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Stroke Count
7 Strokes
木 + 3 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. come, due, next, cause, become
Kun'yomi: く.る、き、こ、き.たす、き.たる、きた.す、きた.る。
On'yomi: ライ、タイ。

Japanese Meaning for 来

Dictionary Entry for 来

  1. next (year, spring, etc.); coming
  1. since (last month, etc.); for (20 years, etc.)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 来

Construction of Character for 来

Radicals and parts present in 来
» Radical tree, wood
» Part two, two radical (no.2)
» Part kettle lid radical (no. 8)
» Part rice, USA, metre
» Part
Kanji variants for 来
» Traditional Chinese Character
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Origin and construction of 来

Kanji related to 来

  • 稿

Meanings in Other Languages for 来

  1. venir, dû à, suivant, causer, devenir
  1. Vir, devido, próximo, causa, tornar-se
  1. venir, llegar, acercarse, aproximarse

Comments for 来

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Radical memory helper 2: Fire will CAUSE rice in a pot to BECOME COOKED DUE to heat. NEXT-up you can COME and get your rice from under the lid.

(Recall that the rice kanji looks like the tree kanji on just add the lid and describe the cooking process)

#2 Posted by イデ over 9 years ago

Radical memory helper: COME and get your rice from under the lid

(the combination of the lid on the rice looks like a pot... yum steamed rice...) 

#1 Posted by イデ over 9 years ago

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