Definition of 鞘

  • sheath
  • case
  • margin
  • difference
  • shells (of beans)

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ショウ
  • ソウ
  • さや

Popular Words With This Kanji

鞘, さや

scabbard

腱鞘炎, けんしょうえん

inflammation of a tendon (sheath), tendonitis, tendinitis, tenosynovitis, tenovaginitis, tendovaginitis

腱鞘, けんしょう

sheath of tendon

鞘当て, さやあて

rivalry (in love, touching of sheaths)

恋の鞘当て, 恋のさやあて, こいのさやあて

rivalry for the heart of a woman

幼芽鞘, ようがしょう

coleoptile, acrospire

金利鞘, きんりしょう

interest margin

逆鞘, ぎゃくざや

(discount rate) negative spread

元の鞘に収まる, もとのさやにおさまる

to bury the hatchet, to make up

鞘尻, さやじり

tip of a scabbard


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