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字▼
Stroke Count
7 Strokes
Radical
犬 + 3 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. status quo, conditions, circumstances, form, appearance
Readings
Kun'yomi: かたち。
On'yomi: ジョウ。(Go-on Reading)
ソウ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 状

Dictionary Entry for 状

jou
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. shape; state
  2. letter; correspondence

Stroke Order Diagrams for 状

Construction of Character for 状

Radicals and parts present in 状
Radical dog Kanji Details »
Part left-side kata radical (no. 91) Kanji Details »
Kanji variants for 状
Traditional Chinese Character, Old Character Form
Origin and construction of 状
  1. 」の略体。「狀」は「+音符「」、「爿」は、寝台を意味する語であり、音のみを借りた形声文字説文解字)、寝台のように長く伸びるを意味した会意形声文字とも(藤堂)。

Kanji related to 状

Meanings in Other Languages for 状

French
  1. état des choses, conditions, circonstances, lettre, forme, apparence
Portuguese
  1. condicional, condições, circunstâncias, formulário, aparecimento
Spanish
  1. estado, condición, circunstancias, situación

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