Sign In


Comments for ひも

Search by Japanese Word


Search by English Meaning


Alternate Written Forms:


English Meaning(s) for ひも

  1. string; cord
  2. man who is financially dependent on a woman; gigolo; pimp (esp. ヒモ)
  3. restrictions; conditions
  4. mantle (shellfish, etc.)
  5. small intestine (beef, pork); oviduct meat (chicken)

Definition and Synonyms for ひも

Cord a line made of twisted fibers or threads
Synonyms: ひも, コード, 吊り紐, 糸口, 細引き, ,
Lacing a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)
Synonyms: ひも
Twine a lightweight cord
Synonyms: ひも, ひねり, ひねる, ストリング, 撚る, 撚糸, , , より糸, 縒り

Categories ひも is a member of

Cord a line made of twisted fibers or threads
Show all words in category »
Line something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible
Show all words in category »

Stroke Order Diagrams for ひも

Sample Sentences for ひも

That child could barely manage to tie his shoes.
She laced her shoes.
Pull the string and the water flushes.
Bolas are made up of a long cord with two stone balls at the free ends.
The string is very weak.

Comments for ひも

If you have any questions about this entry, or would like to write a sample sentence using the vocabulary, please do so below. Your comment will appear in the forum for other users of the site to view and discuss.

Only registered users may post comments. You can register your free 楽しい Japanese account here.

This site uses the EDICT and KANJIDIC dictionary files. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and are used in conformance with the Group's licence.