けんken

conjunction:

  • cum (e.g. bedroom-cum-study); holding both roles (e.g. Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs); and; in addition; concurrently; at the same time

Kanji definition:

ケンKENねるka.neru~かねる ka.neru

concurrently; and; beforehand; in advance

Strokes:
10
Radical:
八ハ eight
SKIP:
2-3-7
UTF:
517c
JIS208:
23-83
Nanori:
かねkane
Hangul:
겸 [gyeom]
Pinyin:
jiān
Stroke order:
Example words:
けんken
cum (e.g. bedroom-cum-study); holding both roles (e.g. Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs); and; in addition; concurrently; at the same time
気兼ねきがねkigane
constraint; reserve; feeling hesitant; being afraid of troubling someone
待ち兼ねるまちかねるmachikaneru
to wait impatiently for
兼ね合いかねあいkaneai
equilibrium; good balance; poise
兼ね備えるかねそなえるkanesonaeru
to have both; to possess both; to combine with

Partial results:

かねるkaneru Inflection

suffix / ichidan verb:

  • to be unable to; to find difficult (unpleasant, awkward, painful) to do 兼ねない

ichidan verb / transitive:

  • to serve two or more functions or roles simultaneously; to contain (or combine) two or more features
  • to work in two or more jobs simultaneously (positions, etc.); to do alongside
  • to hesitate to do something (out of consideration for others)
  • to think of the future (as well as the present)

こういうkouiu事情jijouですからdesukara残念ながらzannennagaraせっかくsekkakunogo招待shoutaiwoo受けukeいたしitashiかねるkaneruのですnodesu As such is the case, I am sorry I can't accept your kind invitation.

かねてkanete

adverb / ~の noun:

  • previously; already; for some time; for quite a while
けんぎょうkengyou Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • perusing as a side business; doing in addition to one's main work; running (businesses) simultaneously

noun:

  • side business; job on the side
けんようken'you Inflection

noun / ~する noun / ~の noun:

  • multi-use; combined use; combination; serving two purposes

このkono書斎shosaiha客間kyakuma兼用ken'youda I also use this study for receiving guests.

かねごとkanegoto

noun:

  • promise; prediction - archaism
けんむkenmu Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • serving concurrently as; holding the additional post of

noun:

  • additional post
かねあいkaneai Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • equilibrium; good balance; poise
かねそなえるkanesonaeru Inflection

ichidan verb / transitive:

  • to have both; to possess both; to combine with
けんにんkennin Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • serving concurrently as; holding the additional post of
けんえいken'ei Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • operating or carrying on simultaneously
けんぎょうのうかkengyounouka

noun:

  • part-time farmer
けんしょくkenshoku Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • holding another position; serving concurrently as

noun:

  • concurrent position
けんぎょうしゅふkengyoushufu

noun:

  • part-time mom; working mother
けんかつkenkatsu Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • joint administration
けんがくkengaku Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • concurrently studying the teachings of two or more different schools or sects
かねてよりkaneteyori

expression:

  • previously; already; beforehand; in advance; for some time
かねがねkanegane

adverb:

  • often; already; for quite a while; for some time now

ouwasahaかねがねkaneganeたいそうtaisou承っていますuketamawatteimasu I have heard quite a lot about you.

けんすkensu

~す verb (precursor to modern する):

  • to combine with; to serve as both; to hold an additional post; to use with
かねないkanenai

suffix / expression:

  • quite capable of ...; might happen; not unlikely to 兼ねる
かねつかえるkanetsukaeru Inflection

ichidan verb:

  • to serve at the same time
かねやくkaneyaku

noun:

  • carrying on a second line of work
けんかんkenkan Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • holding of concurrent (official) posts; concurrent post
けんゆうken'yuu Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • having both
けんきんkenkin Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • additional post
けんこうkenkou Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • doing simultaneously

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