Definition of 刺

  • thorn
  • pierce
  • stab
  • prick
  • sting
  • calling card

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • さる
  • さし
  • とげ

Popular Words With This Kanji

刺激, 刺戟, 剌激, しげき

stimulus, impetus, incentive, encouragement, motivation, provocation

刺激, 刺戟, 剌激, しげき

stimulus, impetus, incentive, encouragement, motivation, provocation

刺す, さす

to pierce, to stab, to prick, to stick, to thrust, to sting, to bite, to sew, to stitch, to embroider, to pole (a boat), to catch (with a limed pole), to put (a runner) out, to pick off

名刺, めいし

business card

刺殺, しさつ

stabbing to death, putting out (baseball)

刺さる, ささる

to stick, to be stuck

刺身, 刺し身, さしみ

sashimi (raw sliced fish, shellfish or crustaceans)

刺身, 刺し身, さしみ

sashimi (raw sliced fish, shellfish or crustaceans)

風刺, 諷刺, ふうし

satire, irony, sarcasm

風刺, 諷刺, ふうし

satire, irony, sarcasm


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