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English Meaning(s) for 背

  1. back; spine
  2. reverse; rear side
  3. height; stature
  4. ridge (of a mountain)

Definition and Synonyms for 背

Book Binding the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book
Synonyms: 上紙, 上表紙, , , 表紙
Rear the side that goes last or is not normally seen
Synonyms: のち, リア, バック, バッグ, , , , 後ろ, 後ろ側, 後列, 後尾, 後押し, 後方, 後衛, 後部, 甲羅, , , 背中, 背後, 背部, 背面, , , 裏側, 裏手, 裏面, , ,
Stature (of a standing person) the distance from head to foot
Synonyms: だけ, , , 上背, , , 背丈, 身丈, 身の丈, 身長
Tallness the vertical dimension of extension
Synonyms: , , 背丈, 高い, 高さ
Dorsum the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
Synonyms: のち, , , , 後ろ, , , 背中, 背部
Tallness distance from the base of something to the top
Synonyms: , , 背丈, 高い, 高さ

Meanings for each kanji in 背

stature; height; back; behind; disobey; defy; go back on; rebel Kanji Details »

Categories 背 is a member of

Protective Covering a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
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Side an extended outer surface of an object
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Dimension the magnitude of something in a particular direction (especially length or width or height)
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Body Part any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
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Bodily Property an attribute of the body
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 背

Sample Sentences for 背

Billy is very tall for his age.
I wish I were taller.
Tom read somewhere that short people need more sleep than tall people.
If I could only turn my back.
I'm the tallest one in the class.

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