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Kanji Details for 蚌

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10 Strokes
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English Meaning
  1. clam
Kun'yomi: はまぐり、どぶがい、どぶが.い。
On'yomi: ボウ。(Kan'you-on Reading)
ボウ。(Go-on Reading)
ホウ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 蚌

Dictionary Entry for 蚌

  1. common orient clam (Meretrix lusoria)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 蚌

Construction of Character for 蚌

Radicals and parts present in 蚌
Radical insect, bug, temper Kanji Details »
Part one, one radical (no.1) Kanji Details »
Part two, two radical (no.2) Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 蚌
  1. 会意形声。「」+音符「」。「」は「」(三角形の山の形)、「)」(穀物が三角形の山をなし供えられる)に見られるように、三角形をなすの意を有し、二枚貝が貝を合わせて尖った角を見せることを言ったもの。

Kanji related to 蚌

  • 寿

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