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Kanji Details for 弦

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Stroke Count
8 Strokes
弓 + 5 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. bowstring, chord, hypotenuse
Kun'yomi: つる。(Jouyou Reading)
On'yomi: ゲン。(Go-on Reading)
ケン。(Kan-on Reading)

Dictionary Entries for 弦

  1. bowstring
  2. string (of shamisen, guitar, violin, etc.)
  3. bail (arched pot handle) (esp. 鉉)
  4. diagonal levelling wire across the top of a masu (also written as 梁)

  1. bowstring
  2. string (of a shamisen, etc.); stringed instrument
  3. chord
  4. hypotenuse

Stroke Order Diagrams for 弦

Construction of Character for 弦

Radicals and parts present in 弦
» Radical bow, bow (archery, violin)
» Part kettle lid radical (no. 8)
» Part short thread radical (no. 52)
» Part mysterious, occultness
Kanji variants for 弦
» Traditional Chinese Character

Kanji related to 弦

Meanings in Other Languages for 弦

  1. corde d'arc, corde, hypoténuse
  1. Corda (arco, violão), corda, hipotenusa
  1. cuerda (arco, instrumento musical), media luna, hipotenusa

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