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Stroke Count
8 Strokes
Radical
女 + 5 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. elder sister
Readings
Kun'yomi: あね、はは。
姉(ねえ)さん。
On'yomi: シ。

Japanese Meaning for 姉

Dictionary Entries for 姉

ane
noun
  1. older sister; elder sister
shi
suffix
  1. honorific suffix used after the name of a woman of equal or higher status
nee
noun, used as a suffix
  1. older sister

Stroke Order Diagrams for 姉

Construction of Character for 姉

Radicals and parts present in 姉
Radical woman, female Kanji Details »
Part kettle lid radical (no. 8) Kanji Details »
Part towel, hanging scroll, width, cloth radical (no. 50) Kanji Details »
Kanji variants for 姉
Ancient Form
Simplified Chinese Character
Origin and construction of 姉
  1. 形声。「女」+音符「市」。元は「」の俗字。

Kanji related to 姉

  • 婿

  • 婿

  • 姿

  • 綿

Meanings in Other Languages for 姉

French
  1. soeur aînée
Portuguese
  1. irmã mais velha
Spanish
  1. hermana mayor

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