Definition of 節

  • node
  • season
  • period
  • occasion
  • verse
  • clause
  • stanza
  • honor
  • joint
  • knuckle
  • knob
  • knot
  • tune
  • melody


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • セツ
  • セチ
  • ふし
  • -ぶし
  • のっと

Popular Words With This Kanji

季節, きせつ


節, せつ

occasion, time, section (of a literary work), paragraph, verse, stanza, passage, node (of a plant stem), clause, (taxonomical) section

節約, せつやく

economising, saving

節目, フシ目, ふしめ, フシめ

turning point, critical juncture, knot (in a tree, etc.)

調節, ちょうせつ

regulation, adjustment, control

使節, しせつ

envoy, embassy, mission, delegate

関節, かんせつ

joints (knee joint, elbow joint, etc.)

一節, いっせつ, ひとふし

a verse (e.g. in the Bible), stanza, paragraph, passage, a joint, section, a tune, note, strain, measure

節減, せつげん

retrenchment, curtailment, economy

節度, せつど

moderation, standard

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