Definition of 竿

  • pole
  • rod
  • scale beam
  • violin neck

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • カン
  • さお

Popular Words With This Kanji

竿, 棹, さお

rod, pole, neck (of a shamisen, etc.), shamisen, beam (i.e. the crossbar of a balance), single line (esp. as a flying formation for geese), penis, counter for flags (on poles), counter for long, thin Japanese sweets (e.g. youkan)

釣り竿, 釣竿, つりざお

fishing rod

釣り竿, 釣竿, つりざお

fishing rod

竹竿, たけざお

bamboo pole

さお竹, 竿竹, さおだけ

bamboo pole

黐竿, もちざお

lime stick for catching insects

継ぎ竿, 継竿, つぎざお

a jointed fishing rod

鳥刺し竿, 鳥刺竿, とりさしざお

birdlime-covered pole

継ぎ竿, 継竿, つぎざお

a jointed fishing rod

鳥刺し竿, 鳥刺竿, とりさしざお

birdlime-covered pole


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