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Kanji Details for 糸

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Stroke Count
6 Strokes
Radical
糸 + 0 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. thread
Readings
Kun'yomi: いと。
On'yomi: シ。(Go-on, Kan-on Readings)
ミャク。(Go-on Reading)
ベキ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 糸

Dictionary Entries for 糸

ito
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. thread; yarn; string
shi
noun
  1. thread
  2. one ten-thousandth; 0.001 percent (one-ten-thousandth of a wari)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 糸

Construction of Character for 糸

Radicals and parts present in 糸
Part little, small Kanji Details »
Part short thread radical (no. 52) Kanji Details »
Kanji variants for 糸
Traditional Chinese Character, Old Character Form
Simplified Chinese Character
Origin and construction of 糸
  1. 象形。糸を撚り合せた束を象る。但し、「いと」を意味する漢字は「糸(ベキ)」を並べた会意文字「絲」(シ)であり、糸はその略字(新字体)として使用される。
  2. 絲シは、と同系。

Kanji related to 糸

  • 綿

  • 綿

Meanings in Other Languages for 糸

French
  1. fil
Portuguese
  1. contexto
Spanish
  1. hilo, hebra, cuerda

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