けんken Inflection

noun / adjectival noun:

  • steepness; steep place
  • harsh (look); sharp (tongue) - esp. 険, but also written as 権 or 慳
さがsaga Inflection

~たる adjective / ~と adverb:

  • precipitous - archaism

Kanji definition:

ケンKENけわしいkewa.shii

precipitous; inaccessible place; impregnable position; steep place; sharp eyes

Strokes:
11
Radical:
阝阜⻖ mound
SKIP:
1-3-8
UTF:
967a
JIS208:
24-17
Hangul:
험 [heom]
Pinyin:
xiǎn
Stroke order:
Example words:
保険ほけんhoken
insurance; guarantee
危険きけんkiken
danger; peril; hazard; / risk
冒険ぼうけんbouken
adventure; venture; / venture which is unlikely to succeed; risky attempt; danger; hazard; risk
生命保険せいめいほけんseimeihoken
life insurance
保険金ほけんきんhokenkin
insurance payout; insurance money

Partial results:

けわしいkewashii Inflection

adjective:

  • precipitous; rugged; inaccessible; impregnable; steep
  • grim; severe; stern

彼らkareraha険しいkewashii北面hokumenwo登ったnobotta They climbed the rugged north face.

けんあくken'aku Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • dangerous; perilous; threatening; stormy; volatile; tense; critical; serious
  • stern (expression); hostile (attitude); sharp; harsh

事態jitaiha険悪ken'akuda The outlook is grim.

けんそkenso Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • precipice; steep (e.g. mountain pass)
けんそうkensou Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • forbidding look; uncanny look
けんろkenro

noun:

  • steep path
けわしいめkewashiime

expression / noun:

  • grim stare; stern look
けんしゅんkenshunirr. Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • steep; precipitous
けんなんkennan Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • steep; dangerous
けわしいかおkewashiikao

expression / noun:

  • grim face
けわしいやまkewashiiyama

expression / noun:

  • steep mountain; craggy mountain
けわしいこえkewashiikoe

expression / noun:

  • sharp voice
けわしいことばkewashiikotoba

expression / noun:

  • harsh language
けわしいひょうじょうkewashiihyoujou

expression / noun:

  • stern expression; severe expression; grim expression
けんのんkennon Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • risky; dangerous; insecure
けわしいかおつきkewashiikaotsuki

expression / noun:

  • grim look

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