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Stroke Count
12 Strokes
Radical
火 + 8 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. sort of thing, so, if so, in that case, well
Readings
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

sa
adverb
  1. so; like that; in that way
shika
interjection
  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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Part fire, fire radical (no. 86) Kanji Details »
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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

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

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