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Kanji Details for 虹

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Stroke Count
9 Strokes
Radical
虫 + 3 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. rainbow
Readings
Kun'yomi: にじ。(Jouyou Reading)
On'yomi: グ。(Go-on Reading)
コウ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 虹

Dictionary Entry for 虹

niji
noun
  1. rainbow

Stroke Order Diagrams for 虹

Construction of Character for 虹

Radicals and parts present in 虹
Radical insect, bug, temper Kanji Details »
Part craft, construction, katakana e radical (no. 48) Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 虹
  1. 会意形声。「」+音符「」。「'''虫'''(=毒蛇の象形文字)」は空に上ったを意味し(双頭の蛇の伝説による象形文字も甲骨文字には見られる。下図参照)、それが空を貫いている(「'''工'''」はあるものに穴を開け貫くを意味する会意文字。cf.)ことを意味している。

Kanji related to 虹

Meanings in Other Languages for 虹

French
  1. arc-en-ciel
Spanish
  1. arco iris

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