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Stroke Count
13 Strokes
羊 + 7 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. righteousness, justice, morality, honor, loyalty, meaning
Kun'yomi: よし。
On'yomi: ギ。

Japanese Meaning for 義

Dictionary Entry for 義

noun, no adjective
  1. morality; righteousness; justice; honour (honor)
  2. meaning
  3. teachings; doctrine
noun, noun, used as a prefix
  1. nonconsanguineous relationship (i.e. of in-laws)
  2. prosthesis

Stroke Order Diagrams for 義

Construction of Character for 義

Radicals and parts present in 義
Radical sheep Kanji Details »
Part one, one radical (no.1) Kanji Details »
Part feathered stick, barb radical (no. 6) Kanji Details »
Part put together Kanji Details »
Part halberd, arms, festival car, float, tasselled spear radical (no. 62) Kanji Details »
Part hand Kanji Details »
Part king, rule, magnate Kanji Details »
Kanji variants for 義
Simplified Chinese Character
Origin and construction of 義
  1. 会意形声。「」+音符「」。「我」はのこぎりであり、羊を神などに供える(「」)ためのこぎりできちんと分けること。「きちんと分ける」こと又は「神に捧げられたもの」の意から、「ただしい」の意が生じた。

Kanji related to 義

  • 寿


Meanings in Other Languages for 義

  1. vertu, justice, moralité, honneur, loyauté, signification
  1. retidão, justiça, moralidade, honra, lealdade, significado
  1. moralidad, lealtad, significado, artificial, no consanguíneo

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