[すわ]

Godan verb, intransitive verb

  1. to sit, to squat.
  2. to assume (a position).
  3. to hold steady, to hold still.
    Esp. 据わる, 据る.

Variations

Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
[すわ] 座る すわる
[すわ] 坐る すわる
[]わる 据わる すわる
[すわ] 据る すわる

Contained Kanji Breakdown

squat, seat, cushion (6th)
  • 广 dotted cliff radical (no. 53)
    • wild goose, trailing cliff radical (no. 27)
  • sit (Names)
    • two people
      • person(1st)
    • soil, earth, ground(1st)