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Stroke Count
10 Strokes
水 + 7 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. extinguish, blow out, turn off, neutralize, cancel
Kun'yomi: け.す、き.える。(Jouyou Reading)
On'yomi: ショウ。(Go-on, Kan-on Readings)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 消

Construction of Character for 消

Radicals and parts present in 消
» Part
» Part month, moon
» Part water, water radical (no. 85)

Kanji related to 消

  • 婿

  • 沿


  • 簿

Meanings in Other Languages for 消

  1. éteindre, effacer, disparaître, neutraliser, annuler
  1. extinguir, apagar, desligar, neutralizar, cancelar
  1. extinguirse, apagarse, desaparecer, apagar, extinguir

Comments for 消

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Water + Small (that's the ⺌ - it's a variant of 小) + Moon. So if the moon represents a big light, and a small moon represents a small light, then you put water on it to extinguish it.

#1 Posted by Katerine459 over 4 years ago

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