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Stroke Count
8 Strokes
水 + 5 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. method, law, rule, principle, model, system
Kun'yomi: のり。
On'yomi: ホウ、ホッ、ハッ、フラン。

Japanese Meaning for 法

Dictionary Entry for 法

noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. law; act; principle
  2. method
  3. mood
  4. dharma; law

Stroke Order Diagrams for 法

Construction of Character for 法

Radicals and parts present in 法
Part I, myself, katakana mu radical (no. 28) Kanji Details »
Part soil, earth, ground, Turkey Kanji Details »
Part water, water radical (no. 85) Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 法
  1. 会意+(タイ、に似た獣)+。廌を追い込んで(水+去)、自由気儘にさせないの意(藤堂)。廌を水に流し神判を受けるの意(白川)。

Kanji related to 法

  • 沿


  • 簿

Meanings in Other Languages for 法

  1. méthode, loi, règle, principe, modèle, système
  1. método, lei, regra, princípio, modelo, sistema
  1. método, ley, doctrina

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