Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 12 strokes
Taught in grade 4

Search words that:
- start with 極
- end with 極
- contain 極
poles, settlement, conclusion, end, highest rank, electric poles, very, extremely, most, highly, 10**48
KUN:
  • きわ.める
    kiwa.meru
  • きわ.まる
    kiwa.maru
  • きわ.まり
    kiwa.mari
  • きわ.み
    kiwa.mi
  • き.める
    ki.meru
  • -ぎ.め
    -gi.me
  • き.まる
    ki.maru
ON:
  • キョク
    kyoku
  • ゴク
    goku
Written with 12 strokes
Taught in grade 4
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 299 results)

Godan-ru verb, intransitive verb
1.
to be decided, to be settled
2.
to look good in (clothes)
All readings:
決まる【きまる】
決る【きまる】[1]
極る【きまる】
Notes:
  1. irregular okurigana usage

Ichidan verb, transitive verb
1.
to decide, to choose, to determine, to make up one's mind, to resolve, to set one's heart on, to settle, to arrange, to set, to appoint, to fix
2.
to clinch (a victory), to decide (the outcome of a match)
3.
to persist in doing, to go through with
4.
to always do, to have made a habit of(as 決めている)
5.
to take for granted, to assume
6.
to dress up, to dress to kill, to dress to the nines
7.
to carry out successfully (a move in sports, a pose in dance, etc.), to succeed in doing
8.
to immobilize with a double-arm lock (in sumo, judo, etc.)(martial arts, sumo term)
9.
to eat or drink something, to take illegal drugs
All readings:
決める【きめる】
極める【きめる】

na-adjective
positive, assertive, active, proactive, aggressive
See also:消極的 (antonym)

noun, no-adjective
1.
rule, regulation
2.
settlement, conclusion, end, agreement, arrangement
3.
habit, custom, habitual way
See also:御決まり
4.
countenance in front of another person, face(usu. as 決まりが悪い, etc.)
5.
love relationship between a customer and a prostitute(archaism)
All readings:
決まり【きまり】
決り【きまり】
極まり【きまり】
極り【きまり】

na-adjective
negative, passive, half-hearted, unmotivated
See also:積極的 (antonym)

noun
1.
South Pole
2.
the Antarctic, Antarctica
See also:南極圏,  南極大陸

noun
1.
North Pole
2.
the Arctic(abbreviation)
See also:北極圏

noun, na-adjective
extreme, extremity

no-adjective, noun
ultimate, final, last, eventual
Other readings:
窮極【きゅうきょく】

noun
1.
Sukhavati (Amitabha's Pure Land)(abbreviation, Buddhist term)
See also:極楽浄土
2.
paradise, heaven on earth
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 219 results)

しょうきょくてき
消極的な
おと
自己
ひょうげ
表現
The passive man seldom, if ever, expresses himself

These questions can be answered quite simply

This area is extremely isolated

かのじょ
彼女
じん
婦人
かいほう
解放
うんどう
運動
せっきょくて
積極的に
かつやく
活躍
She took an active part in the women's lib movement

Tiny pets are in fashion now

The houses and cars looked tiny from the sky

ちち
きょくた
極端な
こうどう
行動
My father rarely goes to extremes

Their manner of bringing up their children is extremely unusual

かれ
彼ら
せいこう
成功
じゅうよ
重要な
かん
考えた
They looked on this success as most important

My father rarely goes to extremes

まいにち
毎日
れんしゅ
練習
きわ
極めて
じゅうよ
重要
It is essential for you to practice every day

There are few, if any, mistakes in his English

かんさつ
観察
しょうきょくてき
消極的な
がく
科学
じっけん
実験
せっきょくて
積極的な
がく
科学
Observation is a passive science, experimentation an active science

Doctors suspect smoking has lot to do with cancer

The climate here is very mild, and snow seldom falls even in winter

ちゅうご
中国
せっきょくて
積極的な
やくわり
役割
はっ
発揮
しん
信じる
I trust that China will go on to take a more active part

かのじょ
彼女
じん
婦人
かいほう
解放
うんどう
運動
せっきょくて
積極的な
やくわり
役割
She played a part in the women's lib movement

There are few, if any, such men

かれ
かいふく
回復
かくりつ
確率
きわ
極めて
すく
少ない
There is little if any hope for his recovery

かのじょ
彼女
ごと
仕事
せっきょくて
積極的な
たい
態度
She shows a very positive attitude to her work