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Stroke Count
13 Strokes
斤 + 9 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. new
Kun'yomi: あたら.しい、あら.た、にい、あら-、にい-。
On'yomi: シン。

Japanese Meaning for 新

Dictionary Entries for 新

  1. new; neo-
  1. newness; novelty
  2. Gregorian calendar
  3. Xin dynasty (China, 9-23 CE); Hsin dynasty
noun, no adjective
  1. new; unused
  1. new
na adjective
  1. obvious; natural

Stroke Order Diagrams for 新

Construction of Character for 新

Radicals and parts present in 新
Radical axe, 1.32 lb, catty, counter for loaves of bread, axe radical (no. 69) Kanji Details »
Part kettle lid radical (no. 8) Kanji Details »
Part ten Kanji Details »
Part put together Kanji Details »
Part tree, wood Kanji Details »
Part stand up, rise, set up, erect Kanji Details »
Part spicy, bitter, hot, acrid Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 新
  1. 会意形声。「」(おの)+音符「」。「亲」は「」+音符「」の会意兼形声文字で、木を刃物で切り倒すこと。それに「斤(おの)」を加え、木を切り倒すことを強調、後代にいたって、木の切り株の生々しい様から「あたらしい」を意味する様になり、木を切り倒す意味は「」に受け継がれた。

Kanji related to 新

  • 稿

Meanings in Other Languages for 新

  1. nouveau
  1. novo
  1. nuevo, fresco

Comments for 新

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Radical memory helper: plant NEW TREEs to STAND in place of those that were AXEd

#1 Posted by イデ over 8 years ago

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