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Kanji Details for 減

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Stroke Count
12 Strokes
水 + 9 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. dwindle, decrease, reduce, decline, curtail, get hungry
Kun'yomi: へ.る、へ.らす。(Jouyou Reading)
On'yomi: ケン、ゲン。(Go-on Reading)
カン。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 減

Dictionary Entry for 減

noun, suffix
  1. reduction; decrease
  1. subtraction
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. reduction of penalty (under the ritsuryo codes)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 減

Construction of Character for 減

Radicals and parts present in 減
» Part feathered stick, barb radical (no. 6)
» Part mouth
» Part halberd, arms, festival car, float, tasselled spear radical (no. 62)
» Part water, water radical (no. 85)
Kanji variants for 減
» Simplified Chinese Character
Origin and construction of 減

Kanji related to 減

  • 使


  • 調

  • 沿


  • 簿

Meanings in Other Languages for 減

  1. diminuer, réduire, décliner, décroître, avoir faim
  1. definhar, decréscimo, reduzir, decadência, encurtar, obter, com fome
  1. menguar, decrecer, disminuir, resta, acortar

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