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Kanji Details for 秒

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Stroke Count
9 Strokes
Radical
禾 + 4 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. second (1/60 minute)
Readings
On'yomi: ミョウ。(Go-on Reading)
ビョウ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 秒

Dictionary Entry for 秒

byou
noun
  1. second (60th min)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 秒

Construction of Character for 秒

Radicals and parts present in 秒
Radical 2-branch tree radical (no. 115) Kanji Details »
Part
Part little, small Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 秒
  1. 会意。「禾」(穀物)+「少」(わずかなもの)。もとは、稲の先の「のぎ」(穂先の固い毛)を意味していたが、近世になって、「秒」概念が認識されるようになって、「わずかなもの」の意で採用されたものと思われる。

Kanji related to 秒

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Meanings in Other Languages for 秒

French
  1. seconde
Portuguese
  1. segundo (1/ 60 minuto)
Spanish
  1. segundo (unidad de tiempo)

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