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Stroke Count
5 Strokes
Radical
示 + 0 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. show, indicate, point out, express, display
Readings
Kun'yomi: しめ.す。(Jouyou Reading)
On'yomi: ギ、ジ。(Go-on Reading)
キ、シ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 示

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Construction of Character for 示

Radicals and parts present in 示
Part two, two radical (no.2) Kanji Details »
Part little, small Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 示
  1. 象形。上の「一」はものを、下部はものを乗せる高杯の象であり、高杯にものを乗せて「示す」というのが、現在最も有力な説。これに関連して、「」は高杯の上にものが無いので「あらず」の意とされる(但し、「不」は甲骨文などから「つぼみ」の象形とする説が有る)。他説に、「示」は「光」の変字だとするものがあるが、説得力に乏しい。

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Meanings in Other Languages for 示

French
  1. montrer, indiquer, signaler, exprimer, exposer
Portuguese
  1. espetáculo, indicar, apontar, expressar, mostrar
Spanish
  1. mostrar, enseñar, indicar, revelar

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