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[かわ()]
kawa
noun

Alternate Written Forms:

[かわ()]
kawa
[がわ()]
gawa
[がわ()]
gawa

English Meaning(s) for 川

noun
  1. river; stream
  2. the .... river; (suffix used with the names of rivers)

Definition and Synonyms for 川

River a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)
Synonyms: 大河, , 滝川, 谷川

Meanings for each kanji in 川

stream; river; river or 3-stroke river radical (no. 47) Kanji Details »

Categories 川 is a member of

Watercourse a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 川

Sample Sentences for 川

We went swimming in the river.
He went fishing in the river.
Mary was able to swim across the river.
There's a lot of trash on the far bank of the river.
The only access to the village is from the river.

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