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Kanji Details for 然

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Stroke Count
12 Strokes
火 + 8 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. sort of thing, so, if so, in that case, well
Kun'yomi: しか.り、さ.る、しこう.して、さ、しか、しか.し。
On'yomi: ネン。(Go-on Reading)
ゼン。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 然

Dictionary Entries for 然

  1. so; like that; in that way
  1. like that; as such
  2. yeah; uh-huh

Stroke Order Diagrams for 然

Construction of Character for 然

Radicals and parts present in 然
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Origin and construction of 然
  1. 会意。「」(犬の肉)+「」(火)で犬の肉をあぶるの意。「」の原字。音が仮借されたもの(藤堂)、又は、生贄の煙を上げ神託を求める(白川)。
  2. と同系。

Kanji related to 然

  • 婿

Meanings in Other Languages for 然

  1. un certain, si c'est comme ça, dans ce cas, suffixe adverbial
  1. Tipos de objetos, assim, se assim, naquele caso, bem
  1. de esa forma, en ese caso

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