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Stroke Count
8 Strokes
長 + 0 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. long, leader
Kun'yomi: なが.い、なが.さ、おさ。
On'yomi: ジョウ。(Go-on Reading)
チョウ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 長

Dictionary Entries for 長

noun, suffix
  1. chief; head
  1. office; official
  2. chief; head

Stroke Order Diagrams for 長

Construction of Character for 長

Kanji variants for 長
Simplified Chinese Character
Ancient Form
Origin and construction of 長
  1. 象形の長い老人を横から見た姿。

Kanji related to 長

  • 姿

  • 使

Meanings in Other Languages for 長

  1. long, chef
  1. Longo, ambicionar, líder, chefe
  1. largo, jefe, sobresaliente

Comments for 長

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This entire kanji is one 8 stroke radical. I remember it like this:

The LEADER has a banner and a LONG hat.

-> the top part of the kanji resembles the banner, the bottom looks like a warrior holding it and the long central stroke looks like his hat.


#1 Posted by イデ over 5 years ago

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