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[こん()]
kon
noun

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[ごん()]
gon
[()]
e

English Meaning(s) for 艮

noun
  1. gen (one of the trigrams of the I Ching: mountain, northeast)

Definition and Synonyms for 艮

Gen informal term for information
Synonyms: 丑寅,
Nor'-East the compass point midway between north and east
Synonyms: 丑寅, 北東, 東北,
Nor'-East at 45 degrees
Synonyms: 丑寅, 北東, 東北,

Meanings for each kanji in 艮

northeast (Oriental zodiac); stopping; good radical (no. 138) Kanji Details »

Categories 艮 is a member of

Information a message received and understood
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Point any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 艮

Sample Sentences for 艮

This boy is a genius at controlling RC vehicles!
I was never the likeliest candidate for this office. We didn't start with much money or many endorsements. Our campaign was not hatched in the halls of Washington. It began in the backyards of Des Moines, and the living rooms of Concord, and the front porches of Charleston. It was built by working men and women who dug into what little savings they had to give $5 and $10 and $20 to the cause.

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