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Stroke Count
16 Strokes
木 + 12 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. mechanism, opportunity, occasion, machine, airplane
Kun'yomi: はた、おり。
On'yomi: ケ、キ。

Japanese Meaning for 機

Dictionary Entries for 機

  1. loom
  1. chance; opportunity
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. machine
  2. aircraft
  1. counter for aircraft
  2. counter for remaining lives (in video games)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 機

Construction of Character for 機

Radicals and parts present in 機
Radical tree, wood Kanji Details »
Part dot, tick or dot radical (no. 3) Kanji Details »
Part short thread radical (no. 52) Kanji Details »
Part halberd, arms, festival car, float, tasselled spear radical (no. 62) Kanji Details »
Kanji variants for 機
Simplified Chinese Character
Origin and construction of 機
  1. 会意形声。「木」+音符「」、「幾」は「幺幺(の上部:わずかに)」+「」+「」で「戈」が「人」にあとわずかで迫る様、わずかな動きを伝える装置の意(藤堂)。又は、「幾」は祭祀のために飾り「幺幺」をつけた「戈」で、その呪術が効能を示すこと(はたらく→機能する)を意味するとも(白川)。

Kanji related to 機

  • 稿

Meanings in Other Languages for 機

  1. métier à tisser, mécanique, opportunité, machine, avion, organique
  1. mecanismo, oportunidade, ocasião, máquina, avião
  1. mecanismo, máquina, avión, ocasión, telar

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