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Stroke Count
12 Strokes
禸 + 8 Strokes
Taught in Grade 9
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English Meaning
  1. bird, captive, capture
Kun'yomi: とり、とりこ。
On'yomi: ゴン。(Go-on Reading)
キン。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 禽

Dictionary Entry for 禽

  1. bird
  2. bird meat (esp. chicken meat); fowl; poultry

Stroke Order Diagrams for 禽

Construction of Character for 禽

Radicals and parts present in 禽
Radical rump, footprint radical (no. 114) Kanji Details »
Part dot, tick or dot radical (no. 3) Kanji Details »
Part kettle lid radical (no. 8) Kanji Details »
Part upside-down box radical (no. 13) Kanji Details »
Part open box enclosure, open box radical (no. 17) Kanji Details »
Part I, myself, katakana mu radical (no. 28) Kanji Details »
Part 𠆢 Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 禽
  1. 会意形声。元は「(網。本来、「」であるが、古くは混合されることがある)」+音符「今」、後に、動物の臀部を表す「」を付したもの。網で捕らえることで「」の原字。後に捉えられたものとしての、「とり」を意味するようになった。

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