Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 13 strokes
Taught in Junior high

Search words that:
- start with 溺
- end with 溺
- contain 溺
drown, indulge
KUN:
  • いばり
    ibari
  • おぼ.れる
    obo.reru
ON:
  • デキ
    deki
  • ジョウ
    jou
  • ニョウ
    nyou
Written with 13 strokes
Taught in Junior high
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 18 results)

Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1.
to struggle in the water, to sink below the surface and become unable to breathe, to (nearly) drown
2.
to indulge in, to lose one's head over something, to be addicted, to wallow in

Godan-su verb, transitive verb
1.
to drown
2.
to cause to be indulged or addicted

Godan-mu verb
to drown, to get addicted, to become infatuated

Godan-nu verb, intransitive verb
to die by drowning, to drown(sensitive)
Other readings:
おぼれ死ぬ【おぼれじぬ】

おぼものわらつか
oborerumonohawarawomotsukamu
expression
a drowning man will catch at a straw(proverb)
All readings:
おぼれる者はわらをもつかむ【おぼれるものはわらをもつかむ】
おぼれる者は藁をもつかむ【おぼれるものはわらをもつかむ】
溺れる者は藁をも掴む【おぼれるものはわらをもつかむ】

さいしさいお
saishisainioboreru
expression
talented men are ruined by their own talent(proverb)
Other readings:
才子才に溺れる【さいしさいにおぼれる】

さくさくおぼ
sakushisakunioboreru
expression
craft brings nothing home, the crafty schemer drowns in his own scheme(proverb)

noun, auxillary suru verb
1.
indulgence (e.g. in alcohol, women, etc.)
2.
debauchery, dissipation
Other readings:
酖溺【たんでき】
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 68 results)

Two of them were drowned

The boy was all but drowned

I'm drowning in sadness falling far behind

The young man saved the child from drowning

かれ
ぶん
自分
いの
せい
犠牲
おぼ
溺れ
ども
子供
すく
救った
He saved the drowning child at the cost of his own life

かれ
しょうね
少年
きゅうじ
救助
He rescued a boy from drowning

かれ
彼ら
しょうね
少年
きゅうしゅつ
救出
They rescued the boy from drowning

わた
私の
ちち
まいにち
毎日
さけ
My father drinks daily

She's alive! She was drowning, but her father saved her

If it had not been for your help, I should have drowned

The drowning man grasped at the rope

The child was almost drowned

かれ
ぶん
自分
せい
生死
しょうね
少年
すく
救った
He saved the drowning boy at the risk of his own life

The boy was on the point of drowning when his father came to his rescue

じょうきゃく
乗客
きゅうじ
救助
All the passengers were saved from drowning

I came near to being drowned

The child came near being drowned

He drowned in the river

She came near to drowning