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Readings
すみ
sumi
すま
suma
Reading restricted to 隅
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
Noun, used as a suffix
corner, nook, recessangle, coin, encoignure, recoin

Meaning restricted to 角
Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 目付柱
Obscure term
downstage right (on a noh stage)угол (внутренний)Winkel, Ecke, Peripherie, nicht im Zentrum gelegener Ort, viereckiges Tablett, Frisur für Jugendliche in der Edo-Zeit, bei der der Haaransatz nur wenig rasiert war, um gerade Linien zu bilden

Kanji
ON: グウKUN: すみ
corner, nook

ON: カクKUN: かど, つの
angle, corner, square, horn, antlers

Example sentences
カタツムリがすっと角を出した。Parts: 蝸牛 (かたつむり), すっと (スッと), (つの), 出す (だす)The snail shot out its horns.
Die Schnecke streckte schnell ihre Fühler aus.

私は角にある劇場に行くところです。Parts: (わたし), (かど), 或る (ある), 劇場 (げきじょう), 行く (いく), (ところ)I am going to the theater on the corner.
I'm going to the theater on the corner.

ぎざぎざのかどが彼のズボンに引っかかって穴を空けた。Parts: ぎざぎざ (ギザギザ), (かど), (かれ), ズボン, 引っ掛かる (ひっかかる), 穴を開ける (あなをあける)The jagged edge ripped a hole in his trousers.

3角形のすべての角の和は180度に等しい。Parts: 三角形 (さんかくけい), 全て (すべて), (かく), (わ), (ど), 等しい (ひとしい)The sum of all the angles in a triangle equals 180 degrees.

すみに誰かが隠れている。Parts: (すみ), 誰か (だれか), 隠れる (かくれる)Quelqu'un est caché dans le coin.
Someone is hiding in the corner.

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