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Stroke Count
11 Strokes
犬 + 8 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. cat
Kun'yomi: ねこ。
On'yomi: ビョウ。

Japanese Meaning for 猫

Dictionary Entry for 猫

  1. cat
  2. shamisen
  3. geisha
  4. wheelbarrow
  5. clay bed-warmer
  6. submissive partner of a homosexual relationship

Stroke Order Diagrams for 猫

Construction of Character for 猫

Radicals and parts present in 猫
Part dog, dog radical (no. 94) Kanji Details »
Part rice field, rice paddy Kanji Details »
Kanji variants for 猫
Traditional Chinese Character
Origin and construction of 猫
  1. 会意形声+音符「」(ビョウ・ミョウ;なよなよして弱い。一説に、ニャーという猫の鳴き声をあらわす。cf.(miāo):中国語における猫の鳴き声の擬声語)。

Kanji related to 猫

  • 鹿

Meanings in Other Languages for 猫

  1. chat
  1. Gato
  1. gato

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