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膝元
膝下
ひざ元
膝許
Readings

hizamoto
しっか
shikka

Reading restricted to 膝下
English
Noun (futsuumeishi)
near one's knee

Noun (futsuumeishi)
(by) one's side, (at) one's hand

Noun (futsuumeishi)
place under the protection (of one's parents, etc.), (under) the care (of)

Meaning restricted to ひざもと
Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: お膝元・2
territory of a powerful person

Meaning restricted to しっか
Noun (futsuumeishi)
address used after the names of one's parents, grandparents, etc. in a letter

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Kanjis
ON: シツ KUN: ひざ
knee, lap

Stroke: 15 SKIP: 1-4-11 FC: 7423.3


ON: ゲン, ガン KUN: もと
beginning, former time, origin

Stroke: 4 Grade: 2 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 2-1-3 FC: 1021.1


ON: カ, ゲ KUN: した, しも, もと, さ.げる, さ.がる, くだ.る, くだ.り, くだ.す, -くだ.す, くだ.さる, お.ろす, お.りる
below, down, descend, give, low, inferior

Stroke: 3 Grade: 1 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 4-3-1 FC: 1023.3


ON: キョ KUN: ゆる.す, もと
permit, approve

Stroke: 11 Grade: 5 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-7-4 FC: 0864.4


Phrases
彼はまもなく親の膝元を離れる。
Parts: (かれ) 間もなく (まもなく) (おや) 膝元 (ひざもと) 離れる (はなれる)
He leaves the parental roof soon.