ますmasu

noun:

  • measuring container; measure
  • box (seating at a theatre, etc.)
  • square on a grid; cell of a grid - esp. マス
  • square bearing block (at the top of a pillar)

灯火tomoshibiwoますmasunoshitaniかくすkakusuna Hide not your light under a bushel.

チェッカーCHEKKAAbannokurotoshironomasuha交互kougoni並んでいるnarandeiru The black and white squares on a checker board are arranged alternately.

Kanji definition:

ますmasu

measuring box; (kokuji)

Strokes:
11
Radical:
木 tree
SKIP:
1-4-7
UTF:
685d
JIS208:
43-81
Stroke order:
Alternative stroke order:
Example words:
ますmasu
measuring container; measure; / box (seating at a theatre, etc.); / square on a grid; cell of a grid; / square bearing block (at the top of a pillar)
桝目ますめmasume
measure; / square (e.g. of graph paper or Japanese manuscript paper); / box (e.g. on a form)
桝形ますがたmasugata
square (shape); / square bearing block (at the top of a pillar); / (in a castle) rectangular space between the inner and outer gates (where troops can gather)
桝酒ますざけmasuzake
alcohol (esp. sake) served in a small wooden box; alcohol (esp. sake) sold in a small wooden box
雨水桝うすいますusuimasu
stormwater inlet; street inlet

Partial results:

マスめMASUmeますめmasume

noun:

  • measure
  • square (e.g. of graph paper or Japanese manuscript paper)
  • box (e.g. on a form)
ますざけmasuzake

noun:

  • alcohol (esp. sake) served in a small wooden box; alcohol (esp. sake) sold in a small wooden box
ますがたmasugataますがたmasugataとがたtogataoldますがたmasugata

noun:

  • square (shape) ますがた
  • square bearing block (at the top of a pillar) 斗形
  • (in a castle) rectangular space between the inner and outer gates (where troops can gather) ますがた

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