Definition of 鎌

  • sickle
  • scythe
  • trick


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • レン
  • ケン
  • かま

Popular Words With This Kanji

鎌, かま

sickle, sickle-and-chain (weapon), spear with curved cross-blades, gooseneck tenon and mortise joint, noisiness, part of a fish around the gills

螳螂, 蟷螂, 鎌切, かまきり, とうろう, いもじり, いいぼむしり, カマキリ

praying mantis (esp. the narrow-winged mantis, Tenodera angustipennis)

鎌形, かまがた

sickle-shaped, falciform

鎌倉新仏教, かまくらしんぶっきょう

new schools of Japanese Buddhism founded during the Kamakura period

鎌継ぎ, 鎌継, かまつぎ

gooseneck tenon and mortise joint

いざ鎌倉, いざかまくら

case that something major happens, event of an emergency, when it comes to the crunch

鎌止め, かまどめ

cutting grass and trees is prohibited

鎖鎌, くさりがま

sickle and chain (weapon)

二丁鎌, にちょうがま

two sickles used in Okinawan Kobudo

鎌継ぎ, 鎌継, かまつぎ

gooseneck tenon and mortise joint

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