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Stroke Count
7 Strokes
Radical
人 + 5 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. what
Readings
Kun'yomi: なに、なん。(Jouyou Reading)
あが、なに.の、なん.の、なん.ぞ、いず.れ、なに-、なん-。
On'yomi: ガ。(Go-on Reading)
カ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 何

Dictionary Entries for 何

nani
nan
interjection, pronoun, no adjective
  1. what
  2. how many (some counter)
  3. euph. for genitals or sex

Stroke Order Diagrams for 何

Construction of Character for 何

Radicals and parts present in 何
Part
Part feathered stick, barb radical (no. 6) Kanji Details »
Part mouth Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 何
  1. 象形甲骨文字金文から見ると物を担いだ人を象ったものと判断される、「」の原字。形声文字として、「人」+音符「」とも解されるか。喉を詰まらせて出す音(「」→「」、同系:「」)で、人を呼びとめたりすることを表し(誰何)、そこから、対象に関する疑問詞の用法となる。

Kanji related to 何

  • 使

    便

  • 宿

  • 使

    沿

  • 調

Meanings in Other Languages for 何

French
  1. quoi
Portuguese
  1. que
Spanish
  1. qué

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