Kanji details for

Common kanji
Uses 9 strokes
Taught in grade 2

Search words that:
- start with 首
- end with 首
- contain 首
neck, counter for songs and poems
KUN:
  • くび
    kubi
ON:
  • シュ
    shu
Nanori:
  • おびと
    obito
  • こべ
    kobe
  • su
Written with 9 strokes
Taught in grade 2
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 231 results)

noun
1.
neck
2.
head
3.
dismissal, discharge, firing (from a job)(usually kana)(also written as 馘)
Other readings:
【くび】
【くび】
クビ

noun
prime minister, chancellor (Germany, Austria, etc.), premier

noun, no-adjective
capital city, metropolis

noun
wrist
See also:腕首
Other readings:
手頸【てくび】[1]
手頚【てくび】[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing out-dated kanji

noun
radical (of a kanji character)

noun
1.
head, leader, top(esp. 首脳)
2.
important part(archaism)(esp. 主脳)
Other readings:
主脳【しゅのう】

noun
sovereign, ruler, head of state

noun, auxillary suru verb
surrender (to the authorities), giving oneself up, turning oneself in

noun
necklace, choker
Other readings:
頸飾り【くびかざり】
頚飾り【くびかざり】

noun
1.
(animal) collar
2.
necklace, choker
Other readings:
頸環【くびわ】
頸輪【くびわ】
頚輪【くびわ】
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 297 results)

Its neck and head were very soft

くび
いた
痛くて
I can't turn my neck, because it hurts a lot

しゅけん
首都圏
ねんりょ
燃料
そく
不足
There's a fuel shortage even in the Tokyo area

ころ
転んだ
とき
くび
手首
I broke my wrist when I fell on it

しゅしょ
首相
すう
しゅうか
週間
ない
以内
にん
辞任
はっぴょ
発表
The Prime Minister announced that he would resign within a few weeks

We tied with the other team for first place

しゅしょ
首相
ほうどうじん
報道陣
かいけん
会見
The Prime Minister met with the press

かれ
ぎょうれ
行列
くび
He craned his neck to see the procession

げんざい
現在
しゅしょ
首相
しき
しゅっせ
出席
The present prime minister was not present at the ceremony

The horse broke its neck when it fell

しゅしょ
首相
かくりょ
閣僚
にん
辞任
The premier and his cabinet colleagues resigned

しゅしょ
首相
ちゅうご
中国
しゅしょ
首相
てい
予定
Our Prime Minister is scheduled to meet with the Chinese Prime Minister tomorrow

はんにん
犯人
けいさつ
警察
しゅ
自首
The criminal gave himself up to the police

Having boasted how sure his hunches were, he was forced to eat his hat when he guessed wrong

しゅしょ
首相
した
明日
ほうそう
放送
The Prime Minister will go on the air tomorrow

かれ
ふと
太い
くび
He has a thick neck

かれ
わた
私の
くび
He seized me by the neck

くに
しゅ
首都
せきどう
赤道
した
The capital of the state is right on the equator

けいかん
警官
わた
私の
くび
手首
The policeman caught me by the wrist

しゅしょ
首相
こっかい
国会
かいさん
解散
The prime minister dissolved the Diet