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Stroke Count
8 Strokes
木 + 4 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. grove, forest
Kun'yomi: はやし。(Jouyou Reading)
On'yomi: リン。(Go-on, Kan-on Readings)

Japanese Meaning for 林

Dictionary Entry for 林

  1. wood; woods; forest; grove; copse; thicket
  2. bunch (of something); cluster; line; collection

Stroke Order Diagrams for 林

Construction of Character for 林

Radicals and parts present in 林
» Radical tree, wood
Origin and construction of 林

Kanji related to 林

  • 稿

Meanings in Other Languages for 林

  1. bois (petite forêt), bois
  1. bosque, floresta
  1. arboleda, soto

Comments for 林

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I would say that hayashi is more of a collection of trees, no matter how extensive/big. But mori is like a full-blown forest. lol. Look at the characters: hayashi has two trees and mori has three trees! mori is a big forest; hayashi a smaller woods.

#2 Posted by lovegarden over 10 years ago

What is the difference between  and  in usage?

Please help me! :) Many thanks! <3

#1 Posted by さしみ over 10 years ago

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