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Stroke Count
9 Strokes
阜 + 6 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. limit, restrict, to best of ability
Kun'yomi: かぎ.る。(Jouyou Reading)
On'yomi: ゲン。(Go-on Reading)
カン。(Kan-on Reading)

Dictionary Entry for 限

  1. end; finish; stop
  2. bounds; limits
  3. delivery date (of a futures contract) (esp. 限り,限)
  4. finale (of a noh song); end of an act (in jōruri or kabuki); final performance of the day (in vaudeville)
suffix, counter
  1. counter for slices (esp. thick slices); counter for cuts (e.g. fish, meat)
  1. only; just (senses 6-8 are sometimes pronounced ぎり, esp. in old-fashioned speech)
  2. since; after (usu. in a negative sentence)
  3. remaining (in a particular state)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 限

Construction of Character for 限

Radicals and parts present in 限
» Part
» Part northeast (Oriental zodiac), stopping, good radical (no. 138)

Kanji related to 限

  • 退

Meanings in Other Languages for 限

  1. limite, limiter, restreindre, autant que possible
  1. limite, restringir, o melhor possível
  1. limitar, restringir, confinar

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