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Stroke Count
12 Strokes
Radical
口 + 9 Strokes
Taught in Grade 9
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English Meaning
  1. eat, drink, receive (a blow), (kokuji)
Readings
Kun'yomi: く.う、く.らう。
On'yomi: ジキ。(Go-on Reading)
ショク。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 喰

Stroke Order Diagrams for 喰

Construction of Character for 喰

Radicals and parts present in 喰
Radical mouth Kanji Details »
Part eat, food Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 喰
  1. 日本で考案された国字。「」に「」を添えることにより、その動作性を強調した会意文字。国字なので、音読みは本来無いが、「食」の音を当て「木喰(もくじき:僧侶が用いたため呉音読み)」など固有名詞に用いた。
  2. 康煕字典に採録されてはいないが、中国本土においても一部の書物に同系の文字が見られ、字形の衝突が生じている。ただし、その音及び意味は定まっていない(本項の中国語の読みは出典不明、なお、朝鮮語は「食」と同音)。

Kanji related to 喰

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