彿

noun, noun or particle that takes する, 'taru' adjective, adverb taking the と particle

  1. (bearing a) close resemblance, vivid reminder (e.g. of the past).
    Usu. as 〜を彷彿とさせる.

adverb taking the と particle, 'taru' adjective

  1. dim, faint, vague, blurred.

Variations

Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
彿
彷彿 ほうふつ
髣髴 ほうふつ

Contained Kanji Breakdown

stray, wander, loiter
ホウ さまよ.う (Kentei 1)
stop, linger, loiter
テキ たたず.む (Kentei 1)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
human radical (no. 9)
direction, person, alternative
なた かた ホウ (2nd, N4)
dot, tick or dot radical (no. 3)
チュ (Kentei 1)
ten thousand, 10,000
マン バン よろず (2nd, N5)
one, one radical (no.1)
イチ いっ ひと- (1st, N5)
wrapping enclosure, wrapping radical (no. 20)
ホウ つつ.む (Kentei 1)
dimly
フツ (Kentei 1)
stop, linger, loiter
テキ たたず.む (Kentei 1)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
human radical (no. 9)
dollar, two arrows tied together
フツ ホチ どる (Kentei Pre-1)
bow, bow (archery, violin)
ゆみ キュウ こ (2nd, N1)
number one, line, rod radical (no. 2)
コン シ ジョ