くし
 
 
 
 
 
 

expression

  1. missing important things here and there, full of gaps, as if the teeth of a comb were missing.

Variations

Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
くし
 
 
 
 
 
 
櫛の歯が欠けたよう くしのはがかけたよう

Contained Kanji Breakdown

comb
くし シツ くしけず.る (Kentei Pre-1)
tree, wood
き こ- モク (1st, N5)
node, season, period
セツ ふし セチ (4th, N1)
bamboo
たけ チク たか (1st, N2)
individual(個) variant
knife, wrapping enclosure(勹) variant
feathered stick, barb radical (no. 6)
ケツ かぎ (Kentei 1)
instant, namely, as is
ソク つ.く すなわ.ち (7th, N1)
northeast (Oriental zodiac), stopping, good radical (no. 138)
コン うしとら (Kentei Pre-1)
day, sun, Japan
ひ ニチ ジツ (1st, N5)
garment, clothes, dressing
ころも イ きぬ (4th, N2)
kettle lid radical (no. 8)
トウ (Kentei 1)
garment(衣) variant
seal radical (no. 26)
セツ わりふ (Kentei 1)
tooth, cog
は シ よわい (3rd, N3)
stop, halt
と.まる や.める シ (2nd, N4)
divining, fortune-telling, divination or katakana to radical (no. 25)
ボク うらな.う うらない (Kentei Pre-1)
rice, USA, metre
こめ マイ ベイ (2nd, N3)
to divide
tree, wood
き こ- モク (1st, N5)
open box enclosure, open box radical (no. 17)
カン (Kentei 1)
lack, gap, fail
か.ける ケツ ケン (4th, N3)
knife, wrapping enclosure(勹) variant
person
ニン ひと ジン (1st, N5)