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Kanji Details for 眼

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Stroke Count
11 Strokes
目 + 6 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. eyeball
Kun'yomi: まなこ。(Jouyou Reading)
On'yomi: ゲン。(Go-on Reading)
ガン。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 眼

Dictionary Entries for 眼

  1. eye; eyeball
  2. eyesight; sight; vision
  3. look; stare; gaze; glance
  4. notice; attention; observation; eyes (of the world, public, etc.)
  5. an experience
  6. viewpoint
  7. discrimination; discernment; judgement; eye (e.g. for quality)
  8. appearance
  9. chance to succeed; possibility
  10. spacing (between crossed strands of a net, mesh, etc.); opening; stitch; texture; weave
  11. grain (of wood)
  12. eye (of a storm, needle, etc.)
  13. intersection (on a go board); square (on a chess board)
  14. dot (on a dice); pip; rolled number
  15. graduation; division (of a scale)
  16. tooth (of a saw, comb, etc.)
  1. ordinal number suffix
  2. somewhat; -ish (after adj. stem)
  3. point (e.g. of change) (following -masu stem)
  1. eye; eyeball
  2. pupil and (dark) iris of the eye
  3. insight; perceptivity; power of observation
  4. look; field of vision
  5. core; center; centre; essence
  1. eye
  2. insight; vision; power of observation
  3. gist; main point
  4. hole

Stroke Order Diagrams for 眼

Construction of Character for 眼

Radicals and parts present in 眼
Radical eye, class, look, insight, experience, care, favor Kanji Details »
Part northeast (Oriental zodiac), stopping, good radical (no. 138) Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 眼
  1. 会意形声。「」+音符「」、「艮」は「」(小刀)で目の周りに入墨をする様で、そのように入墨を入れた目、または、小刀でくりぬいた眼窩

Kanji related to 眼

  • 貿

  • 退

Meanings in Other Languages for 眼

  1. globe oculaire
  1. globo ocular
  1. ojo, vista, perspicacia, punto principal

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