Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 17 strokes
Taught in grade 6

Search words that:
- start with 縮
- end with 縮
- contain 縮
shrink, contract, shrivel, wrinkle, reduce
KUN:
  • ちぢ.む
    chiji.mu
  • ちぢ.まる
    chiji.maru
  • ちぢ.める
    chiji.meru
  • ちぢ.れる
    chiji.reru
  • ちぢ.らす
    chiji.rasu
ON:
  • シュク
    shuku
Written with 17 strokes
Taught in grade 6
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 178 results)

noun, auxillary suru verb, no-adjective
reduction, curtailment

noun, auxillary suru verb
compression, condensation, constriction, compaction
Other readings:
あっ縮【あっしゅく】

noun, auxillary suru verb, na-adjective
1.
feeling obliged, being grateful, being thankful, being sorry, being ashamed(sometimes used to prefix a request)
noun, auxillary suru verb
2.
shrinking back in fear(archaism)

Godan-mu verb, intransitive verb
to shrink, to contract, to diminish (in size)
Other readings:
縮む【ちじむ】

Ichidan verb, transitive verb
1.
to shorten, to reduce, to condense, to shrink
2.
to crumple (fabric), to wrinkle
3.
to make (one's body) smaller, to draw in (one's legs), to duck (one's head)

Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
to be wavy, to be curled, to be frizzled

noun, auxillary suru verb
shortening, contraction, reduction, curtailment, abbreviation

Godan-ru verb, intransitive verb
to shorten, to narrow, to close, to shrink

noun
reduction of armaments, disarmament(abbreviation)
See also:軍備縮小

noun, auxillary suru verb, no-adjective
concentration (e.g. of a solution), enrichment, condensation
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 43 results)

しんせつ
親切に
きょうしゅく
恐縮
Your kindness overwhelms me

My jeans shrank in the wash

にちよう
日曜日
にちよう
日曜
たんしゅ
短縮
We abbreviate Sunday to Sun

きんぞく
金属
しゅくしょう
縮小
Metal contracts when cooled

The sweater shrank in the wash

けいざい
経済
きび
厳しい
ふきょう
不況
しゅくしょう
縮小
The economy recorded a negative growth

I'm going to make reduced copies

Send it to me as a compressed file

My sweater shrank in the wash

いの
ちぢ
縮む
おも
思い
I felt as if my life had been shortened

かれ
きょうりゅう
恐竜
せいこう
精巧な
しゅくしょう
縮小
けい
模型
He stared at the faithful miniature of the dinosaur

はし
わた
私達
おお
大いに
かん
時間
たんしゅ
短縮
The bridge saved us a lot of time

わた
私たち
とこ
しゅうしゅく
収縮
The pupils of our eyes contract in sunlight

きょうしゅく
恐縮
とな
隣の
むら
みち
おし
教えて
Sorry, but can you show me the way to the next village

きょうしゅく
恐縮
がつ
2月
27
にち
やくそく
約束
I am very sorry, but I must cancel our appointment for February 27

われわれ
我々
ぐんしゅ
軍縮
かれ
彼ら
けんいっ
意見が一致したい
We hope to come to an accord with them about arms reduction

Now I have curly hair, because I had a perm

This dress shrank, and what's more it faded

きょうしゅく
恐縮
つだ
お手伝い
May I make so bold as to request your assistance

おお
多く
かいしゃ
会社
じんいん
人員
さいていげん
最低限
しゅくしょう
縮小
A lot of companies have pared their staff down to a minimum