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noun, noun, used as a suffix, no adjective, suffix, counter

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English Meaning(s) for 筋

  1. muscle; tendon; sinew
  2. vein; artery
  3. fiber; fibre; string
  4. line; stripe; streak
  5. reason; logic
  6. plot; storyline
  7. lineage; descent
  8. school (e.g. of scholarship or arts)
  9. aptitude; talent
  10. source (of information, etc.); circle; channel
  11. well-informed person (in a transaction)
  12. logical move (in go, shogi, etc.)
  13. ninth vertical line
  14. seam on a helmet
  15. gristly fish paste (made of muscle, tendons, skin, etc.)
  16. social position; status
noun, used as a suffix, noun, no adjective
  1. on (a river, road, etc.); along
suffix, counter
  1. counter for long thin things; counter for roads or blocks when giving directions
  2. (Edo period) counter for hundreds of mon (obsolete unit of currency)

Definition and Synonyms for 筋

Article a separate section of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will)
Synonyms: くだり, アーティクル, 事項, , 条款, 条目, 条項, , 箇条, 約款, 項目
Banding a stripe or stripes of contrasting color
Synonyms: , , , 縞模様
Muscle animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells
Synonyms: , , 筋肉組織
Muscle one of the contractile organs of the body
Synonyms: , , 筋肉, すじ肉
Aptitude inherent ability
Synonyms: タレント, 手筋, , 才能, , ,
Plot the story that is told in a novel or play or movie etc.
Synonyms: あらすじ, プロット, 仕組み, 仕組む, 構想, , , 筋書き, 筋立て
Plot Line the plot of a book or play or film
Synonyms: プロット, ,
Literary Argument a summary of the subject or plot of a literary work or play or movie
Synonyms: あらすじ, ,
Agate Line space for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising
Synonyms: ライン, , , , , , 線路, , , 行列, 路線
Line something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible
Synonyms: ライン, , , , , , , 線路, , , 行列, 路線
Line a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness
Synonyms: ライン, , ,
Line the trace of a moving point
Synonyms: ライン, , ,

Meanings for each kanji in 筋

muscle; sinew; tendon; fiber; plot; plan; descent Kanji Details »

Categories 筋 is a member of

Artefact a man-made object taken as a whole
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Form the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
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Bar a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background
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Animal Tissue the tissue in the bodies of animals
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Ability possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done
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Story a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events
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Plot the story that is told in a novel or play or movie etc.
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Summary a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form
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Contractor a bodily organ that contracts
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Square Measure a system of units used to measure areas
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Section a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
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Sample Sentences for 筋

You'll never get ahead in this place unless you go through the proper channels.
To work your pectoral muscles try doing thirty push-ups.
At the meeting he said a lot, but his argument did not hold water.
In a fight against speculators who are dumping the U.S. currency, central banks of major countries have carried out massive concerted interventions in the market.
Actually, it makes perfect sense.

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