Definition of 枢

  • hinge
  • pivot
  • door


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • スウ
  • シュ
  • とぼそ
  • からくり

Popular Words With This Kanji

中枢, ちゅうすう

centre, center, pivot, mainstay, nucleus, backbone, central figure, pillar, key man

枢機卿, すうききょう, すうきけい

Cardinal (Catholic)

枢軸, すうじく

axle, pivot

中枢神経, ちゅうすうしんけい

central nerves

枢軸国, すうじくこく

(World War II) Axis powers

枢要, すうよう


枢機, すうき

important state matters

枢密院, すうみついん

(Japanese) Privy Council (abolished in 1947)

呼吸中枢, こきゅうちゅうすう

respiratory center, respiratory centre

枢, とまら

extensions on the top & bottom of a door that fit into cavities in the frame (as part of a pivot hinge)

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