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noun, suffix

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English Meaning(s) for 川

  1. river; stream
  1. River; 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: ホー, 大河, , 滝川, 谷川

Meanings for each kanji in 川

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

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

The river runs through the town.
The river was alive with fresh water fish.
The river has its origin in the Japan Alps.
This river is dangerous to swim in.
I crossed the river by boat.

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