Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 5 strokes
Taught in Junior high

Search words that:
- start with 巧
- end with 巧
- contain 巧
adroit, skilled, ingenuity
KUN:
  • たく.み
    taku.mi
  • たく.む
    taku.mu
  • うま.い
    uma.i
ON:
  • コウ
    kou
Nanori:
  • かつ
    katsu
  • たくみ
    takumi
  • よし
    yoshi
Written with 5 strokes
Taught in Junior high
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 47 results)

na-adjective, noun
1.
clever, intelligent, wise, bright, sharp, sensible, smart, shrewd
2.
well-behaved (esp. children and pets), obedient, good(usu. as お利口)
See also:お利口
3.
good (with words)(archaism)
All readings:
利口【りこう】
俐巧【りこう】
悧巧【りこう】
利巧【りこう】

adjective
1.
skillful, skilful, clever, expert, wise, successful(usually kana)(esp. 上手い,巧い)
2.
delicious, appetizing, appetising, tasty(usually kana)(esp. 旨い,美味い,甘い)
3.
fortunate, splendid, promising(usually kana)(esp. 旨い)
All readings:
うまい《上手い》
うまい《美味い》
うまい《旨い》
うまい《巧い》
うまい《甘い》
うまい《美い》

na-adjective, noun
skillful, adroit, dexterous, masterful, clever, ingenious, cunning

na-adjective, noun
ingenious, skillful, clever, deft

na-adjective, noun
elaborate, delicate, exquisite

na-adjective, noun
1.
cleverness, skill, tact
noun
2.
clever person (in a particular field), skillful person (skilful)
Other readings:
功者【こうしゃ】

noun
skill, workmanship, dexterity, quality

noun, auxillary suru verb
good run, fine running, running well(sports term)
All readings:
好走【こうそう】
巧走【こうそう】[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing irregular kanji usage

adverb
1.
skilfully, skillfully, well, aptly, cleverly(usually kana)
2.
successfully, smoothly(usually kana)
3.
deliciously(usually kana)
All readings:
うまく《上手く》
うまく《旨く》
うまく《巧く》
うまく《甘く》
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 22 results)

I was easily taken in by his smooth talk

He made his suggestion very tactfully

たく
巧みな
けいえい
経営
じぎょう
事業
せいこう
成功
Skillful management made a success of the business

The machine is so delicate that it easily breaks

The violinist has excellent technique

やつ
たく
巧みな
はな
ぼく
かんたん
簡単に
I was easily taken in by his smooth talk

こうみょ
巧妙な
はな
ぼく
かんたん
簡単に
I was easily taken in by his smooth talk

げんじつ
現実
もんだい
問題
たく
巧みな
こと
言葉
はつげん
発言
ほう
かんしん
関心
There has been more interest in clever words than in the real problems

かれ
きょうりゅう
恐竜
せいこう
精巧な
しゅくしょう
縮小
けい
模型
He stared at the faithful miniature of the dinosaur

たく
巧みな
がいこう
外交
せんそう
戦争
たす
助け
Skillful diplomacy helps to avert war

That pianist is known for his skill

ブラウン
ども
子供
あつ
扱い
不思議な
たく
巧み
Mr Brown has a magical way with children

That pianist is known for his technique

The violinist's technique was excellent

ビル
ろんそう
論争
たく
巧み
Bill is skillful in arguing and debating

かれ
わじゅつ
話術
たく
巧み
He has a good art of talking

けい
時計
かいしゃ
会社
すぐ
優れた
こう
技巧
The quality of craftsmanship in this clock company is unsurpassed

That quilt is really quite a piece of work with all its fine craftsmanship

They say fine words are no virtue if they're insincere and that's him in a nutshell. He's all talk but doesn't mean a word of it

じんこうない
人工内耳
ぎじゅつてき
技術的に
こうみょ
巧妙な
機器
The cochlea implant is a technically ingenious device