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Stroke Count
7 Strokes
巾 + 4 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. hope, beg, request, pray, beseech, Greece, dilute (acid), rare, few, phenomenal
Kun'yomi: まれ、のぞみ、こいねが.う。
On'yomi: ケ。(Go-on Reading)
キ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 希

Dictionary Entries for 希

na adjective
  1. rare; seldom
noun, noun, used as a prefix
  1. Greece; Greek

Stroke Order Diagrams for 希

Construction of Character for 希

Radicals and parts present in 希
Radical towel, hanging scroll, width, cloth radical (no. 50) Kanji Details »
Part one, one radical (no.1) Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 希
  1. 会意 + (まじわる)で、目を細かく織った布を意味。隙間がほとんどないこと、即ち、「まれ」であることを意味。「のぞむ」は、めったにないことをこいねがうことから。

Kanji related to 希

  • 寿


  • 便

  • 綿

Meanings in Other Languages for 希

  1. espoir, demander, prier, implorer, dilution, Grèce, rare, peu nombreux, phénoménal
  1. esperança, pedir, solicitação, implorar, Grécia, diluir (ácido), raro, poucos, fenomenal
  1. raro, poco, deseo, esperanza, Grecia

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