Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 14 strokes
Taught in Junior high

Search words that:
- start with 綱
- end with 綱
- contain 綱
hawser, class (genus), rope, cord, cable
KUN:
  • つな
    tsuna
ON:
  • コウ
    kou
Written with 14 strokes
Taught in Junior high
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 107 results)

noun
1.
rope, cord, line
2.
grand champion's braided belt(sumo term)

noun
1.
yokozuna (highest rank in sumo), grand champion(sumo term)
2.
best in its field, crème de la crème, cream of the crop

noun
1.
fundamental principles, main lines
2.
outline, summary, general features

noun
main principle, gist, general plan, guidelines, outline

noun
general plan, main points, summary, platform (e.g. for a campaign), mission statement

noun
1.
tug of war (orig. a form of divination to predict whether the year will be favourable or unfavourable)
2.
forward puller (of a rickshaw)
Other readings:
綱曳き【つなひき】

noun, auxillary suru verb
1.
tightrope walking, high-wire act, funambulism
2.
treading a tightrope, walking on thin ice, pulling a risky balancing act(idiom )

noun
1.
reins, bridle
2.
control, the reins (on)

noun, auxillary suru verb
law and order, discipline
Notes:
  1. ateji (phonetic) reading

noun
lifeline, safety rope, safety tether
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Example sentences(showing 10 results)

Please haul on the rope

The rope broke under the strain

He caught hold of a rope and saved himself

かれ
つな
はな
放して
かわ
He lost hold of the rope and fell into the river

こっかい
国会
うご
動き
もんだい
問題
とう
与野党
あい
せいてき
政治的
つな
綱引き
Parliamentary activity has become a political tug of war between the ruling and opposition parties over the issue

The two children pulled at the rope until it broke

けい
競馬
しゅ
騎手
はじ
始まる
まえ
うま
づな
手綱
Before the horse race begins, the jockeys grip the reins tightly to restrain the impatient horses

かのじょ
彼女
あみ
つなわた
綱渡り
いど
挑んだ
She dared to walk the tightrope without a net

つな
はな
離す
いぬ
As soon as I let go of the leash, the dog ran away

The boat was tied to the shore by a cable