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Kanji Details for 乾

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Stroke Count
11 Strokes
Radical
乙 + 10 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. drought, dry, dessicate, drink up, heaven, emperor
Readings
Kun'yomi: かわ.く、かわ.かす、いぬい、ひ.る、ほ.す。
On'yomi: カン。(Go-on, Kan-on Readings)
ゲン。(Go-on Reading)
ケン。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 乾

Dictionary Entries for 乾

hoshi
noun, noun, used as a prefix
  1. drying; dried

ken
noun
  1. qian (one of the trigrams of the I Ching: heaven, northwest)

inui
noun
  1. northwest

Stroke Order Diagrams for 乾

Construction of Character for 乾

Radicals and parts present in 乾
» Radical the latter, duplicate, strange, witty, fishhook radical (no. 5)
» Part ten
» Part day, sun, Japan, counter for days
Kanji variants for 乾
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» Simplified Chinese Character
Origin and construction of 乾

Kanji related to 乾

  • 湿

Meanings in Other Languages for 乾

French
  1. sécheresse, sécher, dessécher, vider (verre), cieux, empereur
Portuguese
  1. seca, dessecar, evaporar, paraíso, imperador
Spanish
  1. seco, secar, secarse, desecarse

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