Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
升, 枡, 桝, 斗
Kana Reading
ます
Romaji
masu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    measuring container; measure
    Example sentence
    灯火ますのかくすな。 Hide not your light under a bushel.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    box (seating at a theatre, etc.)
    Example sentence
    チェッカー交互に並んでいる。 The black and white squares on a checker board are arranged alternately.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    square on a grid; cell of a grid
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    square bearing block (at the top of a pillar)

Examples of 升, 枡, 桝, 斗, ます in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

11 strokes

measuring box, (kokuji)

On'Yomi:

Kun'Yomi: ます

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JLPT 1

4 strokes

measuring box, 1.8 liter

On'Yomi: ショウ

Kun'Yomi: ます

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JLPT 1

4 strokes

Big Dipper, 10 sho (vol), sake dipper, dots and cross radical (no. 68)

On'Yomi: , トウ

Kun'Yomi:

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8 strokes

measuring box, (kokuji)

On'Yomi:

Kun'Yomi: ます

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