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Kanji Details for 竜

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Stroke Count
10 Strokes
龍 + 0 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. dragon, imperial
Kun'yomi: たつ。(Jouyou Reading)
On'yomi: ロウ。(Kan'you-on Reading)
リュウ。(Go-on Reading)
リョウ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 竜

Dictionary Entries for 竜

  1. dragon (esp. a Chinese dragon)
  2. naga (semidivine human-cobra chimera in Indian mythology)
  3. promoted rook (shogi)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 竜

Construction of Character for 竜

Radicals and parts present in 竜
Part the latter, duplicate, strange, witty, fishhook radical (no. 5) Kanji Details »
Part rice field, rice paddy Kanji Details »
Part stand up, rise, set up, erect Kanji Details »
Kanji variants for 竜
Traditional Chinese Character, Old Character Form
Simplified Chinese Character
Origin and construction of 竜
  1. 象形。「」の古字で、冠をかぶった大蛇(様の動物)を象る。揚子江近辺のを象ったものとも言われる。さまざまな模様・装飾を加えられ、「龍」となった。

Kanji related to 竜

Meanings in Other Languages for 竜

  1. dragon, impérial
  1. dragão imperial
  1. dragón

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