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neck; counter for songs and poems

Popularity rank: 98 Pinyin: shǒu Korean: su Hán-Việt: thủ, thú
Stroke counts: 9 Grade level: 2 JLPT level: 3 Skip code: 2-3-6

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一首[isshu] tanka
鎌首[kamakubi] sickle-shaped neck (e.g. snake, praying mantis)
丸首[marukubi] round-necked (T-shirt)
偽首[nisekubi] falsified severed head
カリ首[karikubi] (something resembling a) goose's neck
がん首[gankubi] head of a pipe, incl. the bowl and stem attachment
機首[kishu] nose (of plane)
襟首[erikubi] nape of neck
元首[genshu] ruler
絞首刑[koushukei] death by hanging

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