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[こう()]
kou
noun

English Meaning(s) for 甲

noun
  1. carapace; shell
  2. 1st in rank; grade A
  3. instep; back of hand
  4. the A party (e.g. in a contract); the first party; plaintiff (label in legal documents)

Definition and Synonyms for 甲

Carapace hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles
Synonyms: がら, クチクラ, キューティクル, , , 外殻, , , , , , 甲殻, 甲皮, 甲羅, 背甲, 背甲, 角皮,
Armour protective covering made of metal and used in combat
Synonyms: , 具足, 物の具, , , , 甲冑,
Helmet a protective headgear made of hard material to resist blows
Synonyms: メット, ヘルメット, , , , , 鉄兜, 鉄帽,
Shell the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals
Synonyms: がら, ばい, シェル, 介殻, , , 外殻, , , , , , 甲殻, 甲羅, , 貝殻,

Meanings for each kanji in 甲

armor; high (voice); A grade; first class; former; instep; carapace Kanji Details »

Categories 甲 is a member of

Scute large bony or horny plate as on an armadillo or turtle or the underside of a snake
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Headdress clothing for the head
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Protective Covering a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
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Animal Material material derived from animals
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Sample Sentences for 甲

One man's medicine is another man's poison.

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