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Stroke Count
9 Strokes
人 + 7 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. marquis, lord, daimyo
On'yomi: グ。(Go-on Reading)
コウ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 侯

Dictionary Entry for 侯

noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. marquis; lord; daimyo

Stroke Order Diagrams for 侯

Construction of Character for 侯

Radicals and parts present in 侯
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Kanji variants for 侯
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Origin and construction of 侯
  1. 会意形声。古くは、「」(「人」+音符(「厂」+「矢」:コウ))で、音符は矢で的(まと)を射ることを意味し、的の意となった。それに、人を配し、貴人に伺候する者、側近を意味するようになった。

Kanji related to 侯

  • 使

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  • 宿

Meanings in Other Languages for 侯

  1. marquis, seigneur, daimyo
  1. marques, senhor, daimyo
  1. marqués, señor feudal, daimyo

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