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[かん()]
kan
noun, counter

English Meaning(s) for 巻

noun, counter
  1. volume (of book); reel (of film)
  2. scroll (of books or paintings); roll (paper, etc.)

Definition and Synonyms for 巻

Whorl a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
Synonyms: コイル, , , 巻く, 巻線
Roll anything rolled up in cylindrical form
Synonyms: ロール, 一巻, 一巻, , , 巻く
Book a major division of a long written composition
Synonyms: , , 巻く, ,
Roll a document that can be rolled up (as for storage)
Synonyms: うねり, うねる, ロール, , , 巻く, 巻き物
Book a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)
Synonyms: ブック, , 単行本, 図書, , , 巻帙, 教科書, , , 書冊, 書史, 書巻, 書物, 書籍, 書誌, , ご本, 着る, 竹帛, 編章, , 著作, 著作物, 著書, 読み物, 述作, 韋編
Volume a publication that is one of a set of several similar publications
Synonyms: ベリューム, ボリューム, ヴォリューム, 一巻, 一巻, , , , , , 巻く, 巻帙, 巻数, 書物, 書籍, , , 韋編
Roll a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
Synonyms: うねり, うねる, ロール, ローラー, , , 巻く

Meanings for each kanji in 巻

» scroll; volume; book; part; roll up; wind up; tie; coil; counter for texts (or book scrolls)

Categories 巻 is a member of

Structure a thing constructed
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Section a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
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Holograph handwritten book or document
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Publication a copy of a printed work offered for distribution
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Moving Ridge one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
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Cylinder a solid bounded by a cylindrical surface and two parallel planes (the bases)
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 巻

Sample Sentences for 巻

From humorous to creepy stories, like the last volume, you can enjoy various types of stories.
The dictionary comes in two volumes.
Behind thermodynamics lie the movements of atoms and molecules following the laws of motion learned in the first volume.
This dictionary, of which the third volume is missing, cost me a hundred dollars.
My mother is on a banana diet.

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