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Stroke Count
14 Strokes
欠 + 10 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. song, sing
Kun'yomi: うた、うた.う。
On'yomi: カ。

Japanese Meaning for 歌

Dictionary Entry for 歌

  1. song (唄 is primarily used for shamisen songs)
  2. classical Japanese poetry (esp. tanka)
  3. modern poetry

Stroke Order Diagrams for 歌

Construction of Character for 歌

Radicals and parts present in 歌
Radical lack, gap, fail, yawning radical (no. 76) Kanji Details »
Part feathered stick, barb radical (no. 6) Kanji Details »
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Kanji variants for 歌
Alternate Character Form
Origin and construction of 歌
  1. 会意形声。「」(体をかがめる)+音符「」(うた<「」)。

Kanji related to 歌

  • 姿

Meanings in Other Languages for 歌

  1. chanson, chanter
  1. canção, cantar
  1. canción, cantar

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