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Stroke Count
5 Strokes
Radical
止 + 1 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. correct, justice, righteous, 10**40
Readings
Kun'yomi: ただ.しい、ただ.す、まさ.に、まさ。
On'yomi: ショウ。(Go-on Reading)
セイ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 正

Dictionary Entries for 正

sei
noun, no adjective
  1. (logical) true; regular
  2. 10^40
  3. original
  4. positive; greater than zero
shou
jou
noun, noun, used as a prefix
  1. greater (of equal court ranks); upper; senior
  2. director (highest of the four administrative positions of the ritsuryo period); chief
  3. (before a number) exactly; precisely
masa
noun, na adjective
  1. exact; precise

Stroke Order Diagrams for 正

Construction of Character for 正

Radicals and parts present in 正
Radical stop, halt Kanji Details »
Part one, one radical (no.1) Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 正
  1. 会意。「-」(目標となる線)+「」()。目標に向けてまっすぐ進むこと。「」の原字。

Kanji related to 正

  • 寿

Meanings in Other Languages for 正

French
  1. correct, positif, juste, droit, 10**40
Portuguese
  1. corrigir, justiça, correto, direito, 10 elevado a 40
Spanish
  1. correcto, justo, arreglar, enderezar

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