Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 17 strokes
Jinmeiyou Kanji (used in names)

Search words that:
- start with 藁
- end with 藁
- contain 藁
straw
KUN:
  • わら
    wara
ON:
  • コウ
    kou
Written with 17 strokes
Jinmeiyou Kanji (used in names)
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 37 results)

noun
straw(usually kana)
Other readings:
ワラ

noun
rice straw, paddy straw
All readings:
稲わら【いねわら】
稲わら【いなわら】
稲藁【いねわら】
稲藁【いなわら】
稲ワラ【いねワラ】
稲ワラ【いなワラ】

expression
a drowning man will catch at a straw(proverb)
All readings:
おぼれる者はわらをもつかむ【おぼれるものはわらをもつかむ】
おぼれる者は藁をもつかむ【おぼれるものはわらをもつかむ】
溺れる者は藁をも掴む【おぼれるものはわらをもつかむ】

noun
grass and straw (as fodder for horses, etc.)(archaism)

noun
1.
new straw, straw from the current year
2.
rice seedlings boiled and dried and then tied into a woman's hair to chase evil spirits away

noun
(stable) litter
Other readings:
寝わら【ねわら】

noun
straw post for training sword strikes, karate punches and arrow hits
Other readings:
巻き藁【まきわら】

noun
wheat straw, barley straw
All readings:
麦わら【むぎわら】
麦藁【むぎわら】
麦稈【むぎわら】
麦稈【ばっかん】
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Example sentences(showing 12 results)

おと
きん
おん
値打ち
A man of straw is worth a woman of gold

These straw mats, called "tatami" in Japanese, are no longer made by hand

おぼ
溺れる
もの
わら
つか
掴む
Drowning men clutch at straws

おおむか
大昔
ひとびと
人々
どろ
わら
いえ
In early days pioneers lived in houses made of mud and straw

He'll clutch at any straw

ほっかいどう
北海道
わら
うま
In Hokkaido, they make horses of straw

It is the last straw that breaks the camel's back

They filled them with straw to make them round and hard

わた
ふる
古い
むぎわらぼう
麦藁帽子
あいちゃ
愛着
I am very much attached to this old straw hat

さい
最後
いっぽん
一本
ぼね
背骨
The last straw breaks the camel's back

You cannot make bricks without straw

That straw catches fire easily