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Stroke Count
10 Strokes
Radical
人 + 8 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. climate, season, weather
Readings
Kun'yomi: そうろう。(Jouyou Reading)
On'yomi: グ。(Go-on Reading)
コウ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 候

Dictionary Entries for 候

kou
noun
  1. season; weather
soro
sou
sau
su
auxiliary
  1. to be (auxiliary used in place of ある after で or に when forming a copula)
  2. to do (auxiliary used in place of ます)
sourou
sourau
yondan verb (archaic), intransitive verb
  1. to serve (by a superior's side)
auxiliary verb, yondan verb (archaic)
  1. to be (auxiliary used in place of ある after で or に when forming a copula)
  2. to do (auxiliary used in place of ます)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 候

Construction of Character for 候

Radicals and parts present in 候
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Origin and construction of 候
  1. 会意形声。「人」+音符「(=)」、「侯」は矢で的を狙う軍人、時代が下って王の側近を意味するようになり、「候」に元の「ねらう」等の意が残った。

Kanji related to 候

  • 使

    便

  • 宿

Meanings in Other Languages for 候

French
  1. climat, temps, saison
Portuguese
  1. clima, estação, tempo
Spanish
  1. clima, tiempo, explorar, esperar algo, forma cortés del verbo ser y estar

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