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[すじ()]
suji
noun

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[きん()]
kin

English Meaning(s) for 筋

noun
  1. muscle
  2. string; sinew; line; stripe
  3. plot; plan
  4. source (of business information)
  5. reason; logic

Definition and Synonyms for 筋

Line a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness
Synonyms: ライン, ,
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: プロット, 仕組み, 仕組む, 構想, , 筋書き, 筋立て, 粗筋
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:
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 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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Stroke Order Diagrams for 筋

Sample Sentences for 筋

Would you agree to the plan in principle?
Your explanation sounds plausible, but it just doesn't hold water.
"You should write a novel or something." "Nah, I don't think so. I can't see myself coming up with anything good, anyways."
He had the role of narrating the television drama.
The action of the story takes place on an island.

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