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Kanji Details for 象

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Stroke Count
12 Strokes
Radical
豕 + 2 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. elephant, pattern after, imitate, image, shape, sign (of the times)
Readings
Kun'yomi: かたど.る。
On'yomi: ゾウ、ショウ。

Japanese Meaning for 象

Dictionary Entries for 象

shou
noun
  1. phenomenon
zou
noun
  1. elephant

Stroke Order Diagrams for 象

Construction of Character for 象

Radicals and parts present in 象
Radical pig, hog, pig radical (no. 152) Kanji Details »
Part one, one radical (no.1) Kanji Details »
Part wrapping enclosure, wrapping radical (no. 20) Kanji Details »
Part mouth Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 象
  1. 象形。長いのゾウを形取ったもの。また、に通じて姿の意味も表す。大きく目立つことから、「かたち」「すがた」の意を生じたものとも。

Kanji related to 象

  • 鹿

Meanings in Other Languages for 象

French
  1. éléphant, modèle, imiter, image, forme, signe (des temps), phénomène
Portuguese
  1. elefante, modelar, imitar, imagem, forma, sinal (dos tempos)
Spanish
  1. imagen, imitar, forma, figura, elefante

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