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Kanji Details for 尉

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Stroke Count
11 Strokes
寸 + 8 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. military officer, jailer, old man, rank
Kun'yomi: じょう。
On'yomi: イ。(Go-on, Kan-on Readings)
ウチ。(Go-on Reading)
ウツ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 尉

Dictionary Entry for 尉

  1. jailer; gaoler; old man; rank; company officer

Stroke Order Diagrams for 尉

Construction of Character for 尉

Radicals and parts present in 尉
Radical measurement, foot/10 Kanji Details »
Part two, two radical (no.2) Kanji Details »
Part little, small Kanji Details »
Part corpse, remains, flag radical (no. 44) Kanji Details »
Part show, indicate, point out, express, display Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 尉
  1. 会意』。「(しり)」+「(ならべる)」+「(手)」+「」で、しりの下に物を並べ、重みをかけ、ひのしをかけて押さえつけしわを伸ばすさま。の原字。後に、上から押し付けて騒ぎを鎮める及びその役職の意となった。

Kanji related to 尉

  • 寿

  • 殿

  • 尿

Meanings in Other Languages for 尉

  1. officier, geôlier, vieil homme, rang
  1. oficial militar, carcereiro, velho, posição
  1. oficial militar, carcelero, rango, viejo

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