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Stroke Count
3 Strokes
一 + 2 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. below, down, descend, give, low, inferior
Kun'yomi: -くだ.す、お.りる、お.ろす、さ.がる、さ.げる、した、しも、もと、くだ.す、くだ.り、くだ.る、くだ.さる。
On'yomi: カ、ゲ。

Japanese Meaning for 下

Dictionary Entries for 下

noun, adverb
  1. under (guidance, supervision, rules, the law, etc.) (oft. のもとに or のもとで)
  2. under (a flag, the sun, etc.); beneath
  3. with (e.g. one blow); on (the promise, condition, assumption, etc. that ...); in (e.g. the name of) (as ...のもとに)
  1. (somebody's) side; (somebody's) location (usu. written 元)

  1. below; down; under; younger (e.g. daughter)
  2. bottom
  3. beneath; underneath
  4. just after; right after (as 下から, 下より, etc.)
noun, no adjective
  1. inferiority; one's inferior (i.e. one's junior)
  1. trade-in
noun, used as a prefix
  1. preliminary; preparatory

  1. lowness (of degree, value, etc.); inferiority
  2. second volume (of two); third volume (of three)

  1. lower reaches (of a river)
  2. bottom; lower part
  3. lower half (of the body, esp. the privates); feces (faeces); urine; menses
  4. end; far from the imperial palace (i.e. far from Kyoto, esp. of western Japan)
no adjective
  1. dirty (e.g. dirty jokes, etc.)

  1. under (influence, control, conditions, etc. of); during (war, occupation, etc.)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 下

Construction of Character for 下

Radicals and parts present in 下
» Radical one, one radical (no.1)
» Part divining, fortune-telling, divination or katakana to radical (no. 25)
» Part
Kanji variants for 下
» Ancient Form
Origin and construction of 下

Kanji related to 下

  • 西

  • 寿

Meanings in Other Languages for 下

  1. au-dessous, descendre, bas, donner (vous me donnez), inférieur
  1. baixo, abaixo, descende, inferior, sub, sob
  1. debajo, inferior, debajo de, parte inferior

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