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Readings

kara
English
Noun (futsuumeishi)
Archaism
trunk, stem, stalk

Noun (futsuumeishi)
shaft (of an arrow)

Noun (futsuumeishi)
handle

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Kanjis
ON: カン KUN: みき
tree trunk, main part, talent, capability

Stroke: 13 Grade: 5 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-8-5 FC: 4844.4


ON: ヘイ KUN: がら, え, つか
design, pattern, build, nature, character, handle, crank, grip, knob, shaft

Stroke: 9 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-4-5 FC: 4192.2


Phrases
きつつきは、長く尖ったくちばしで、木の幹をつついて、中にいる虫を食べます。
Parts: 啄木鳥 (きつつき) 長い (ながい) 尖った (とがった) (くちばし) (き) (みき) 突く (つつく) (なか) 居る (いる) (むし) 食べる (たべる)
Woodpeckers peck tree trunks with their long pointed beaks and eat insects found there.