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Kanji Details for 哀

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Stroke Count
9 Strokes
Radical
口 + 6 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. pathetic, grief, sorrow, pathos, pity, sympathize
Readings
Kun'yomi: あわ.れ、あわ.れむ。(Jouyou Reading)
かな.しい。
On'yomi: アイ。(Go-on, Kan-on Readings)
オ。(Go-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 哀

Stroke Order Diagrams for 哀

Construction of Character for 哀

Radicals and parts present in 哀
Radical mouth Kanji Details »
Part kettle lid radical (no. 8) Kanji Details »
Part garment, clothes, dressing Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 哀
  1. 会意形声。「」+音符「」、「口」を衣で隠しものを言うのを押さえて悲しみを堪えること。「」(胸につかえる思い)、「」(言葉がつかえる)等と同系(藤堂)。「口」は神器であり死者の胸元(衣)に置いたと事からとされる会意(白川

Kanji related to 哀

  • 使

    調

    沿

Meanings in Other Languages for 哀

French
  1. pitoyable, peine, chagrin, pitié, pathétique, compatir
Portuguese
  1. patético, pesar, pena, emoção, compaixão, solidariesar
Spanish
  1. compasión, lástima, miseria, piedad, pena, compadecerse de

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