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Kanji Details for 敬

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Stroke Count
12 Strokes
攴 + 8 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. awe, respect, honor, revere
Kun'yomi: うやま.う。
On'yomi: キョウ。(Go-on Reading)
ケイ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 敬

Dictionary Entry for 敬

  1. reverence; respect

Stroke Order Diagrams for 敬

Construction of Character for 敬

Radicals and parts present in 敬
Part wrapping enclosure, wrapping radical (no. 20) Kanji Details »
Part mouth Kanji Details »
Part strike, hit, folding chair radical variant (no. 66) Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 敬
  1. 会意形声。「:動詞を表す)」+「」(キョウ:現在、「コウ」と読む文字とは同形別字)。苟は、羊の角+人+口の会意文字で、角にふれかしこまる様子を表す(藤堂)。又、「羊の角+人」で、中原の西部に住んでいた、人を表し、「口(神器)」の上に置いて、羌人の生け贄を捧げ、神をうやまうことを意味するとも(白川)。はっとしてかしこまるの意は「」「」に含まれる。

Kanji related to 敬

  • 便

Meanings in Other Languages for 敬

  1. respect, déférence, honorer, révérer
  1. temor, respeito, honra, reverencia
  1. respeto, honor, mostrar respeto, respetar

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