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Kanji Details for 宗

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Stroke Count
8 Strokes
Radical
宀 + 5 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. religion, sect, denomination, main point, origin, essence
Readings
Kun'yomi: もと、むな、ひろ、のり、とし、たか、そお、むね、よし、かず。
On'yomi: シュウ。(Kan'you-on Reading)
ソ。(Go-on Reading)
ソウ。(Kan-on Reading)

Dictionary Entries for 宗

shuu
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. sect; denomination
noun
  1. tenets (of a religious sect)
mune
noun
  1. principle; aim; main purpose; central part; pillar
  2. purport; gist; drift; meaning
  3. instructions; orders; intention; wishes
sou
noun
  1. origin; source
  2. virtuous ancestor

Stroke Order Diagrams for 宗

Construction of Character for 宗

Radicals and parts present in 宗
Radical shaped crown, katakana u radical (no. 40) Kanji Details »
Part two, two radical (no.2) Kanji Details »
Part little, small Kanji Details »
Part show, indicate, point out, express, display Kanji Details »

Kanji related to 宗

  • 宿

  • 宿

Meanings in Other Languages for 宗

French
  1. religion, secte, confession, point principal, origine, essence
Portuguese
  1. religião, seita, denominação, ponto principal, origem, essência
Spanish
  1. enseñanzas religiosas, fundamento, origen

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