1. a section of a village
  1. 1〔昔の中国の〕a name received upon reaching adulthood
  1. 2ペンネーム
  1. 3つうしょう(通称)あだな(渾名)
  1. 1〔文字〕a character;〔表意文字〕an ideograph;〔表音文字〕a letter
    • 漢字
    • a Chinese character/〔総称〕Chinese characters
    • 字を書く[写す]
    • write [copy] characters
    • 地面に字を書く
    • trace some characters on the ground
  1. 2〔語〕a word;〔綴り〕spelling
    • 字を辞書で引く
    • look up a word [character] in a dictionary
    • 字を書き違える
    • misspell a word
    • 字の間違い
    • 〔誤字〕a wrong letter [character]/〔書き損ない〕a clerical error;an error in copying
    • 字が書ける[書けない]
    • He knows [doesn't know] how to write.
  1. 3〔筆跡〕handwriting; a hand
    • これはスミス氏の字だ
    • This is Mr. Smith's handwriting.
    • 彼は字が上手[下手]だ
    • He has good [bad] handwriting./《文》 He writes a good [bad] hand.
    • きれいな[丸い/角ばった]字
    • a neat [round/squarish] hand
    • 細かい[太い]字
    • 〔手書き〕fine [bold] writing/〔印刷〕fine [bold] print