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Kanji Details for 放

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Stroke Count
8 Strokes
攴 + 4 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. set free, release, fire, shoot, emit, banish, liberate
Kun'yomi: はな.す、はな.つ、はな.れる、ほう.る。(Jouyou Reading)
On'yomi: ホウ。(Go-on, Kan-on Readings)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 放

Construction of Character for 放

Radicals and parts present in 放
Part strike, hit, folding chair radical variant (no. 66) Kanji Details »
Part direction, person, alternative Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 放
  1. 会意形声。「。動詞の記号)」+音符「」。音符の「方」は、両側に柄の伸びたすきを描いた象形文字。緊張や束縛を解いて、上下左右に自由に伸びる意味を表す。(藤堂

Kanji related to 放

  • 便

Meanings in Other Languages for 放

  1. libérer, relâcher, renvoyer, enflammer, bannir, émettre
  1. libertar, liberação, fogo, disparar, emitir, banir, liberar
  1. dejar libre, soltar, liberar, emitir, separarse, abandonar

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