Definition of 袖

  • sleeve
  • wing (building)
  • extension
  • give cold shoulder

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • シュウ
  • そで

Popular Words With This Kanji

袖, そで

sleeve, wing (of a stage)

領袖, りょうしゅう

leader, chief, boss

振り袖, 振袖, 振りそで, ふりそで

long-sleeved kimono

振り袖, 振袖, 振りそで, ふりそで

long-sleeved kimono

小袖, こそで

short sleeves, quilted silk garment

半袖, はんそで

short sleeves

袖口, そでぐち

cuff, armhole

長袖, ながそで

long sleeves

留袖, とめそで

formal, usually black, kimono with designs along the bottom of the skirt worn by married women on ceremonial occasions

袖山, そでやま

top crease of a sleeve (of traditional Japanese clothing), sleeve cap (of Western clothing)


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