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Kanji Details for 根

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Stroke Count
10 Strokes
木 + 6 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. root, radical, head (pimple)
Kun'yomi: -ね、ね。
On'yomi: コン。

Japanese Meaning for 根

Dictionary Entries for 根

  1. root (of a plant)
  2. root (of a tooth, hair, etc.); center (of a pimple, etc.)
  3. root (of all evil, etc.); source; origin; cause; basis
  4. one's true nature
  5. (fishing) reef

  1. stick-to-itiveness; perseverance; persistence
  2. radical (esp. one that tends to ionize easily)
  3. root
  4. indriya (faculty of the body having a specific function, i.e. the sensory organs)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 根

Construction of Character for 根

Radicals and parts present in 根
» Radical tree, wood
» Part northeast (Oriental zodiac), stopping, good radical (no. 138)
Origin and construction of 根

Kanji related to 根

  • 稿

  • 退

Meanings in Other Languages for 根

  1. racine, radical, point noir (acné)
  1. raiz, radical, verruga
  1. raíz matemática, perseverancia, raíz

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