Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 13 strokes
Taught in grade 3

Search words that:
- start with 暗
- end with 暗
- contain 暗
darkness, disappear, shade, informal, grow dark, be blinded
KUN:
  • くら.い
    kura.i
  • くら.む
    kura.mu
  • くれ.る
    kure.ru
ON:
  • アン
    an
Written with 13 strokes
Taught in grade 3
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 208 results)

adjective
1.
dark, gloomy, murky
2.
depressed, dispirited, down in the dumps, dark (mood)
3.
dark (in colour), dull
4.
ill-boding, dark (e.g. past), suspicious
5.
unlikely (to succeed), hopeless, unpromising
6.
unfamiliar (with), ignorant (of)(as 〜に暗い)
See also:明るい (antonym)
Other readings:
昏い【くらい】
冥い【くらい】
闇い【くらい】

Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1.
to get dark, to grow dark
2.
to end (of a day, year, season, etc.), to come to an end, to close
3.
to be sunk in (e.g. despair), to be lost in (e.g. thought), to be overcome with
All readings:
暮れる【くれる】
眩れる【くれる】
暗れる【くれる】
昏れる【くれる】

noun, auxillary suru verb
memorization, memorisation, learning by heart
Other readings:
諳記【あんき】[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing out-dated kanji

na-adjective, noun
1.
total darkness, pitch dark
2.
bleak future, poor prospects
Other readings:
真暗【まっくら】
まっ暗【まっくら】

adjective
dim, gloomy
Other readings:
うす暗い【うすぐらい】

noun, auxillary suru verb
assassination

noun, auxillary suru verb, no-adjective
hint, suggestion

adverb
1.
thoughtlessly, recklessly, rashly, indiscriminately, indiscreetly, at random(usually kana)
2.
excessively, unreasonably, immoderately, absurdly(usually kana)
All readings:
むやみに《無闇に》[1]
むやみに《無暗に》[1]
Notes:
  1. ateji (phonetic) reading

noun, auxillary suru verb
mental arithmetic

noun
light and darkness, light and shade
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 355 results)

It was so dark

くら
暗い
It is already dark

It is too dark to see clearly

It is getting dark. Let's go home

まな
学んで
くら
暗し
Learning without thought is labor lost

It became dark before I knew it

It's getting darker little by little

It was getting dark

とつぜん
突然
そら
くら
暗く
あめ
All at once the sky became dark and it started to rain

The sky grew darker and darker, and the wind blew harder and harder

くら
暗く
まえ
いえ
かえ
帰ろう
I will return to the house before dark

とつぜん
突然
そら
くら
暗く
All of a sudden the sky became dark

とつぜん
突然
くら
暗く
The lights suddenly went out and it become dark

It's getting darker outside now

夜明け
まえ
いちばん
一番
くら
暗い
The darkest hour is just before the dawn

The sky is getting dark

It is getting dark outside

It is getting dark outdoors

It was getting dark, and, what made matters worse, it began to rain

くら
暗く
まえ
I'll be back before dark