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Stroke Count
9 Strokes
Radical
日 + 5 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. star, spot, dot, mark
Readings
Kun'yomi: ほし、-ぼし。
On'yomi: ショウ。(Go-on Reading)
セイ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 星

Dictionary Entries for 星

hoshi
noun
  1. star; any light-emitting (or reflecting) heavenly body (except for the sun and the moon)
  2. suspect (police slang)
sei
noun
  1. Chinese "star" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 星

Construction of Character for 星

Radicals and parts present in 星
Radical day, sun, Japan, counter for days Kanji Details »
Part life, genuine, birth Kanji Details »
Kanji variants for 星
Ancient Form
Origin and construction of 星
  1. 会意形声。「」+「」、いずれも音符となりうる。晶はほしの形をかたどったものであり、音符の生はをあらわす。

Kanji related to 星

  • 便

    湿

Meanings in Other Languages for 星

French
  1. étoile, point, marque
Portuguese
  1. estrela, ponto, marca
Spanish
  1. estrella, punto pequeño, resultado de un juego

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