Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
針, 鉤, 鈎 JLPT 3
Kana Reading
はり, ち
Romaji
hari, chi
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    needle; pin
    Example sentence
    盤の常に示す The compass pointer always seeks north.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    hook
    Example sentence
    かかっている A strange fish is on the hook.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    stinger; thorn
    Example sentence
    富んでいるもの入るよりは、らくだ通るもっと易しい It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    hand (e.g. clock, etc.); pointer
    Example sentence
    彼女すすめていた She pushed her needle in and out.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    staple (for a stapler)
    Example sentence
    彼女時計進めた She advanced the hands on the clock.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    needlework; sewing
    Example sentence
    彼女時計10進ませた She advanced the hand ten minutes.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    malice
    Example sentence
    刺した He hurt his finger with a needle.
  • Parts of speech
    counter, noun, used as a suffix
    Meaning
    counter for stitches
    Example sentence
    上着にかけた。 He hung his coat on a hook.

Examples of 針, 鉤, 鈎, はり, ち in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 2

10 strokes

needle, pin, staple, stinger

On'Yomi: シン

Kun'Yomi: はり

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12 strokes

hook, barb, gaff, brackets

On'Yomi: コウ,

Kun'Yomi: かぎ

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13 strokes

hook, barb, gaff, brackets

On'Yomi: コウ,

Kun'Yomi: かぎ, はり, ばり

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