Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 13 strokes
Taught in Junior high

Search words that:
- start with 雷
- end with 雷
- contain 雷
thunder, lightning bolt
KUN:
  • かみなり
    kaminari
  • いかずち
    ikazuchi
  • いかづち
    ikazuchi
ON:
  • ライ
    rai
Written with 13 strokes
Taught in Junior high
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 87 results)

noun
1.
lightning, thunder, thunderbolt
2.
god of thunder, god of lightning(only relevant for かみなり)
3.
anger, fit of anger(only relevant for かみなり)
Other readings:
【いかずち】
【いかづち】[1]
【らい】
Notes:
  1. out-dated or obsolete kana usage

noun
1.
land mine
2.
topic that sets someone off, sensitive topic, taboo topic, trigger(colloquialism)
3.
something that seems fine at first but turns out to be very bad (e.g. product, business), booby trap, pitfall(colloquialism)

noun
1.
lightning strike, thunderbolt, bolt of lightning
auxillary suru verb
2.
to strike (lightning), to be struck by lightning

noun
thunder, thunderclap, crash of thunder

noun
thunder cloud
Other readings:
雷雲【いかずちぐも】[1]
Notes:
  1. out-dated or obsolete kana usage
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 56 results)

The house was struck by lightning yesterday

いなずま
稲妻
ひか
光った
おも
思う
かみなり
After the lightning, came the thunder

わた
とつぜん
突然の
かみなり
I was surprised at the sudden thunder

なつ
かみなり
We have had a lot of thunder this summer

かみなり
The tree was struck by lightning

かれ
彼の
いえ
かみなり
His house was struck by lightning

かみなり
とう
Lightning struck the tower

かれ
おこ
怒って
かみなり
He snarled out his anger

A thunderbolt is likely to fall any minute

かん
時間
まえ
らい
雷雨
れんらく
連絡
Communications have been cut off for two hours because of a thunderstorm

Thunder rolled with menacing crashes

なつ
かみなり
We had a lot of thunder that summer

とつぜん
突然の
らいめい
雷鳴
Suddenly I heard a loud clap of thunder

らい
雷雨
いなずま
稲妻
There was thunder and lightning last night

かみなり
きんぞく
金属
Lightning is liable to hit metal

Trains were disrupted due to a thunderstorm

Thunder has been explained scientifically, and people no longer believe it is a sign that the gods are angry with them, so thunder, too, is a little less frightening

I heard it thunder in the distance

わた
いえ
かみなり
I saw the house struck by lightning

われわれ
我々
らい
雷雨
なん
避難
We took cover from the thunder shower