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Kanji Details for 民

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Stroke Count
5 Strokes
氏 + 1 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. people, nation, subjects
Kun'yomi: たみ。(Jouyou Reading)
On'yomi: ミン。(Go-on Reading)
ビン。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 民

Dictionary Entry for 民

  1. nation; people

Stroke Order Diagrams for 民

Construction of Character for 民

Radicals and parts present in 民
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Origin and construction of 民
  1. 象形の無い眼)をで突き刺すさまを描いたもので、眼を針で突いて視力喪失させることで自由を奪い取った、すなわち「奴隷」を表した。これがのち、目の見えない人のように物事のわからない多くの人々、支配下に置かれる人々の意味に変わった。
  2. 「目が見えなくなって眠るさま」を字源とする「」や「水に没して見えないさま」を字源とする「」の原字であり、同系。「入り乱れてよくわからないさま」を字源とする「」などとも同系。

Kanji related to 民

  • 寿

Meanings in Other Languages for 民

  1. peuple, nation, citoyen
  1. pessoas, nação, assuntos
  1. gente, pueblo

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