Definition of 枢

  • hinge
  • pivot
  • door

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • スウ
  • シュ
  • とぼそ
  • からくり

Popular Words With This Kanji

中枢, ちゅうすう

centre, center, pivot, mainstay, nucleus, backbone, central figure, pillar, key man

枢機卿, すうききょう, すうきけい

Cardinal (Catholic)

枢軸, すうじく

axle, pivot

中枢神経, ちゅうすうしんけい

central nerves

枢軸国, すうじくこく

(World War II) Axis powers

枢要, すうよう

importance

枢機, すうき

important state matters

枢密院, すうみついん

(Japanese) Privy Council (abolished in 1947)

中枢性, ちゅうすうせい

central (nervous system)

悪の枢軸, あくのすうじく

Axis of Evil (Iran, Iraq & North Korea)


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