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English Meaning(s) for 弓

  1. bow (weapon) (ゆ is usu. a prefix)
  2. archery
  3. bow (for a violin, etc.)

Definition and Synonyms for 弓

Bow a stroke with a curved piece of wood with taut horsehair strands that is used in playing stringed instruments
Synonyms: , ,
Bow a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands
Synonyms: ボー, ボー, ボーゲン, , ,
Bow a weapon for shooting arrows, composed of a curved piece of resilient wood with a taut cord to propel the arrow
Synonyms: ボー, ボー, , , , 洋弓
Arcus Senilis a whitish deposit in the shape of an arc that is sometimes seen in the cornea
Synonyms: , ,
Arc something curved in shape
Synonyms: アーク, , ,
Bow used in playing certain stringed instruments
Synonyms: ボー, ボー, ボーゲン, , ,

Meanings for each kanji in 弓

bow; bow (archery, violin) Kanji Details »

Categories 弓 is a member of

Stroke a single complete movement
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Stick an implement consisting of a length of wood
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Weapon any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting
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Cornea the transparent dome-shaped anterior portion of the outer covering of the eye
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Curve the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 弓

Sample Sentences for 弓

By the age of seven, he had already made his own bow and arrows.
He tried to draw the bow with all his strengths and shoot an arrow distantly.
Native Americans fought with bow and arrow.
The rainbow forms an arc in the sky.
I dreamed about a bow.

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