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Stroke Count
4 Strokes
冂 + 2 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. inside, within, between, among, house, home
Kun'yomi: うち。
On'yomi: ナイ。(Go-on Reading)
ダイ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 内

Dictionary Entries for 内

noun, adverb
  1. inside; within
  2. while (e.g. one is young); during; within (e.g. a day); in the course of
  3. among; amongst; (out) of; between (as 〜のうち)
  1. in (secret, chaos, poverty, etc.); amidst; with (e.g. success) (also 裡, 裏; as のうちに after a noun representing a state or condition)
  2. within oneself; one's feelings; inner thoughts
noun, no adjective
  1. we; our company; our organization
  2. one's home; one's family (also 家)
  1. my spouse; my husband; my wife
  2. signed on behalf of (husband's name) by his wife (in a letter after the husband's name)
  1. I; me (primarily used by women and children)
  1. imperial palace grounds
  2. emperor

  1. inside; within

Stroke Order Diagrams for 内

Construction of Character for 内

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

Kanji related to 内

  • 西

  • 調

Meanings in Other Languages for 内

  1. intérieur, dedans, entre, parmi, maison
  1. interior, dentro, entre, dentre, casa
  1. interior, dentro de, privado

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