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Kanji Details for 星

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Stroke Count
9 Strokes
日 + 5 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. star, spot, dot, mark
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

  1. star (usu. not including the Sun); planet (usu. not including Earth); heavenly body
  2. star (glyph, symbol, shape)
  3. star (actor, player, etc.)
  4. small dot; spot; fleck
  5. star point (in go); hoshi; intersection marked with a dot
  6. perp; perpetrator; mark; offender; suspect (police slang)
  7. bullseye
  8. one's star (that determines one's fate); one's fortune
  9. point; score

  1. Chinese "star" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
noun, noun, used as a suffix, noun, used as a prefix
  1. Singapore

Stroke Order Diagrams for 星

Construction of Character for 星

Radicals and parts present in 星
» Radical day, sun, Japan, counter for days
» Part life, genuine, birth
Kanji variants for 星
» Ancient Form
Origin and construction of 星

Kanji related to 星

  • 便


Meanings in Other Languages for 星

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

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