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N4 Kanji 78: 首

Meaning:

In Japanese, 首 means “neck”.


How to read it:

Kunyomiくび
Onyomiしゅ

How to write it:


Origin:

The original meaning of 首 is the head of animals.
So you can remember 首 by “The head of animal below is the neck”.


Development:


Vocabulary:

WordReadingMeaning
くびneck; being fired
首相しゅしょうprime minister
首都しゅとcapital
手首てくびwrist
乳首ちくびnipple
首脳しゅのうleader
首長しゅちょうchief
足首あしくびankle
首筋くびすじnape of neck
首領しゅりょうboss
首位しゅいfirst place
首席しゅせきfirst place
首謀しゅぼうmastermind
元首げんしゅhead of state
首飾りくびかざりnecklace
首輪くびわcollar
部首ぶしゅradical
自首するじしゅするgive oneself up

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