Meaning

Primary

Axle

Alternative

Pivot

Word Type

noun

Explanation

The hinge axis of something is the axle or pivot. It's the axis where things hinge.

Reading

すうじく
  • Kyoko
    (Tokyo accent, female)
  • Kenichi
    (Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word that uses the on'yomi readings of the kanji. You should be able to read this on your own.

Context

Context Sentences

「ぐるぐるバット」は、おでこをバットの先に付けて、そのバットを枢軸としてぐるぐる回転した後に、誰が目的地まで速く辿り着けるかを競う遊びです。

"Guruguru-bat" is a game where you compete on how fast you can get to the goal after spinning around a bat with your forehead on the end of the bat.

Kanji Composition