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Stroke Count
9 Strokes
Radical
攴 + 5 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. happenstance, especially, intentionally, reason, cause, circumstances, the late, therefore, consequently
Readings
Kun'yomi: ゆえ。(Jouyou Reading)
もと、ことさ.ら、ふる.い。
On'yomi: ク。(Go-on Reading)
コ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 故

Dictionary Entries for 故

furu
noun
  1. used item; secondhand item
  2. old; used; previous
ko
prefix
  1. the late (deceased)
yue
adverbial noun, noun
  1. reason; cause; circumstances
moto
noun, no adjective, adverbial noun, noun, used as a prefix
  1. former; ex-

Stroke Order Diagrams for 故

Construction of Character for 故

Radicals and parts present in 故
Part ten Kanji Details »
Part mouth Kanji Details »
Part strike, hit, folding chair radical variant (no. 66) Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 故
  1. 会意形声。「(動詞の記号)」+音符「」、「古」は先祖など人の頭蓋骨を象ったもので「ふるい」「かたい」の意を有し、動詞記号を付し「ふるくなる」等の意を表す。下って、古くなった事柄、即ち過去の事実を意味するようになり、因果を表す「ゆえに」等の意味を生じた。

Kanji related to 故

  • 便

  • 使

    調

    沿

Meanings in Other Languages for 故

French
  1. coïncidence, spécialement, intentionnellement, raison, cause, circonstances, destin, feu ... (défunt), c'est pour ça que...
Portuguese
  1. casualidade, especialmente, intencionalmente, razão, causa, circunstâncias, portanto, consequentemente
Spanish
  1. antiguo, intencionadamente, excepcional, razón, difunto, causa, circunstancias

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