Sign In


Entry Details for 字

Search by Japanese Word


Search by English Meaning


English Meaning(s) for 字

  1. Chinese courtesy name (name formerly given to adult Chinese men, used in place of their given name in formal situations)
  2. nickname
  3. section of a village

Definition and Synonyms for 字

Handwriting the activity of writing by hand
Synonyms: 墨付き, 墨痕, , , , 手書き, 筆跡
Writing letters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language
Synonyms: 作文, 作文, 執筆, , , , 文書, 筆跡
Letter Of The Alphabet the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
Synonyms: レター, アルファベット, , , , 字母, 文字, 英字

Meanings for each kanji in 字

character; letter; word; section of village Kanji Details »

Categories 字 is a member of

Writing the activity of putting something in written form
Show all words in category »
Written Communication communication by means of written symbols (either printed or handwritten)
Show all words in category »
Graphic Symbol a written symbol that is used to represent speech
Show all words in category »

Stroke Order Diagrams for 字

Sample Sentences for 字

You'll strain your eyes trying to read in this light.
I had no toys or anything else, so I used a chalk that had been bought for me and drew pictures and letters on a closet door.
He can read well.
She is well able to read.
She has very nice-looking handwriting.

Comments for 字

If you have any questions about this entry, or would like to write a sample sentence using the vocabulary, please do so below. Your comment will appear in the forum for other users of the site to view and discuss.

Only registered users may post comments. You can register your free 楽しい Japanese account here.

This site uses the EDICT and KANJIDIC dictionary files. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and are used in conformance with the Group's licence.