Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 12 strokes
Taught in Junior high

Search words that:
- start with 絞
- end with 絞
- contain 絞
strangle, constrict, wring
KUN:
  • しぼ.る
    shibo.ru
  • し.める
    shi.meru
  • し.まる
    shi.maru
ON:
  • コウ
    kou
Written with 12 strokes
Taught in Junior high
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 57 results)

Godan-ru verb, transitive verb
1.
to wring (towel, rag), to squeeze(esp. 絞る)
2.
to squeeze (fruit to extract juice), to press, to extract, to milk, to express milk(esp. 搾る)
3.
to rack (one's brains), to strain (one's voice)
4.
to extort, to exploit
5.
to chew out, to reprimand severely, to rake over the coals, to give a sound scolding, to tell someone off, to scold, to rebuke(often passive voice)
See also:油を絞る
6.
to drill into, to train
7.
to narrow down (one's focus), to whittle down
8.
to gather up (curtain, etc.), to tighten (drawstring)
9.
to stop down (lens)
10.
to turn down (e.g. radio)
11.
to bend (bow), to draw
12.
to hold down, to constrict, to immobilize(sumo term)
Other readings:
搾る【しぼる】

noun, auxillary suru verb
1.
tie-dye, tie-dyeing
2.
aperture (e.g. camera, iris of the eye), aperture stop, stop
3.
contraction, squeezing, choke
Other readings:
搾り【しぼり】

noun
wet towel (supplied at table), hot, moistened hand towel(usually kana)
Other readings:
おしぼり《御絞り》

Godan-mu verb, transitive verb
1.
to squeeze, to wring out
2.
to narrow down, to refine
Other readings:
絞込む【しぼりこむ】
絞りこむ【しぼりこむ】
しぼり込む【しぼりこむ】
搾り込む【しぼりこむ】
搾りこむ【しぼりこむ】
搾込む【しぼりこむ】

noun, auxillary suru verb
strangulation, strangling

Ichidan verb, transitive verb
to strangle, to constrict

noun
death by hanging, execution by hanging

Godan-ru verb, transitive verb
to use to the full (one's voice, energy, etc.), to muster all of (one's strength, courage, etc.), to summon all of, to exert fully, to strain (one's voice)
Other readings:
振りしぼる【ふりしぼる】
振絞る【ふりしぼる】

expression, Godan-ru verb
1.
to chew out, to reprimand severely, to rake over the coals, to give a sound scolding, to tell someone off, to scold, to rebuke
2.
to press oil
Other readings:
油を搾る【あぶらをしぼる】
油をしぼる【あぶらをしぼる】

noun
Camellia japonica 'Iwaneshibori' (cultivar of common camellia)(usually kana)
Other readings:
イワネシボリ
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 31 results)

I racked my brains to write this

She bled me of all my money

かのじょ
彼女
こく
遅刻
あぶ
She caught it for coming late

かのじょ
彼女
かた
固く
しぼ
絞った
She wrung the towel dry

ようてん
要点
しぼ
絞って
けってい
決定
Let's get down to brass tacks and make a decision

たい
死体
かいぼう
解剖
けっ
結果
こうさつ
絞殺
はんめい
判明
The postmortem showed that she had been strangled

Could you bring me another hot towel

Yes, and here's a photo of the farm where we milked the cows

He used all his strength to crawl out of the wrecked car

I like the Japanese custom of offering guests moist towels, called oshibori

She squeezed a lemon for tea

わた
私たち
こえ
たす
助け
もと
求めた
We shouted for help at the tops of our voices

What is the correct aperture in this light

He was caught cheating on the exam and got called on the carpet

Do you have hot towels

かれ
さつじん
殺人
つみ
こうしゅけい
絞首刑
He was hanged for murder

If you do that to him, he will cut your throat

You can't wring any more money from me

I squeezed the juice out of the oranges

とう
与党
しゅのう
首脳
せいかいかく
政治改革
ほうあん
法案
知恵
Party leaders are hammering out a proposal for political reform