Meaning of けん in Japanese

It seems that けん(ken) is an inflection of ける.
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Definition of けん

  1. (n) matter; case; item
  2. (ctr) counter for cases, matters, etc.
  1. (n) economizing; thriftiness; prudence; frugality
  1. (conj) 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
  1. (n, n-suf) ticket; coupon; bond; certificate

    この券は2週間有効です。
    This ticket is good for two weeks.

けん(ken) · つるぎ(tsurugi) · ·

剣劒劍 Kanji Details

  1. (n) sword (originally esp. a doubled-edged sword); sabre; saber; blade

    剣を取る者は皆剣で滅びる。
    All who take up the sword will perish by the sword.

  2. bayonet
  3. swordsmanship
  4. stinger; ovipositor; dart
  1. (n, n-suf) sphere; circle; range
  2. (math) category (only in the context of "category theory")
  1. (n, n-suf) authority; right (to do something)

    息子は二人とも王位継承権があると主張した。
    Both sons pretended to the throne.

  1. (n) prefecture (of Japan)

    チューリップは、私たちの県の県花です。
    Tulips are our prefecture's official flower.

  2. county (of China)
  1. (n) tendon
  1. (n) qian (one of the trigrams of the I Ching: heaven, northwest)
  1. (n) strength; solidity; firmness
  2. armour; armor
  1. (suf, ctr) counter for buildings (esp. houses)

    10軒の家がその火事で焼失した。
    The fire burned down ten houses.

  2. (suf) suffix for a pen name, stage name, etc.
  1. (n) 1.818 m (6 shaku)
  2. (ctr) counter used to number the gaps between pillars
  1. (n) key (of a piano, etc.)
  1. (n) hand game (e.g. rock, paper, scissors) →Related words: じゃん拳
  1. (n) view (of life, etc.); outlook
  1. (n, adj-na) intelligence; genius; scholarship; virtue
  1. (n, adj-na) exposure; clarity
  2. (n) exoteric Buddhism →Related words: 顕教
  1. (n, adj-na) steepness; steep place
  2. harsh (look); sharp (tongue)
  1. (n) xun (ancient Chinese musical instrument resembling a clay ocarina)
げん(gen) · けん(ken)

験 Kanji Details

  1. (n) effect; efficacy
  2. omen

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