Definition of 釘

  • nail
  • tack
  • peg

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • テイ
  • チョウ
  • くぎ

Popular Words With This Kanji

装丁, 装幀, 装釘, 装訂, そうてい

binding (book), format

釘, くぎ

nail (i.e. small metal spike)

金釘, かなくぎ

iron nail

金釘流, かなくぎりゅう

a scrawl, scrawled writing

目釘, めくぎ

rivet on a sword hilt

合い釘, 合釘, 間釘, あいくぎ

double-pointed nail, dowel

螺子釘, ねじ釘, ねじくぎ

screw, screw spike

隠し釘, 隠しくぎ, かくしくぎ

concealed nail

止めくぎ, 留めくぎ, 止め釘, 留め釘, とめくぎ

stop peg, toggle, tack

出る釘は打たれる, でるくぎはうたれる

the nail which sticks out gets hammered down (used to encourage conformity)


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