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Kanji Details for 筋

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Strokes: 12



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muscle, sinew, tendon, fiber, plot, plan, descent
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Popular Words With This Kanji

  • 筋, 条

    muscle; tendon; sinew

    vein; artery

    fiber; fibre; string

    line; stripe; streak

    reason; logic

    plot; storyline

    lineage; descent

    school (e.g. of scholarship or arts)

    aptitude; talent

    source (of information, etc.); circle; channel

    well-informed person (in a transaction)

    logical move (in go, shogi, etc.)

    ninth vertical line (shogi)

    seam on a helmet

    gristly fish paste (made of muscle, tendons, skin, etc.)

    social position; status

    on (a river, road, etc.); along

    counter for long thin things

    (Edo period) counter for hundreds of mon (obsolete unit of currency)

  • 筋肉

    muscle; sinew

  • 大筋

    outline; summary