Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 4 strokes
Taught in grade 6

Search words that:
- start with 尺
- end with 尺
- contain 尺
shaku, Japanese foot, measure, scale, rule
ON:
  • シャク
    shaku
Nanori:
  • せき
    seki
Written with 4 strokes
Taught in grade 6
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 84 results)

noun
1.
gauge, standard, measure, criterion, index
2.
length, size
3.
(measuring) rule, scale

noun
tape measure
Other readings:
巻き尺【まきじゃく】
巻きじゃく【まきじゃく】

noun
1.
shakuhachi, end-blown fippleless bamboo flute
2.
blow job, fellatio(slang, vulgar)

noun
1.
long, narrow card on which Japanese poems are written (vertically), strip of paper
2.
thin rectangle(abbreviation)
See also:短冊形
All readings:
短冊【たんざく】
短冊【たんじゃく】
短籍【たんざく】
短籍【たんじゃく】
短尺【たんざく】
短尺【たんじゃく】

noun
1.
shaku (unit of distance approximately equal to 30.3 cm)
2.
rule, measure, scale
3.
length

noun, auxillary suru verb
reduced scale, scaling down

noun
3 Japanese feet, waistband, belt, cloth girdle

noun, noun (suffix), counter
distance between outstretched thumb and middle finger (approx. 18 cm)(archaism)
All readings:
【あた】
【た】
【あた】

noun
geometer moth, geometrid (of the Ennominae subfamily)
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Example sentences(showing 7 results)

The calorie is an exact measure of the energy in food

きんせん
金銭
価値
しゃくど
尺度
Money is the measure of worth

すん
しゃ
のぞ
望む
Give him an inch and he will take a yard

ひと
ばんぶつ
万物
しゃくど
尺度
Man is the measure of all things

べいこくじん
米国人
ひと
かせ
稼ぐ
きんがく
金額
ひと
のうりょ
能力
はか
測る
しゃくど
尺度
Americans are said to regard the amount of money a man makes as a criterion of his ability

しゅ
しゅくしゃく
縮尺
、25
まんぶんいち
万分の1
地図
I want a map of Texas on a scale of 1 to 250000

じょうほうけんさ
情報検索
こうりつ
効率
はか
測る
しゃくど
尺度
さいげんりつ
再現率
てきごうりつ
適合率
As yardsticks to measure the effectiveness of information retrieval there exist those called 'recall ratio' and 'precision ratio'