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Stroke Count
7 Strokes
人 + 5 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. rank, grade, throne, crown, about, some
Kun'yomi: くらい、ぐらい。
On'yomi: イ。

Japanese Meaning for 位

Dictionary Entries for 位

  1. throne; crown; (nobleman's) seat (orig. from 座居, meaning "seat")
  2. government position; court rank
  3. social standing; rank; class; echelon; rung
  4. grade (of quality, etc.); level; tier; rank
  5. position of a figure (e.g. tens, thousands); digit; (decimal) place
noun, adverb
  1. degree; extent; amount
  1. rank; place (e.g. first place)
  2. decimal place
  3. counter for ghosts

Stroke Order Diagrams for 位

Construction of Character for 位

Radicals and parts present in 位
Part stand up, rise, set up, erect Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 位
  1. 会意。「」+「」で、人があるところにしっかりと立っていること。

Kanji related to 位

  • 使


  • 宿

Meanings in Other Languages for 位

  1. rang, position, grade, trône, couronne, à peu près
  1. posição, grau, trono, coroa, sobre, alguma
  1. grado, posición, aproximadamente, trono

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