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Stroke Count
2 Strokes
又 + 0 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. or again, furthermore, on the other hand
Kun'yomi: また、また-、また.の-。
On'yomi: ウ。(Go-on Reading)
ユウ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 又

Dictionary Entry for 又

  1. again; once more; once again; another time; some other time
  2. also; too; as well; likewise
  3. on the other hand; while
  1. and; in addition; besides; moreover; furthermore
  2. or; otherwise
  1. really; how; (what, why) on earth (expresses surprise, shock, doubt, etc.)
  1. indirect

Stroke Order Diagrams for 又

Construction of Character for 又

Origin and construction of 又
  1. 象形。右手を表し、「」の原字。かばうたすける)の意があり、「」「」の原字でもある。「かばう」「たすける」から「さらに」「くわえて」の意を生じ、「また」の意に用いられたものか。

Kanji related to 又

  • 殿

Meanings in Other Languages for 又

  1. ou encore, de plus, d'un autre côté
  1. ou outra vez, além disso, na outra mão
  1. otra vez, además, por otra parte, otro, distinto

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