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字▼
Stroke Count
7 Strokes
Radical
刀 + 5 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. profit, advantage, benefit
Readings
Kun'yomi: き.く。(Jouyou Reading)
と、とし、のり、み、りい、かが。
On'yomi: リ。(Go-on, Kan-on Readings)

Japanese Meaning for 利

Dictionary Entry for 利

ri
noun
  1. advantage; benefit; profit; interest

Stroke Order Diagrams for 利

Construction of Character for 利

Radicals and parts present in 利
Part knife, standing sword radical (no. 18) Kanji Details »
Part 2-branch tree radical (no. 115) Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 利
  1. 会意、「」(穀物)+「」()で、穀物を鋭い刃物で収穫することで、「するどい」の意と、刈り取ったものから「もうけ」の意が生じた。一説には、「刂」はで、水はけ等を良くすることとも(「」の字源解釈とあわせると説得力がある)。

Kanji related to 利

  • 稿

  • 寿

  • 稿

  • 稿

Meanings in Other Languages for 利

French
  1. profit, avantage, bénéfice
Portuguese
  1. lucro, vantagem, benefício
Spanish
  1. ganancia, ventaja, beneficio, ser efectivo

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