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Stroke Count
16 Strokes
艸 + 13 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. medicine, chemical, enamel, gunpowder, benefit
Kun'yomi: くすり。(Jouyou Reading)
On'yomi: ヤク。(Go-on, Kan-on Readings)

Japanese Meaning for 薬

Dictionary Entries for 薬

  1. medicine; pharmaceuticals; (legal) drugs; pill; ointment; salve
  2. efficacious chemical (gunpowder, pesticide, etc.)
  3. (pottery) glaze
  4. (illegal) drug; narcotic
  5. small bribe

  1. dope; narcotic; drug

Stroke Order Diagrams for 薬

Construction of Character for 薬

Radicals and parts present in 薬
» Part
» Part two-stroke water radical or ice radical (no. 15)
» Part day, sun, Japan, counter for days
» Part tree, wood
Kanji variants for 薬
» Traditional Chinese Character, Old Character Form
» Simplified Chinese Character
Origin and construction of 薬

Kanji related to 薬

  • 稿

Meanings in Other Languages for 薬

  1. médicament, produit chimique, émail, poudre à canon, bénéfice
  1. remédio, produto químico, esmalte, pólvora, benefício
  1. medicina, droga

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