Definition of 針

  • needle
  • pin
  • staple
  • stinger

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • シン
  • はり

Popular Words With This Kanji

方針, ほうしん

objective, plan, policy

指針, ししん

needle (of a compass, etc.), indicator, pointer, index, guiding principle, guideline, guide

針, 鉤, 鈎, はり, ち

needle, pin, hook, stinger, thorn, hand (e.g. clock, etc.), pointer, staple (for a stapler), needlework, sewing, malice, counter for stitches

針葉樹, しんようじゅ

conifer, needle-leaved tree

針金, はりがね

wire

針路, しんろ

course, direction, compass bearing

鍼灸, 針灸, しんきゅう

acupuncture and moxibustion

転進, 転針, てんしん

changing course or direction, shifting position

縫い針, 縫針, ぬいばり

sewing needle

縫い針, 縫針, ぬいばり

sewing needle


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