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Stroke Count
5 Strokes
口 + 2 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. can, passable, mustn't, should not, do not
Kun'yomi: ききい.れる、き.く、べ.き、よ.い、-べ.き、-べ.し。
On'yomi: カ、コク。

Dictionary Entry for 可

noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. acceptable; satisfactory; allowed; permitted
  1. approval; being in favour; (a) vote in favour; aye
  2. Pass (grade); Fair; C; D (on a 優, 良, 可 scale)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 可

Construction of Character for 可

Radicals and parts present in 可
Radical mouth Kanji Details »
Part one, one radical (no.1) Kanji Details »
Part feathered stick, barb radical (no. 6) Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 可
  1. 会意。「」+「𠀀」(折れ曲がった形)から、曲折してゆるしの言葉を得るの意(藤堂)。又は、「口」(神器)を「丁」(木の枝)で打ち、あることが「できる」よう祈るの意。神の許すところは可能であり、また推測しうることである(白川)。

Kanji related to 可

  • 寿

  • 使



Meanings in Other Languages for 可

  1. possible, acceptable, ne doit pas, ne pas, négatif
  1. aceitável, não deve não, faz
  1. bueno, aprobación, posible, poder hacer

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