Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 6 strokes
Taught in grade 1

Search words that:
- start with 竹
- end with 竹
- contain 竹
bamboo
KUN:
  • たけ
    take
ON:
  • チク
    chiku
Nanori:
  • たか
    taka
Written with 6 strokes
Taught in grade 1
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 130 results)

noun
1.
bamboo (any grass of subfamily Bambusoideae)
2.
middle (of a three-tier ranking system)
Other readings:
タケ

noun
bamboo grass, generally smaller species of running bamboo that do not shed their sheaths (e.g. Sasa spp.)
All readings:
【ささ】
【ささ】
小竹【ささ】

noun
bamboo thicket
Other readings:
竹林【たけばやし】

noun
bamboo sword (for kendo), bamboo fencing stick(martial arts)

noun
1.
stilts (for walking)
2.
hobby horse
Other readings:
竹馬【ちくば】

noun
1.
bamboo shoot(usually kana)
2.
inexperienced doctor, quack(abbreviation, usually kana)(only relevant for たけのこ)
See also:筍医者
Other readings:
たけのこ《筍》
たけのこ《笋》
たかんな《筍》[1]
たかんな《笋》[1]
たかむな《筍》[1]
たかむな《笋》[1]
たこうな《筍》[1]
たこうな《笋》[1]
Notes:
  1. out-dated or obsolete kana usage
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Example sentences(showing 12 results)

There's bamboo growing in the garden

はや
たけ
目立つ
Bamboo stands out in the woods

竹内
しょうた
招待
Only Takeuchi didn't accept the invitation

Pandas live in bamboo thickets

げんみつ
厳密に言えば
たけ
くさ
いっしゅ
一種
Strictly speaking, the bamboo is a kind of grass

The bamboo gave but did not break

Japan will get it from many countries

The bamboo is bending with the weight of the snow

かれ
わた
ちくとも
竹馬の友
He and I are bosom friends

たけ
かぜ
Bamboo bends before the wind

わた
私たち
たけかご
竹かご
つくかた
作り方
We received instructions on how to make a bamboo basket

ドジャース
ちくきお
破竹の勢い
The Dodgers went on winning with irresistible force