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Stroke Count
8 Strokes
Radical
老 + 4 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. someone, person
Readings
Kun'yomi: もの。
On'yomi: シャ。

Japanese Meaning for 者

Dictionary Entries for 者

mono
mon
noun
  1. person (rarely used w.o. a qualifier)
sha
noun, suffix
  1. someone of that nature; someone doing that work

Stroke Order Diagrams for 者

Construction of Character for 者

Radicals and parts present in 者
Part
Part day, sun, Japan, counter for days Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 者
  1. 象形:「」の原字。古くから近称指示語として用いられ、時代が下り主語を示す助辞となった(藤堂)。会意(交差させた木の枝:「」の部首とは異なる)+ 、曰は祝詞を入れる器で、まじない用の土塁を示す。「」の原字で「」等と同系。後に「」(人々)の意となる(白川)。
  2. なお。部首は「老部」であるが、上記のとおり字源を異にし、それを明確にするため篆書体やそれを受けた康煕字典体では左払いの下に点を打つ。しかし、字彙以前に確立した楷書体などにはすでに点は無く「老部」と同形である。

Kanji related to 者

  • 便

    湿

Meanings in Other Languages for 者

French
  1. personne, quelqu'un
Portuguese
  1. alguém, pessoa
Spanish
  1. persona

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