Kana: キツ、キチ、つ.める、つ.め、-づ.め、つ.まる、つ.む
Romaji: kitsu, kichi, tsu.meru,,, tsu.maru,

Name Readings

Kana: ずめ、づめ
Romaji: zume, zume


packed, close, pressed, reprove, rebuke, blame

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  13
Radical Number:  149
Frequency:  1020
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  1-7-6
Korean Reading:  hil
Chinese Reading:  jie2
Unicode:  8a70
JIS:  354D


Halpern Index: 1521
Nelson Index: 4359
New Nelson Index: 5609
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 7a6.7
Four Corner Index: 0466.1
Guide to Remembering Index: 1144
Gakken Index: 1035
Daikanwanjiten Index: 35440
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 10.0453
Remembering the kanji Index: 343
Kanji Flashcards Index: 901
Kodansha Compact Index: 1678
Kanji in Context Index: 1576
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1021
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 1380
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 349
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 367
Essential Kanji Index: 1507
Kodansha Kanji Index: 1920
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 3077
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 1665


詰め (つめ、づめ)
stuffing; packing; end (esp. the foot of a bridge); lowest-ranking guest at tea ceremony; tea master; endgame (esp. in shogi or used figuratively); sweet eel sauce; middle-aged woman; appointment to a particular workplace; using as the sole ground of judgement (judgment); continuing; keep doing for period of time
詰める (つめる)
to stuff into; to jam; to cram; to pack; to fill; to plug; to stop up; to shorten; to move closer together; to reduce (spending); to conserve; to focus intently on; to strain oneself to do; to work out (details); to be on duty; to be stationed; to corner (esp. an opponent's king in shogi); to trap; to checkmate; to cut off (one's finger as an act of apology); to catch (one's finger in a door, etc.); to continue ...; to keep doing ... without a break; to do ... completely; to do ... thoroughly; to force someone into a difficult situation by ...
缶詰 (かんづめ)
packing (in cans); canning; canned goods; tin can; confining someone (e.g. so they can concentrate on work); being stuck in a confined space
行き詰まる (いきづまる、ゆきづまる)
to reach the limits; to come to the end of one's tether
詰め将棋 (つめしょうぎ)
chess problem; composed shogi problem
追い詰める (おいつめる)
to corner; to drive to the wall; to run down; to track down; to chase after
詰まる (つまる)
to be packed (with); to be full (space, schedule, etc.); to be blocked (road, pipe, etc.); to be clogged; to be plugged up; to shorten (width, interval, etc.); to shrink (shirt, word form, etc.); to narrow; to be at a loss; to be hard pressed; to end up; to be settled; to become a geminate consonant; to hit the ball near the handle of the bat
詰め込む (つめこむ)
to cram; to stuff; to jam; to squeeze; to compress; to pack; to crowd
上り詰める (のぼりつめる)
to go to the top; to climb to the top; to ascend to the top; to reach the summit (e.g. of a mountain); to be engrossed in; to be very enthusiastic about; to be infatuated with
詰め寄る (つめよる)
to draw near; to draw closer; to press someone (e.g. for an answer)
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