竿さおsao

noun:

  • rod; pole
  • neck (of a shamisen, etc.); shamisen - esp. 棹
  • beam (i.e. the crossbar of a balance)
  • single line (esp. as a flying formation for geese)
  • penis - slang

counter:

  • counter for flags (on poles); counter for long, thin Japanese sweets (e.g. youkan)

竿saoniシーツSHIITSUwo全部zenbu干しhoshiましmashita I put all of the sheets to dry on the pole.

竿かんkan

suffix / counter:

  • counter for poles, rods, etc.

Kanji definition:

竿

カンKANさおsao

pole; rod; scale beam; violin neck

Strokes:
9
Radical:
竹⺮ bamboo
SKIP:
2-6-3
UTF:
7aff
JIS208:
20-40
Hangul:
간 [gan]
Pinyin:
gān
Stroke order:
Example words:
竿さおsao
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)
竿牘かんどくkandoku
letter; missive; note
三竿さんかんsankan
broad daylight
黐竿もちざおmochizao
lime stick for catching insects
釣竿つりざおtsurizao
fishing rod

Partial results:

かんどくkandokuかんとくkantoku竿

noun:

  • letter; missive; note - archaism
竿さおばかりsaobakari

noun:

  • beam balance; steelyard
さおだけsaodake竿

noun:

  • bamboo pole
竿かんとうkantou

noun:

  • top of a pole
さおだちsaodachi竿 Inflection

noun / ~する noun / intransitive verb:

  • bolting upright; rearing up (horse)

棹立ちsaodachishita栗毛kurigeno牝馬hinbaha嘶きinanaki騎手kishuwo落とそotosoutoshita The prancing chestnut mare whinnied as she tried to get rid of the rider.

竿かんとうkantou竿

noun:

竿さおしまいsaoshimai

noun:

  • women who have slept with the same man - vulgar - slang 穴兄弟

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