Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 4 strokes
Taught in grade 4

Search words that:
- start with 欠
- end with 欠
- contain 欠
lack, gap, fail, yawning radical (no. 76)
KUN:
  • か.ける
    ka.keru
  • か.く
    ka.ku
ON:
  • ケツ
    ketsu
  • ケン
    ken
Written with 4 strokes
Taught in grade 4
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 140 results)

noun
defect, fault, flaw, deformity, deficiency, shortage, gap

noun, auxillary suru verb
absence, non-attendance
See also:出席 (antonym)

noun
1.
fault, defect, flaw, weak point, weakness, shortcoming, drawback
See also:美点 (antonym)
2.
failure (in an examination), failing grade

Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1.
to be chipped, to be damaged, to be broken
2.
to be lacking, to be missing
3.
to be insufficient, to be short, to be deficient, to be negligent toward
4.
to wane (e.g. moon), to go into eclipse(also 虧ける)
See also:満ちる (antonym)
Other readings:
缺ける【かける】
闕ける【かける】

noun
1.
yawn, yawning(usually kana)
2.
kanji "yawning" radical (radical 76)(only relevant for 欠)
Other readings:
あくび《欠》
けんしん《欠伸》

na-adjective, noun
indispensable, essential

noun, auxillary suru verb
want, shortage, famine

Godan-ku verb, transitive verb
1.
to chip, to nick, to break, to crack
2.
to lack
Other readings:
闕く【かく】

Godan-su verb, transitive verb
to miss (doing), to fail (to do)

noun, no-adjective
1.
filling a vacancy, supplementation
noun
2.
substitute, deputy, alternate, spare
Other readings:
補闕【ほけつ】
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 427 results)

びょうき
病気の
かのじょ
彼女
けっせき
欠席
She was absent on the ground of illness

かれ
びょうき
病気の
けっせき
欠席
He was absent owing to illness

しょうね
少年
びょうき
病気の
がっこう
学校
けっせき
欠席
The boy was absent from school yesterday because of illness

ははおや
母親
びょうき
病気の
しょうじ
少女
けっせき
欠席
The girl whose mother is ill is absent today

しき
知識
けつぼう
欠乏
知恵
とぼ
乏しい
Knowledge is scarce; wisdom is scarcer

They were all so tired that they could do nothing but yawn

じゅぎょ
授業
けっせき
欠席
がくせい
学生
There were quite a few students absent from class today

かのじょ
彼女
びょうき
病気の
がっこう
学校
けっせき
欠席
She was absent from school owing to sickness

かい
会議
けっせき
欠席
ゆう
理由
せつめい
説明
How do you account for your absence from the meeting

かれ
彼ら
けっせき
欠席
ゆう
理由
おし
教えて
くだ
下さい
Tell me the reason why they are absent

かれ
びょうき
病気の
がっこう
学校
けっせき
欠席
On account of illness he absented himself from school

しょうね
少年
よう
8日
かん
けっせき
欠席
The boy has been absent from school for eight days

I love him despite his faults

She is none the less beautiful for her faults

おおぜい
大勢の
せい
生徒
がっこう
学校
けっせき
欠席
A great many students were absent from school

えい
英語
じゅぎょ
授業
けっせき
欠席
I'll miss the English class today

けっせき
欠席
せい
生徒
ひと
一人
No students were absent

けっせき
欠席
わた
れんらく
連絡
くだ
下さい
Please inform me of your absence in advance

I was absent from the party

かい
けっせき
欠席
I absented myself from the meeting