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Stroke Count
10 Strokes
Radical
酉 + 3 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. sake, alcohol
Readings
Kun'yomi: さけ、さか-。
On'yomi: シュ。(Go-on Reading)
シュウ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 酒

Dictionary Entry for 酒

sake
noun
  1. alcohol; sake

Stroke Order Diagrams for 酒

Construction of Character for 酒

Radicals and parts present in 酒
Radical west, bird, sign of the bird, 5-7PM, tenth sign of Chinese zodiac, sake radical (no. 164) Kanji Details »
Part water, water radical (no. 85) Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 酒
  1. 会意形声(ユウ)に酒つぼの意味がある。もとは酉+(液体の滴る様子)だったが、のちに(氵)+酉に変わる。

Kanji related to 酒

  • 寿

  • 沿

    湿

  • 簿

  • 西

Meanings in Other Languages for 酒

French
  1. saké, alcool
Portuguese
  1. sake, álcool
Spanish
  1. sake, alcohol, vino de arroz

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