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Stroke Count
6 Strokes
一 + 5 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. both, old Japanese coin, counter for carriages (e.g., in a train), two
Kun'yomi: ふた.つ、もろ、ころ、てる、ふたつ。
On'yomi: リョウ。(Go-on, Kan-on Readings)

Japanese Meaning for 両

Dictionary Entries for 両

prefix, no adjective
  1. both (hands, parents, sides, etc.)
  1. counter for carriages (e.g. in a train); counter for vehicles
  1. ryō; tael; traditional unit of weight (for gold, silver and drugs), 4-5 monme, 15-19 g
  2. ryō; pre-Meiji unit of currency, orig. the value of one ryō of gold
  3. ryō; traditional measure of fabric, 2 tan
  4. ryō; tael; unit of weight under the Ritsuryo system, 1/16 kin, 42-43 g
  1. counter for suits of clothing, sets of armor, etc.

  1. both
  2. many; various; all
  3. together

  1. two (also in 拳・けん)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 両

Construction of Character for 両

Radicals and parts present in 両
» Radical one, one radical (no.1)
» Part upside-down box radical (no. 13)
» Part mountain
» Part
Kanji variants for 両
» Simplified Chinese Character
» Traditional Chinese Character, Old Character Form
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Origin and construction of 両

Kanji related to 両

  • 寿

  • 調

Meanings in Other Languages for 両

  1. les deux, 2, ryou (ancienne monnaie), compteur de wagons
  1. ambos, moeda Japonesa antiga, nº de veículos, dois
  1. ambos, contador de vehículos

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