11 strokes

lengthen, counter for bows & stringed instruments, stretch, spread, put up (tent)



Common words

  • 主張しゅちょう
    claim, insistence, assertion, advocacy, emphasis, contention, opinion, tenet
  • 出張しゅっちょう
    business trip, official trip
  • 拡張かくちょう
    expansion, extension, enlargement, escape, ESC
  • 膨張ぼうちょう
    expansion, swelling, increase, growth
  • 張るはる
    to stick, to paste, to affix, to stretch, to spread, to strain, to tighten, to put up (tent), to form (e.g. ice on a pond), to fill, to swell, to stick out, to put, to slap, to post (a link, etc. online), to be expensive, to keep a watch on, to be on the lookout, to become one tile away from completion, to span, to generate
  • 縄張りなわばり
    stretching a rope around, roping off, cordoning off, demarcation, one's turf, domain, territory, jurisdiction, sphere of influence, territory (of an animal)
  • 出張所しゅっちょうじょ
    branch office, agency, sub-branch
  • 引っ張るひっぱる
    to pull, to draw, to pull tight, to string (lines), to run (cable), to stretch, to pull towards oneself (e.g. someone's sleeve), to drag, to haul, to tow, to lead (e.g. one's followers), to take someone somewhere (e.g. a suspect to the police), to tempt into joining, to strongly invite to join, to delay, to prolong, to lengthen the pronunciation (of a word), to quote, to cite, to reference, to pull the ball, to wear, to put on
  • 頑張るがんばる
    to persevere, to persist, to keep at it, to hang on, to hold out, to do one's best, to insist that, to stick to (one's opinion), to remain in a place, to stick to one's post, to refuse to budge
  • 踏ん張るふんばる
    to brace one's legs, to stand firm, to plant one's feet (firmly on the ground), to hold out, to persist, to make an effort, to exert oneself
  • 張り出すはりだす
    to project, to overhang, to stick out, to jut out, to overlie, to put up (a notice), to post
  • 誇張こちょう
  • 張本人ちょうほんにん
    originator, ringleader, perpetrator, main culprit, person responsible
  • 突っ張るつっぱる
    to cramp up, to tighten, to stiffen, to be insistent, to persist (in one's opinion), to stick to one's guns, to act tough, to bluff, to be defiant, to be unruly, to prop up (e.g. with a post), to support, to push out (one's legs or arms), to stretch (e.g. an arm against the wall), to press, to thrust (one's opponent)
  • 張り切るはりきる
    to be in high spirits, to be full of vigor (vigour), to be enthusiastic, to be eager, to stretch to breaking point
  • 欲張りよくばり
    greed, avarice, covetousness, greedy person
  • 威張るいばる
    to put on airs, to act big, to throw one's weight about, to be overbearing, to be domineering, to be bossy, to be pushy, to be proud, to be haughty, to be arrogant, to swagger, to boast, to brag
  • 見張るみはる
    to stand watch, to stand guard, to look out, to open (one's eyes) wide