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Kanji Details for 弱

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Stroke Count
10 Strokes
弓 + 7 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. weak, frail
Kun'yomi: よわ.い、よわ.まる、よわ.める、よわ.る。(Jouyou Reading)
On'yomi: ニャク。(Go-on Reading)
ジャク。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 弱

Dictionary Entry for 弱

noun, used as a suffix
  1. little less than; slightly fewer than; just under
  1. weakness; the weak

Stroke Order Diagrams for 弱

Construction of Character for 弱

Radicals and parts present in 弱
Radical bow, bow (archery, violin) Kanji Details »
Part two-stroke water radical or ice radical (no. 15) Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 弱
  1. 会意』。「」+「」(かざり)の会意文字。装飾的な弓は機能面で劣ることから、「よわい」という意味がでた。

Kanji related to 弱

  • 湿

  • 姿

Meanings in Other Languages for 弱

  1. faible, fragile
  1. frágil, fraco
  1. débil, endeble, delicado, debilitarse, debilitar

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