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[いと()·ぐち()]
itoguchi
noun

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[いとぐち()]
itoguchi

English Meaning(s) for 糸口

noun
  1. thread end; beginning; clue

Definition and Synonyms for 糸口

Leash a figurative restraint
Synonyms: , , , , 糸口,
Cord a line made of twisted fibers or threads
Synonyms: コード, 糸口, , 細引き,
String a tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, which makes sound when plucked, struck, or bowed
Synonyms: ストリング, , , , , 糸口, ,
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, ,
Lead evidence pointing to a possible solution
Synonyms: 手掛かり, 手蔓, 端緒, 糸口, 食い付く
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, , ,
Beginning the place where something begins, where it springs into being
Synonyms: ルーツ, オリジン, 元始, 出出し, 出始め, 出始める, 初め, 初める, 初口, 初手, 始まり, 始まる, 始める, 幕開き, 幕開け, 序開き, 根源, 淵源, , , 源流, 濫觴, 発祥, 発端, 糸口, 芽出し, 芽生え, 芽生える, 起こり, 起こる, 起源, 起点, 開闢

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Categories 糸口 is a member of

Restraint the act of controlling by restraining someone or something
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Cord a line made of twisted fibers or threads
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Line something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible
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Explanation thought that makes something comprehensible
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Evidence your basis for belief or disbelief
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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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Point the precise location of something
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Sample Sentences for 糸口

People usually find it very difficult to break the ice when they meet someone extremely attractive for the first time.
He took a slight hint as the start and found the correct answer.
Archaeologists are those who hunt for clues about the lifestyles of ancient peoples.

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