Definition of 杉

  • cedar
  • cryptomeria


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • サン
  • すぎ

Popular Words With This Kanji

杉, 椙, すぎ, スギ

Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica)

小杉, こすぎ

small cedar, thin Japanese paper (used as tissue during the Edo period)

杉林, すぎばやし

cryptomeria forest

杉戸, すぎど

door made of cedar

糸杉, いとすぎ


ヒマラヤ杉, ヒマラヤすぎ, ヒマラヤスギ

Himalayan cedar (Cedrus deodara), deodar

杉材, すぎざい

cedar wood

杉箸, すぎばし

chopsticks made of cedar

杉原紙, すぎはらがみ

var. of traditional Japanese paper

矛杉, 鉾杉, ほこすぎ

spear-shaped Japanese cedar

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