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[はこ()]
hako
noun, suffix, counter

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English Meaning(s) for 箱

noun
  1. box; case; chest; package; pack; crate
  2. car (of a train, etc.)
  3. shamisen case; shamisen
  4. public building; community building (often written as ハコ)
  5. man who carries a geisha's shamisen
  6. receptacle for human waste; feces (faeces)
suffix, counter
  1. counter for boxes (or boxed objects)

Definition and Synonyms for 箱

Box a (usually rectangular) container
Synonyms: ボックス, 櫛笥, ,
Case a portable container for carrying several objects
Synonyms: ケース, 入れ物, 櫛笥,
Casing the housing or outer covering of something
Synonyms: がら, 作り皮, , 櫛笥, , , 甲殻, 甲羅, , , 覆い, 覆う,
Box the quantity contained in a box
Synonyms: ボックス, 桟敷, 櫛笥,
Box a rectangular drawing
Synonyms: ボックス, 桟敷, 櫛笥,
Box may have a lid
Synonyms: ボックス, 櫛笥, ,

Meanings for each kanji in 箱

box; chest; case; bin; railway car Kanji Details »

Categories 箱 is a member of

Container any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
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Housing a protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component
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Rectangle a parallelogram with four right angles
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Containerful the quantity that a container will hold
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 箱

Sample Sentences for 箱

The customs officials examined the boxes.
That radio is no bigger than a matchbox.
She carried the box under her arm.
Please put your shoes in the getabako when you take them off.
The box was full of books.

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