Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 伸縮自在(しんしくじざい) in Japanese

伸縮自在
Kana Reading
しんしくじざい, しんしゅくじざい
Romaji
shinshikujizai, shinshukujizai
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
    Meaning
    elastic; flexible; telescoping; expandable; retractable; extensible


Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

17 strokes

shrink, contract, shrivel, wrinkle, reduce

On'Yomi: シュク

Kun'Yomi: ちぢ.む, ちぢ.まる, ちぢ.める, ちぢ.れる, ちぢ.らす

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JLPT 2

7 strokes

expand, stretch, extend, lengthen, increase

On'Yomi: シン

Kun'Yomi: の.びる, の.ばす, の.べる, の.す

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JLPT 3

6 strokes

exist, outskirts, suburbs, located in

On'Yomi: ザイ

Kun'Yomi: あ.る

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JLPT 4

6 strokes

oneself

On'Yomi: ジ, シ

Kun'Yomi: みずか.ら, おの.ずから, おの.ずと

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