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Stroke Count
7 Strokes
Radical
里 + 0 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. ri, village, parent's home, league
Readings
Kun'yomi: さと。(Jouyou Reading)
さ、みちのり、か、さとし、と、のり、り。
On'yomi: リ。

Japanese Meaning for 里

Dictionary Entries for 里

ri
noun
  1. ri (old Japanese unit of distance, approx. 3.927km or 2.44 miles)
  2. neighbourhood (under the ritsuryo system; orig. of 50 homes)
  3. unit of area (approx. 654m by 654m)
sato
noun
  1. village; hamlet
  2. countryside; country
  3. home (of one's parents, etc.); hometown
  4. one's origins; one's upbringing; one's past

Stroke Order Diagrams for 里

Construction of Character for 里

Kanji variants for 里
裏,裡 Traditional Chinese Character
Origin and construction of 里
  1. 会意。「」+「」、「田(筋目だった農地)」の神を「土(>)」を盛り上げまつる集団。

Kanji related to 里

Meanings in Other Languages for 里

French
  1. hameau, village natal, maison de ses parents, ri (3965 mètres)
Portuguese
  1. aldeia, casa paterna, légua
Spanish
  1. ri (unidad de medida), aldea, pueblo, lugar natal

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