Definition of 掌

  • manipulate
  • rule
  • administer
  • conduct
  • palm of hand

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ショウ
  • てのひら
  • たなごころ

Popular Words With This Kanji

掌握, しょうあく

grasping, seizing, holding

掌, 手のひら, 手の平, てのひら, たなごころ

the palm (of one's hand)

車掌, しゃしょう

(train) conductor

掌中, しょうちゅう

in the hand, (something) easily manipulated

司る, 掌る, つかさどる

to rule, to govern, to administer

合掌, がっしょう

pressing one's hands together in prayer, triangular frame of a thatched roof, Yours sincerely, Yours truly, Sincerely yours

覇王樹, 仙人掌, さぼてん, はおうじゅ, サボテン, シャボテン

cactus

合掌造り, 合掌造, がっしょうづくり

traditional style of Japanese architecture with a steep thatched roof

合掌造り, 合掌造, がっしょうづくり

traditional style of Japanese architecture with a steep thatched roof

分掌, ぶんしょう

division of duties


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