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Kanji Details for 筋

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Stroke Count
12 Strokes
竹 + 6 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. muscle, sinew, tendon, fiber, plot, plan, descent
Kun'yomi: すじ。(Jouyou Reading)
On'yomi: コン。(Go-on Reading)
キン。(Kan-on Reading)

Dictionary Entries for 筋

  1. muscle; tendon; sinew
  2. vein; artery
  3. fiber; fibre; string
  4. line; stripe; streak
  5. reason; logic
  6. plot; storyline
  7. lineage; descent
  8. school (e.g. of scholarship or arts)
  9. aptitude; talent
  10. source (of information, etc.); circle; channel
  11. well-informed person (in a transaction)
  12. logical move (in go, shogi, etc.)
  13. ninth vertical line
  14. seam on a helmet
  15. gristly fish paste (made of muscle, tendons, skin, etc.)
  16. social position; status
noun, used as a suffix, noun, no adjective
  1. on (a river, road, etc.); along
suffix, counter
  1. counter for long thin things; counter for roads or blocks when giving directions
  2. (Edo period) counter for hundreds of mon (obsolete unit of currency)

  1. muscle

Stroke Order Diagrams for 筋

Construction of Character for 筋

Radicals and parts present in 筋
» Radical bamboo
» Part power, strength, strong, strain, bear up, exert
» Part month, moon
Kanji variants for 筋
» Traditional Chinese Character

Kanji related to 筋

  • 婿

  • 簿

Meanings in Other Languages for 筋

  1. muscle, tendon, fibre, veine, intrigue, lignée, raison
  1. músculo, tendão, nervo, fibra, desenho, plano, descendência
  1. músculo, tendón, fibra, trama, argumento, linaje

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