Kana: カン、ゆる.い、ゆる.やか、ゆる.む、ゆる.める
Romaji: kan, yuru.i, yuru.yaka,, yuru.meru

Name Reading

Kana: ひろ
Romaji: hiro


slacken, loosen, relax, lessen, be moderate, ease

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  15
Radical Number:  120
Frequency:  933
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  1-6-9
Korean Reading:  wan
Chinese Reading:  huan3
Unicode:  7de9
JIS:  344B


Halpern Index: 1389
Nelson Index: 3584
New Nelson Index: 4551
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 6a9.8
Four Corner Index: 2294.7
Guide to Remembering Index: 1112
Gakken Index: 1267
Japanese Names Index: 2659
Daikanwanjiten Index: 27669
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 8.1128
Remembering the kanji Index: 1952
Kanji Flashcards Index: 1639
Kodansha Compact Index: 1549
Kanji in Context Index: 1271
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 943
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 1272
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 1971
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 2102
Essential Kanji Index: 1454
Kodansha Kanji Index: 1757
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 2767
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 1791


緩和 (かんわ)
relief; mitigation; alleviation; relaxation; softening
緩い (ゆるい)
loose; lenient; lax; gentle (curve, slope, etc.); slow; weak; soft; not firm
緩衝 (かんしょう)
緩急 (かんきゅう)
pace; tempo; slow and fast; in case of emergency
緩める (ゆるめる)
to loosen; to slow down
緩やか (ゆるやか)
loose; slack; gentle; easy; slow; lenient; liberal; lax
温い (ぬるい、ぬくい)
lukewarm; tepid; lenient; slow; stupid
緩行 (かんこう)
going slowly
弛緩 (しかん、ちかん)
relaxation (e.g. of muscles); becoming flaccid
緩む (ゆるむ)
to become loose; to slacken (e.g. rope); to become less tense; to relax; to let one's guard down; to slacken (e.g. coldness, supervision); to become lax; to become softer (e.g. ground, facial expression); (of ice) to partially melt; to decrease (e.g. speed); (of a market price) to go down slightly
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