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Kanji Details for 重

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Stroke Count
9 Strokes
里 + 2 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. heavy, heap up, pile up, nest of boxes, -fold
Kun'yomi: B、おも.い、かさ.ねる、かさ.なる。(Jouyou Reading)
On'yomi: ジュウ。(Go-on Reading)
チョウ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 重

Dictionary Entries for 重

na adjective, noun
  1. chief; main; principal; important
  2. main secondary or supporting role (in kyogen) (usu. written as オモ)

suffix, counter
  1. -fold; -ply (counter for layers in the hito-futa-mi counting system)

  1. jūbako; multi-tiered food box
noun, used as a prefix
  1. heavy
  2. serious; extreme
suffix, counter
  1. -fold; -ply (counter for layers in the ichi-ni-san counting system)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 重

Construction of Character for 重

Radicals and parts present in 重
» Radical ri, village, parent's home, league
» Part
» Part one, one radical (no.1)
» Part day, sun, Japan, counter for days
» Part
Origin and construction of 重

Kanji related to 重

  • 湿

  • 寿


Meanings in Other Languages for 重

  1. lourd, empiler, entasser, s'emboîter, - couches
  1. pesado, empilhar, pilha de caixas, -dobrar
  1. pesado, importante, apilar, amontonar

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