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Stroke Count
5 Strokes
Radical
田 + 0 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. armor, high (voice), A grade, first class, former, instep, carapace
Readings
Kun'yomi: きのえ。
On'yomi: カン。(Kan'you-on Reading)
キョウ。(Go-on Reading)
コウ。(Kan-on Reading)
カ。

Japanese Meaning for 甲

Dictionary Entries for 甲

kou
noun
  1. carapace; shell
  2. 1st in rank; grade A
  3. instep; back of hand
  4. the A party (e.g. in a contract); the first party
kabuto
noun
  1. helmet (of armor, armour); headpiece
yoroi
noun
  1. armor; armour
kan
noun
  1. treble range (in Japanese music); high note
kinoe
noun
  1. first sign of the Chinese calendar

Stroke Order Diagrams for 甲

Construction of Character for 甲

Radicals and parts present in 甲
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Part
Origin and construction of 甲
  1. 象形甲骨文では、「」字を象って、亀の甲羅の組み合わせを表わす。金文においてそれを囲んだ形となる。

Kanji related to 甲

Meanings in Other Languages for 甲

French
  1. armure, carapace, haute (voix), premier ordre, première classe, ancien, cou-de-pied, signe du 1er tronc céleste
Portuguese
  1. armadura, alto (voz), Um grau, umterior, peito do pé, carapaça
Spanish
  1. caparazón, armadura, voz alta, primero

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