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Stroke Count
8 Strokes
Radical
毋 + 4 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. poison, virus, venom, germ, harm, injury, spite
Readings
Kun'yomi: ぶす。(Jouyou Reading)
On'yomi: ダイ、ドク。(Go-on Reading)
タイ、トク。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 毒

Dictionary Entry for 毒

doku
noun
  1. poison; toxicant

Stroke Order Diagrams for 毒

Construction of Character for 毒

Radicals and parts present in 毒
Radical do not, must not, be not, mother radical (no. 80) Kanji Details »
Part kettle lid radical (no. 8) Kanji Details »
Part soil, earth, ground, Turkey Kanji Details »
Part mama, mother Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 毒
  1. 会意。「」+「」。繁殖生殖を進めることを意味し、強精作用をもつ薬草を言ったが、強い作用をもつ薬草一般となり、さらに毒薬を意味するようになった(藤堂)。又、髪飾りを結った女性の 象形文字で、音を仮借したものとも(白川)。

Kanji related to 毒

  • 寿

  • 寿

Meanings in Other Languages for 毒

French
  1. poison, virus, venin, germe, mal, blessure, méchanceté
Portuguese
  1. veneno, vírus, envenenamento, germe, dano, injúria, maldade
Spanish
  1. veneno, venenoso

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