Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 12 strokes
Taught in grade 6

Search words that:
- start with 筋
- end with 筋
- contain 筋
muscle, sinew, tendon, fiber, plot, plan, descent
KUN:
  • すじ
    suji
ON:
  • キン
    kin
Written with 12 strokes
Taught in grade 6
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 257 results)

noun
1.
muscle, tendon, sinew
2.
vein, artery
3.
fiber, fibre, string
4.
line, stripe, streak
5.
reason, logic
See also:筋が通る
6.
plot, storyline
7.
lineage, descent
8.
school (e.g. of scholarship or arts)
9.
aptitude, talent
10.
source (of information, etc.), circle, channel
11.
well-informed person (in a transaction)
12.
logical move (in go, shogi, etc.)
13.
ninth vertical line(shogi term)
14.
seam on a helmet
15.
gristly fish paste (made of muscle, tendons, skin, etc.)(abbreviation)
See also:筋蒲鉾
16.
social position, status(archaism)
noun (suffix), noun, no-adjective
17.
on (a river, road, etc.), along
suffix, counter
18.
counter for long thin things, counter for roads or blocks when giving directions
19.
(Edo period) counter for hundreds of mon (obsolete unit of currency)(archaism)
Other readings:
【すじ】
スジ

noun
outline, summary, argument(usually kana)
Other readings:
あらすじ《荒筋》
あらすじ《あら筋》

noun
outline, summary, gist, basic points

noun
1.
one long straight object (e.g. strand of hair, beam of light, wisp of smoke)
2.
a single bloodline
na-adjective, noun (suffix)
3.
earnest, resolute, intent, devoted, single-minded
na-adjective
4.
ordinary, common(archaism)
Other readings:
一条【ひとすじ】
ひと筋【ひとすじ】
一すじ【ひとすじ】
ひと条【ひとすじ】

noun
path, route, itinerary

noun, no-adjective
heart muscle, myocardium

noun
1.
rebar, (iron) reinforcing bar, reinforcing steel
2.
reinforced concrete(abbreviation)

noun
physical strength, muscle strength
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 85 results)

There isn't much logic in what you're saying

I heard it on good authority

わた
まえ
かな
必ず
あし
きんにく
筋肉
うんどう
運動
I always stretch my leg muscles before playing tennis

Your idea cannot be brand new. I heard about it from another source last year

かれ
彼らの
きんにく
筋肉
こうちょ
硬直
Their muscles are stiff

あつ
熱い
風呂
わた
私の
きんにく
筋肉
The hot bath relaxed my muscles

I don't understand this novel's plot

I got the news from a reliable source

そうしゃ
走者
かた
堅い
きんにく
筋肉
The runner has firm muscles

わた
きょねん
去年
べつ
別の
すじ
I heard about it from another source last year

Your explanation sounds plausible, but it just doesn't hold water

ものがた
物語
すじ
しま
たい
舞台
てんかい
展開
The action of the story takes place on an island

My muscles ached from playing tennis too much

He has been working out to develop his muscles

なみ
ひとすじ
一筋
ほお
なが
流れた
A tear ran down her cheek

We wandered from the course

しんぞう
心臓
きんにく
筋肉
The heart is made of muscle

わた
かれ
彼の
ろん
議論
すじみち
筋道
I lost the thread of his argument

His muscles ached from sitting too long in one position

から
うご
動かす
ひつよう
必要な
しんけい
神経
きんにく
筋肉
じょじょ
徐々に
かい
破壊
ALS slowly destroys the nerves and muscles needed for moving your body