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Kanji Details for 絃

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Stroke Count
11 Strokes
糸 + 5 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. string, cord, samisen music
Kun'yomi: いと。
On'yomi: ゲン。(Go-on Reading)
ケン。(Kan-on Reading)

Dictionary Entries for 絃

  1. bowstring
  2. string (of shamisen, guitar, violin, etc.)
  3. bail (arched pot handle) (esp. 鉉)
  4. diagonal levelling wire across the top of a masu (also written as 梁)
  1. string (of a shamisen, etc.)
  2. stringed instrument

Stroke Order Diagrams for 絃

Construction of Character for 絃

Radicals and parts present in 絃
Radical thread Kanji Details »
Part kettle lid radical (no. 8) Kanji Details »
Part little, small Kanji Details »
Part short thread radical (no. 52) Kanji Details »
Part mysterious, occultness Kanji Details »
Kanji variants for 絃
Simplified Chinese Character

Kanji related to 絃

  • 綿

Meanings in Other Languages for 絃

  1. cuerda, cordel, música de shamisen

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