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Stroke Count
3 Strokes
Radical
勹 + 1 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. ladle, one tenth of a go, dip
Readings
On'yomi: ジャク。(Go-on Reading)
シャク。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 勺

Dictionary Entries for 勺

shaku
seki
noun
  1. shaku; traditional unit of volume, approx. 18 ml
  2. shaku; traditional unit of area, approx. 0.033 meters square

Stroke Order Diagrams for 勺

Construction of Character for 勺

Radicals and parts present in 勺
Radical wrapping enclosure, wrapping radical (no. 20) Kanji Details »
Part dot, tick or dot radical (no. 3) Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 勺
  1. 象形。大型の匙状のものが物を掬い取るところを象る。

Kanji related to 勺

  • 寿

    稿

Meanings in Other Languages for 勺

French
  1. louche, shaku = un dixième de go = 18 ml
Portuguese
  1. concha, afundar
Spanish
  1. cucharón, unidad de capacidad y área

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