Definition of 竹

  • bamboo

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • チク
  • たけ

Popular Words With This Kanji

竹, たけ

bamboo, middle (of a three-tier ranking system)

笹, 篠, 小竹, ささ

bamboo grass

爆竹, ばくちく

firecracker

竹林, ちくりん, たけばやし

bamboo thicket

しっぺ返し, 竹箆返し, 竹篦返し, しっぺがえし, しっぺいがえし

returning tit for tat, retaliating

しっぺ返し, 竹箆返し, 竹篦返し, しっぺがえし, しっぺいがえし

returning tit for tat, retaliating

竹刀, しない

(bamboo) fencing stick

川竹, 河竹, かわたけ

bamboo growing along a river bank, Japanese timber bamboo (Phyllostachys bambsoides), giant timber bamboo, madake, Simon bamboo (Pleioblastus simonii), prostitute, the life of a prostitute

川竹, 河竹, かわたけ

bamboo growing along a river bank, Japanese timber bamboo (Phyllostachys bambsoides), giant timber bamboo, madake, Simon bamboo (Pleioblastus simonii), prostitute, the life of a prostitute

青竹, あおだけ

green bamboo


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