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Kanji Details for 船

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Stroke Count
11 Strokes
Radical
舟 + 5 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. ship, boat
Readings
Kun'yomi: ふな、ふね。(Jouyou Reading)
ふ、ふな-。
On'yomi: ゼン。(Go-on Reading)
セン。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 船

Dictionary Entry for 船

fune
noun
  1. ship; boat; watercraft; vessel; seaplane (舟 is often small and hand-propelled)
  2. tank; tub; vat; trough
noun, used as a suffix, counter
  1. counter for boat-shaped containers (e.g. of sashimi)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 船

Construction of Character for 船

Radicals and parts present in 船
Radical boat, ship Kanji Details »
Part
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Kanji variants for 船
Alternate Character Form
Origin and construction of 船
  1. 会意形声』。「」+音符「」。「㕣(エン)」は「ハ(水が流れる様)」+「口(穴)」で水が穴に向かって流れる様で「沿(水流に沿う)」や「(柔らかく流れる金属)」の同系語で、舟が水の流れに従うことを言う。

Kanji related to 船

  • 沿

  • 沿

  • 使

    沿

  • 調

Meanings in Other Languages for 船

French
  1. bateau, navire
Portuguese
  1. barco
Spanish
  1. barco, buque, bote

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