[]びる

Ichidan verb, transitive verb

  1. to dash over oneself (e.g. water), to take (e.g. shower), to bask in (e.g. the sun), to bathe in, to be flooded with (e.g. light), to be covered in.
  2. to suffer (e.g. an attack), to draw (e.g. criticism, attention, praise), to have heaped upon, to be showered with.

Variations

Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
[]びる 浴びる あびる

Contained Kanji Breakdown

bathe, be favored with, bask in (4th)
  • water, water radical (no. 85)
  • valley(2nd)
    • eight, eight radical (no. 12)(1st)
    • 𠆢 person
    • mouth(1st)