Definition of 穂

  • ear
  • ear (grain)
  • head
  • crest (wave)


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • スイ

Popular Words With This Kanji

穂, 穗, ほ

ear (of plant), head (of plant), point, tip, scion (in grafting), cion

稲穂, いなほ

ear (head) of rice

穂波, ほなみ

waving heads (of grain)

穂先, ほさき

ear (e.g. of wheat), tip (e.g. of brush or spear)

靫, 空穂, 靱, うつぼ, うつお

quiver (of arrows; cylindrical)

花穂, かすい, かほ

spike (in botany)

落ち穂拾い, おちぼひろい

act of picking up crop left after harvesting, name of painting by Millet

落ち穂, おちぼ

fallen ears (of grain)

初穂, 初穗, はつほ, はつお

first ears of rice or crops or harvest of the season, offering (to the gods)

接ぎ穂, 継ぎ穂, 接穂, 継穂, つぎほ, つぎぼ

scion, cion, (horticultural) graft, opportunity to continue a conversation

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