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Stroke Count
9 Strokes
Radical
羊 + 3 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. beauty, beautiful
Readings
Kun'yomi: うつく.しい。(Jouyou Reading)
よ.い、うま.い、い.し。
On'yomi: ミ。(Go-on Reading)
ビ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 美

Dictionary Entries for 美

bi
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. beauty
mi
prefix
  1. august
  2. beautiful

Stroke Order Diagrams for 美

Construction of Character for 美

Radicals and parts present in 美
Radical sheep Kanji Details »
Part large, big Kanji Details »
Part put together Kanji Details »
Part king, rule, magnate Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 美
  1. 」の象形 又は 「」きい「羊」を意味する会意。いずれでも、古代周人が、羊を大切な家畜と扱ったことに由来。

Kanji related to 美

Meanings in Other Languages for 美

French
  1. beauté, beau, belle
Portuguese
  1. beleza, bela
Spanish
  1. belleza, bello

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