Japanese Word Entry

刺し
Kana:さし
Definitions:
  1. grain thief, sharpened tube for testing rice in bags

  2. sashimi (sliced raw fish)

  3. stabbing, piercing, pricking


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Chinese characters used in this word

thorn, pierce, stab, prick, sting, calling card, irritate, prod
Readings
Mandarin: ㄘˋ (cì), ㄑㄧˋ (qì), ㄘ (cī)
Cantonese: ci3, cik3, sik3
Japanese: シ、 セキ / さ.す、 さ.さる、 さ.し、 とげ、 そしる
Korean: 자, 척
Vietnamese: thứ, thích