Definition of 臂

  • elbow

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ひじ

Popular Words With This Kanji

肘, 肱, 臂, ひじ

elbow

三面六臂, さんめんろっぴ

rush of business, versatility, man who can do the work of many

八面六臂, はちめんろっぴ

competent in all fields (lit: 8 faces and 6 arms), very active in many fields, versatile, all-round

猿臂, えんぴ

long, protruding elbows (like those of a monkey)

猿臂を伸ばす, えんぴをのばす

to stretch one's arms, to elongate one's arms

半臂, はんぴ

short-sleeved (or sleeveless) undergarment worn by aristocratic men

半臂の緒, はんぴのお

decorative gauze strap that hangs from the front left side of the kohimo when tying closed one's hanpi

一臂, いっぴ

(a) (helping) hand, one's bit

猿臂打ち, えんぴうち

elbow strike (karate)


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