Definition of 撚

  • twist
  • twine
  • kinky

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ネン
  • れる
  • より
  • ひね

Popular Words With This Kanji

捻る, 拈る, 撚る, ひねる

to twist, to wrench, to turn (a switch on or off, etc.), to wring (a neck), to puzzle over, to defeat easily

撚糸, ねんし

twisted thread or yarn, twining of thread or yarn

紙縒り, 紙縒, 紙撚り, 紙撚, 紙捻り, 紙捻, こより, かみより

string made from twisted paper

紙縒り, 紙縒, 紙撚り, 紙撚, 紙捻り, 紙捻, こより, かみより

string made from twisted paper

より糸, 縒り糸, 撚り糸, よりいと

twisting (thread, etc.), twisted yarn, twisted thread, twine

撚翅, ねじればね, ネジレバネ

strepsipteran

縒り合わせる, 撚り合わせる, 縒り合せる, 撚り合せる, よりあわせる

to intertwine, to twist together

縒り合わせる, 撚り合わせる, 縒り合せる, 撚り合せる, よりあわせる

to intertwine, to twist together

糸撚鯛, いとよりだい, イトヨリダイ

golden threadfin bream (Nemipterus virgatus), besugo

捻り, 拈り, 撚り, ひねり

twist, spin, ingenuity, sophistication (e.g. of writing style), wrapped offering (of money), twisting throw (sumo)


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