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Kanji Details for 折

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Stroke Count
7 Strokes
手 + 4 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. fold, break, fracture, bend, yield, submit
Kun'yomi: おり、お.る、お.れる。(Jouyou Reading)
On'yomi: セチ。(Go-on Reading)
セツ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 折

Dictionary Entry for 折

noun, adverb
  1. opportunity; chance; occasion; time (esp. 折)
  1. folding; fold; pleat; crease (esp. 折り)
  2. small food box (wooden or cardboard) (esp. 折り)
noun, used as a suffix
  1. folding in ... (two, three, etc.) (as 二つ折り, 三つ折り, etc.; number indicates the number of layers after folding)
  1. counter for folded items
  2. counter for items (esp. food) packed in an oribako

Stroke Order Diagrams for 折

Construction of Character for 折

Radicals and parts present in 折
» Part hand, hand radical (no. 64)
» Part axe, 1.32 lb, catty, counter for loaves of bread, axe radical (no. 69)

Kanji related to 折

Meanings in Other Languages for 折

  1. plier, casser, fracture, courber, céder, soumettre, tourner (coin)
  1. dobrar, quebrar, fraturar, curvar, produto, submeter
  1. plegar, doblar, romper, dividir, en ese tiempo, quebrar

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