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English Meaning(s) for 弦

  1. bowstring
  2. string (of shamisen, guitar, violin, etc.)
  3. bail (arched pot handle) (esp. 鉉)
  4. diagonal levelling wire across the top of a masu (also written as 梁)

Definition and Synonyms for 弦

Bowstring the string of an archer's bow
Synonyms: 弓弦, , ,
String a tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, which makes sound when plucked, struck, or bowed
Synonyms: ストリング, , , , , 糸口, , ,
String a collection of objects threaded on a single strand
Synonyms: , , ,
Chord a straight line connecting two points on a curve
Synonyms: ,
Stringed Instrument a musical instrument in which taut strings provide the source of sound
Synonyms: , 弦楽器, 弾き物,

Meanings for each kanji in 弦

bowstring; chord; hypotenuse Kanji Details »

Categories 弦 is a member of

Cord a line made of twisted fibers or threads
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Collection several things grouped together or considered as a whole
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Straight Line a line traced by a point traveling in a constant direction
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Musical Instrument any of various devices or contrivances that can be used to produce musical tones or sounds
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 弦

Sample Sentences for 弦

A string on my guitar broke.
I broke a string on my guitar.

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