1. moustache; mustache; beard; whiskers; sideburnsUsually written using kana alone, See also 口髭, See also 顎鬚, See also 頬髯, in careful usage 髭 for moustache, 鬚 for beard, 髯 for (cheek) whiskers
2. whiskers (on a cat, etc.); feelers (on an insect, etc.); (chin) tuftUsually written using kana alone
3. shadow (on a candlestick chart)Finance, Usually written using kana alone, usu. ヒゲ
Wikipedia definition
4. BeardA beard is the collection of hair that grows on the chin, upper lip, cheeks and neck of human beings. Usually, only pubescent or adult males are able to grow beards. However, women with hirsutism may develop a beard. When differentiating between upper and lower facial hair, a beard specifically includes the moustache, which refers to hair above and around the upper lip.
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Other forms
鬚 【ひげ】髯 【ひげ】ヒゲ
鬚: Rarely-used kanji form. 髯: Rarely-used kanji form.


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