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[かぎ()]
kagi
noun

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[かぎ()]
kagi

English Meaning(s) for 鍵

noun
  1. key
  2. lock

Definition and Synonyms for 鍵

Key metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated
Synonyms: キー, ,
Spanner a hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt
Synonyms: スパナ, レンチ, ,
Key something crucial for explaining
Synonyms: キー, ヒント, キーポイント, 手掛かり, 手蔓, 決め手, 秘訣, 糸口, , 要訣, 要諦, 足掛かり, ,
Clew evidence that helps to solve a problem
Synonyms: キー, ヒント, 傍証, 小口, 手掛かり, 手蔓, 示唆, 端緒, 糸口, , 足掛かり, , , 食い付く
Hint a slight indication
Synonyms: キー, ヒント, 仄めかし, 手掛かり, 手蔓, 暗示, 示唆, 端緒, 糸口, , ,

Meanings for each kanji in 鍵

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Categories 鍵 is a member of

Device an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
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Hand Tool a tool used with workers' hands
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Explanation thought that makes something comprehensible
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Evidence an indication that makes something evident
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Indication something that serves to indicate or suggest
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 鍵

Sample Sentences for 鍵

The lock must be out of order.
The door will not open; the lock must be out of order.
Would you help me look for my keys?
She lost her locker key while she was swimming in the pool.
Here are your keys.

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