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Stroke Count
8 Strokes
人 + 6 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. example, custom, usage, precedent
Kun'yomi: たと.える。(Jouyou Reading)
On'yomi: レ。(Go-on Reading)
レイ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 例

Dictionary Entries for 例

noun, noun, used as a prefix, no adjective
  1. custom; practice; habit; usual
  2. said; aforementioned
  3. instance; example; case; illustration; usage
  4. precedent
  1. precedent; example

Stroke Order Diagrams for 例

Construction of Character for 例

Radicals and parts present in 例
Part knife, standing sword radical (no. 18) Kanji Details »
Part bare bone, bad, wrong, death radical (n. 78) Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 例
  1. 会意形声。「」+音符「」。「列」は「(=)」+「」で、刀で肉を切り分ける()の意。切り分けて同様のものを(なら)べること。

Kanji related to 例

  • 使


  • 宿

Meanings in Other Languages for 例

  1. exemple, coutume, usage, précédent
  1. exemplo, costume, uso, precedente
  1. ejemplo, normal, comparar, ilustrar

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