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剪刀
Readings
はさみ
hasami
ハサミ
hasami
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 螯
Usually written using kana alone
scissors, shears, clippersciseaux

Usually written using kana alone
hole punchSchere

Kanji
ON: キョウKUN: はさみ, はさ.む, つるぎ
scissors

ON: センKUN: き.る, つ.む
clip, snip, cut

ON: トウKUN: かたな, そり
sword, saber, knife

Example sentences
ジェイはその古いはさみを拾い上げた。Parts: 其の (その), 古い (ふるい), (はさみ), 拾い上げる (ひろいあげる)Jay picked up the old scissors.

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