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Stroke Count
10 Strokes
夊 + 7 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. summer
Kun'yomi: なつ。
On'yomi: カ、ガ、ゲ。

Japanese Meaning for 夏

Dictionary Entries for 夏

adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. summer
  1. Xia (dynasty of China; perhaps mythological)
  1. summer (on the lunisolar calendar: 16th day of the 4th month to the 15th day of the 7th month)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 夏

Construction of Character for 夏

Radicals and parts present in 夏
Part one, one radical (no.1) Kanji Details »
Part winter radical (no. 34) Kanji Details »
Part oneself Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 夏
  1. 象形。大きな面をつけて踊る人の姿を象る。人の大きさを表わすようになり、引いて勢いが盛んの意で、季節のひとつを春秋期に意味するようになった。

Kanji related to 夏

  • 寿

Meanings in Other Languages for 夏

  1. été
  1. verão
  1. verano

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