Meaning of きゅう in Japanese

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Definition of きゅう

  1. (adj-na) urgent; sudden; abrupt

    He said that the matter was urgent, and that there was not a moment to lose.

  2. sharp; steep; precipitous

    The staircase leading to the rooftop is narrow, steep, and dark.

  3. rapid; swift; fast

    The current of this river is rapid.

  4. (n) emergency; crisis
  5. hurrying; haste
  6. (in gagaku or noh) end of a song →Related words: 序破急
  1. (n) (math) sphere
  2. (suf, ctr) counter for balls (in baseball)
  1. (n) wage; recompense

    The printer needs paper.

  1. (n, pref) ex-; former; old
  1. (num) nine (used in legal documents)
きゅう(kyuu) · (ku) · ここの(kokono) · この(kono) · ここ(koko) ·

九9 Kanji Details

  1. (num) nine

    He said, "It's nine o'clock."

  1. (n, n-suf) class, grade, rank; school class, grade

    She likes nothing but the best.

きゅう(kyuu) · やいと(yaito)

灸 Kanji Details

  1. (n) moxibustion
  1. (n) palace
  2. tonic (of the Japanese & Chinese pentatonic scale) →Related words: 五音
  3. ancient Chinese punishment (castration for men, or confinement for women) →Related words: 宮刑
  4. (n, n-suf) zodiacal sign →Related words: 十二宮
  1. (n) bow (and arrow)
  2. unit of distance to an archery target (approx. six feet)
  3. unit of distance for land surveying (approx. eight feet)

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