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[かた()]
kata
noun, suffix

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[がた()]
gata

English Meaning(s) for 形

noun, suffix
  1. shape; appearance (がた when a suffix)
  2. collateral
  3. obverse of an old "zeni" coin

Definition and Synonyms for 形

Form the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
Synonyms: なり, フォルム, フォーム, , 外形, , , , 形体, 形姿, 形態, 形状
Cast the visual appearance of something or someone
Synonyms: ざま, なり, シェイプ, , 体型, 体裁, , 外形, 外見, 姿, 姿形, 姿態, 容姿, 容態, , , , 形体, 形姿, 形容, 形態, 形状, 形象, , 格好, , ,
Form a particular mode in which something is manifested
Synonyms: なり, , , , 体裁, , , , 形式, 格好

Meanings for each kanji in 形

shape; form; style Kanji Details »

Categories 形 is a member of

Attribute an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity
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Visual Aspect outward or visible aspect of a person or thing
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Fashion how something is done or how it happens
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 形

Sample Sentences for 形

He spoke too fast for the student.
If you like dessert, you'll love Grandma's Kitchen!
Do you know how to swim?
How do you read this kanji?
I taught him how to swim.

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