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Kanji Details for 律

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Stroke Count
9 Strokes
彳 + 6 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. rhythm, law, regulation, gauge, control
Kun'yomi: のり、たかし。
On'yomi: リチ。(Go-on Reading)
リツ。(Kan-on Reading)

Dictionary Entry for 律

  1. law (esp. ancient East Asian criminal code); regulation
  2. vinaya (rules for the monastic community)
  3. Ritsu (school of Buddhism)
  4. lushi (style of Chinese poem)
  5. (musical) pitch (also りち)
  6. six odd-numbered notes of the ancient chromatic scale
  7. Japanese seven-tone gagaku scale, similar to Dorian mode (corresponding to: re, mi, fa, so, la, ti, do)
noun, noun, used as a suffix, counter
  1. (in traditional Eastern music) step (corresponding to a Western semitone)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 律

Construction of Character for 律

Radicals and parts present in 律
» Radical stop, linger, loiter, going man radical (no. 60)
» Part brush, finally, self, relate, follow, here, fast, writing brush radical (no. 129)

Kanji related to 律

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Meanings in Other Languages for 律

  1. rythme, ordonner, loi, régulation, contrôle, jauge
  1. ritmo, lei, regulamento, medida, controle
  1. ley, regulación, regla, ritmo (musical)

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