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  • on reading:
  • kun reading:
  • いと
  • meaning(s):
  • thread
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あまいと flax yarn
あやいと colored thread; thread of cat's cradle; heddle thread
ぬきいと woof (weaving)
よこいと woof (weaving)
いっし a string
よこいと woof
かし (flower's) filament
きんし fungal filament; hypha(e)
きんし gold thread
ぎんし silver thread
くずいと waste thread
たていと (weaving) warp
けっさつし ligature
きぬいと silk thread
けんし silk thread
げんし thread for weaving
くさりいと chain of yarn
ほそいいと fine thread
さいし filament
さんし silk thread; silk yarn
しつけいと tacking; basting (thread)
ししゅういと embroidery thread
いと thread; yarn; string
りをける いとにおもりをつける to weight a line
ける いとにおもりをつける to weight a line
いとをくむ to braid string
いとをはる to stretch a string
いとじるし thread to make seams conspicuous
へちま 1. sponge gourd; dishcloth gourd; loofah; 2. sponge cucumber
しか price of silk thread
いとまき spool of thread
いとのこ coping saw; fretsaw
いとよ three-spined stickleback
いとくず fluff; piece of thread
いとくり reel; spinner
いとぐち thread end; beginning; clue
いとづくり thin strips of raw fish and squid
いとざくら droopy-branch cherry tree
いとぐるま spinning wheel
しじょうちゅう filaria; heartworm
いとおり type of silk cloth
いとすぎ cypress
いときりば eyetooth
いとあやつり marionette manipulation
いとたけ (musical) strings and bamboo
しちく (traditional Japanese) musical instruments
へちま 1. sponge gourd; dishcloth gourd; loofah; 2. sponge cucumber
いとぞこ bottom rim of earthenware cup
いとでんわ telephone made from two cans and a piece of string
いといり silk or paper with cotton threads
いとひめ woman factory worker in weaving industry
いとへんけいき textile boom
いとめ fine line; weight of thread
いとやなぎ weeping willow
いとゆう shimmering of hot air
いとわく reel; spool
蚯蚓 いとみみず tubifex worm
蜻蛉 いととんぼ damselfly
たていと (weaving) warp
おりいと strand
いろいと colored thread
じんぞうけんし rayon
きいと raw silk thread
せいし spinning; silk reeling; filature
ふしいと knotted silk
そめいと dyed thread or yarn
くみいと a braid; a braided thread or cord
ふといと low count yarn; thick thread
ちゅういと medium-sized thread
綴じ とじいと binding or basting thread
つりいと fishing line
つりいと fishing line
てぐす silkworm gut; catgut
からいと China-made thread or yarn
みちいと fishing line
ねんし twisted thread or yarn; twining of thread or yarn
しらいと white thread
ぬきいと drawn thread
ばっし removal (extraction) of stitches
ぬいいと sewing thread; suture
ぼうし spinning; spun cotton (wool)
ぼうせきいと spun yarn
すみいと inked marking string
あさいと hemp yarn; linen thread
きぬいと silk thread
けんし silk thread
綿 めんし cotton yarn (thread)
けいと knitting wool
綿 もめんいと cotton thread
ねりいと glossy silk thread