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Kanji Details for 白

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Stroke Count
5 Strokes
Radical
白 + 0 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. white
Readings
Kun'yomi: しろ、しら、しろ.い。(Jouyou Reading)
か、あき、しら.む、もう.す、つくも、しら-。
On'yomi: ビャク。(Go-on Reading)
ハク。(Kan-on Reading)
パイ。(Tou-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 白

Dictionary Entries for 白

shiro
noun
  1. white
  2. innocence; innocent person
  3. blank space
  4. white go stone
  5. white dragon tile
  6. skewered grilled pig intestine
shira
prefix
  1. white
  2. unseasoned; undyed; unaltered
  3. very much; precisely
  4. playing dumb
noun, na adjective
  1. unfeigned; honest; diligent
haku
noun
  1. white
  2. striped mullet fry (Mugil cephalus)
  3. speech; one's lines
  4. white dragon tile
  5. winning hand with a pung (or kong) of white dragon tiles
  6. white person; Caucasian
noun, used as a prefix, noun, used as a suffix, noun
  1. Belgium

Stroke Order Diagrams for 白

Construction of Character for 白

Origin and construction of 白
  1. 象形説:親指類の樹木のどんぐり状の木の実の形で、白の顔料をとるのに用いた(藤堂)。頭蓋骨の象形(白川)。会意説:を表わす「」とを表わす「」の組み合わせ。

Kanji related to 白

  • 便

    湿

  • 綿

Meanings in Other Languages for 白

French
  1. blanc
Portuguese
  1. branco
Spanish
  1. blanco

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