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English Meaning(s) for 桟

  1. sheathing (under thatched roofing)
  2. lath (used as a foundation for a mud plaster wall)
  3. decorative rafters (of alternating wood and bamboo)

Definition and Synonyms for 桟

Bolt the part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a key
Synonyms: かんぬき, 懸け橋, , ,
Bridge a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
Synonyms: ブリッジ, 懸け橋, 架橋, , , , , 橋架, 橋梁
Stave a crosspiece between the legs of a chair
Synonyms: 懸け橋, ,

Meanings for each kanji in 桟

scaffold; cleat; frame; jetty; bolt (door) Kanji Details »

Categories 桟 is a member of

Bar a rigid piece of metal or wood
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Crosspiece a transverse brace
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Structure a thing constructed
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