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Stroke Count
9 Strokes
Radical
首 + 0 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. neck, counter for songs and poems
Readings
Kun'yomi: くび、おびと。
On'yomi: シュ。(Go-on Reading)
シュウ。(Kan-on Reading)

Dictionary Entries for 首

kubi
noun
  1. neck
  2. head
  3. dismissal; discharge; firing (from a job) (also written as 馘)
shirushi
noun
  1. decapitated head of an enemy
shu
counter
  1. counter for songs and poems
tsukasa
noun
  1. office; official (usu. 官,司,寮)
  2. chief; head (usu. 首,長)
  3. (Yaeyama Islands in Okinawa) person (usually a woman) whose duty it is to officiate at religions ceremonies
obito
ohito
outo
noun
  1. Obito (hereditary title, often given to powerful regional families)
konokami
noun
  1. eldest son
  2. older brother; older sister
  3. older person
  4. head of a clan; head of a region
  5. skilled craftsman
kashira
noun
  1. head (of a doll)
koube
noun
  1. head

Stroke Order Diagrams for 首

Construction of Character for 首

Radicals and parts present in 首
Part put together Kanji Details »
Part eye, class, look, insight, experience, care, favor Kanji Details »
Part oneself Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 首
  1. 象形の毛の生えた頭を象る。

Kanji related to 首

  • 貿

Meanings in Other Languages for 首

French
  1. cou, compteur de chansons ou poèmes
Portuguese
  1. pescoço
Spanish
  1. cuello, principio

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