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Stroke Count
16 Strokes
Radical
土 + 13 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. demolition, break, destroy
Readings
Kun'yomi: こわ.す、こわ.れる。(Jouyou Reading)
やぶ.る、やぶ.れる。
On'yomi: エ。(Go-on Reading)
カイ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 壊

Stroke Order Diagrams for 壊

Construction of Character for 壊

Radicals and parts present in 壊
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Kanji variants for 壊
Traditional Chinese Character, Old Character Form
Simplified Chinese Character
Origin and construction of 壊
  1. 」の略体。「壞」は「土」+音符「」。「褱」は「(目から涙を流す様)」+「」の会意文字で、泣く様を衣で隠すの意。「こわす・こわれる」との関係は、「水でうがつ(藤堂)」「社を移すときの儀式に由来(白川)」など諸説あるが不詳。「説文解字」は形声とする。

Kanji related to 壊

Meanings in Other Languages for 壊

French
  1. démolition, casser, détruire
Portuguese
  1. demolição, quebrar, destruir
Spanish
  1. colapso, derrumbe, destrucción, romper, romperse, averiarse

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