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Kanji Details for 減

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Stroke Count
12 Strokes
Radical
水 + 9 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. dwindle, decrease, reduce, decline, curtail, get hungry
Readings
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

gen
suffix
  1. reduction

Stroke Order Diagrams for 減

Construction of Character for 減

Radicals and parts present in 減
Part feathered stick, barb radical (no. 6) Kanji Details »
Part mouth Kanji Details »
Part halberd, arms, festival car, float, tasselled spear radical (no. 62) Kanji Details »
Part water, water radical (no. 85) Kanji Details »
Kanji variants for 減
Simplified Chinese Character
Origin and construction of 減
  1. 会意形声。「」+音符「」。「咸」はの源字で「締める」の意、水源を締め水量をへらす(藤堂)。水を加えることにより祈りの効果をへらす(白川)。などと同系。

Kanji related to 減

  • 使

    沿

  • 調

  • 沿

    湿

  • 簿

Meanings in Other Languages for 減

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

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