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Kanji Details for 種

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Stroke Count
14 Strokes
禾 + 9 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. species, kind, class, variety, seed
Kun'yomi: たね、-ぐさ。
On'yomi: シュ。(Go-on Reading)
ショウ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 種

Dictionary Entries for 種

noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. kind; variety
  2. (biological) species
  3. (logical) species

  1. seed (e.g. of a plant); pip; kind; variety; quality; tone
  2. material (e.g. for an article); matter (e.g. of a story); subject; theme; (news) copy
  3. ingredient; leaven (bread); main ingredient of a sushi
  4. cause; source
  5. trick; secret; magician's trick; inside story
  6. paternal blood; lineage
  7. breed (of a stock); sperm; semen
  8. 10-point card (in hanafuda); tane; animal card (oft. as タネ)

noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. cause; seed; origin (oft. ぐさ in compounds)
  1. variety; kind
noun, counter
  1. counter for varieties

Stroke Order Diagrams for 種

Construction of Character for 種

Radicals and parts present in 種
» Radical 2-branch tree radical (no. 115)
» Part day, sun, Japan, counter for days
» Part ri, village, parent's home, league
» Part
Kanji variants for 種
» Simplified Chinese Character
Origin and construction of 種

Kanji related to 種

  • 稿

  • 寿

  • 稿

  • 稿

Meanings in Other Languages for 種

  1. espèce, classe, sorte, variété, graine
  1. espécie, tipo, classe, variedade, cepa
  1. semilla, tipo, variedad, clase, noticia

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