insert one’s arm under an opponent’s arm
  • to pole (a boat)
  • to pour
  • to add (liquid)
  • to serve (drinks)
  • to put on (lipstick, etc.)
  • to apply
  • to colour
  • to dye
  • to light (a fire)
  • to burn
  • to shut
  • to close
  • to lock
  • to fasten
  • to stop in the midst of
  • to leave undone
hiragana
さす

drawing of kanji

差す

reading of kanji

sasu

meaning of kanji

  • washing with cold water (without using soap, etc.)
hiragana
みずあらい

drawing of kanji

水洗い

reading of kanji

mi zu arai

meaning of kanji

  • pitcher
  • water jug
  • watering can
  • container of fresh water for replenishing the kettle and rinsing bowls (tea ceremony)
hiragana
みずさし

drawing of kanji

水差し

reading of kanji

mi zu sasi

meaning of kanji

  • water supply
hiragana
はいすい

drawing of kanji

配水

reading of kanji

hai sui

meaning of kanji

  • water cooling
hiragana
すいれい

drawing of kanji

水冷

reading of kanji

sui rei

meaning of kanji

  • water absorbency
hiragana
きゅうすいせい

drawing of kanji

吸水性

reading of kanji

kyuu sui sei

meaning of kanji

  • volume of water (in a river, pond, flood, etc.)
hiragana
みずかさ

drawing of kanji

水かさ

reading of kanji

mizu kasa

meaning of kanji

  • water offered to wrestlers just prior to a bout
hiragana
ちからみず

drawing of kanji

力水

reading of kanji

tikara mi zu
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