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Stroke Count
8 Strokes
Radical
戶 + 4 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. place
Readings
Kun'yomi: ところ、-ところ、とこ、どころ。
On'yomi: ショ。(Go-on Reading)
ソ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 所

Dictionary Entries for 所

tokoro
toko
noun, suffix
  1. place; spot; scene; site
  2. address
  3. district; area; locality
  4. one's house
  5. point
  6. part
  7. space; room
  8. whereupon; as a result
  9. (after present form of a verb) about to; on the verge of
sho
suffix, counter
  1. counter for places

Stroke Order Diagrams for 所

Construction of Character for 所

Radicals and parts present in 所
Part one, one radical (no.1) Kanji Details »
Part corpse, remains, flag radical (no. 44) Kanji Details »
Part door, counter for houses, door radical (no. 63) Kanji Details »
Part axe, 1.32 lb, catty, counter for loaves of bread, axe radical (no. 69) Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 所
  1. 会意、「」(おの)で「」を守るの意で、神の居る所(白川)。または、「戸」を音とし、「斤」で切り開く意であったものが、音を仮借し指示代名詞として用いた(藤堂)。

Kanji related to 所

Meanings in Other Languages for 所

French
  1. lieu
Portuguese
  1. Lugar
Spanish
  1. lugar

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