Definition of 幹

  • tree trunk

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • カン
  • みき

Popular Words With This Kanji

幹部, かんぶ

management, (executive) staff, leaders, leadership, top brass, upper echelons

幹事, かんじ

executive secretary, coordinator, organizer, person in charge of making arrangements

新幹線, しんかんせん

bullet train (very high speed), Shinkansen

幹, みき, かん

(tree) trunk, (arrow) shaft, (tool) handle, backbone, base

根幹, こんかん

root and trunk, foundation, root, basis, core, fundamentals

幹線, かんせん

main line, trunk line

主幹, しゅかん

chief editor, managing editor, manager, person in charge

基幹, きかん

mainstay, nucleus, key

監理, 幹理, かんり

superintendence, supervision, administration

語幹, ごかん

stem, root of a word


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