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9 Strokes
Radical
犬 + 5 Strokes
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English Meaning
  1. fox
Readings
Kun'yomi: きつね。
On'yomi: コ。

Japanese Meaning for 狐

Dictionary Entries for 狐

kitsune
ketsune
kitsu
noun
  1. fox (esp. the red fox, Vulpes vulpes)
  2. fox (i.e. a sly person)
  3. soba or udon topped with deep-fried tofu
  4. light brown; golden brown

Stroke Order Diagrams for 狐

Construction of Character for 狐

Radicals and parts present in 狐
Part dog, dog radical (no. 94) Kanji Details »
Part melon Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 狐
  1. 形声。「」+音符「」。鳴き声からの擬声語か(藤堂)。(鼻先がとがり尻尾の丸い)瓜のような獣。

Kanji related to 狐

  • 鹿

  • 寿

    稿

Meanings in Other Languages for 狐

Spanish
  1. zorro

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