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Kanji Details for 雄

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Stroke Count
12 Strokes
Radical
隹 + 4 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. masculine, male, hero, leader, superiority, excellence
Readings
Kun'yomi: お、おす。(Jouyou Reading)
おん、たけ、つよし、よう、かつ、お-。
On'yomi: ウ、ユ。(Go-on Reading)
ユウ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 雄

Dictionary Entries for 雄

osu
on
noun, no adjective
  1. male (animal, plant)
o
noun, used as a prefix, noun, used as a suffix
  1. male
noun, used as a prefix
  1. manly; brave; heroic
  2. larger (of the two); greater
noun
  1. man
  2. husband
yuu
noun
  1. male; man
  2. excellence; greatness; best (of); great person; leading figure

Stroke Order Diagrams for 雄

Construction of Character for 雄

Radicals and parts present in 雄
Radical bird, old bird radical (no. 172) Kanji Details »
Part
Part one, one radical (no.1) Kanji Details »
Part I, myself, katakana mu radical (no. 28) Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 雄
  1. 会意形声。「隹(=鳥)」+音符「」、「厷」は「」の原字で、肱を張って威嚇する様。

Kanji related to 雄

  • 寿

    稿

  • 使

    宿

    便

Meanings in Other Languages for 雄

French
  1. mâle, masculin, héros, chef, supériorité, excellence
Portuguese
  1. masculino, másculo, herói, líder, superioridade, excelência
Spanish
  1. fuerte, bravo, valiente, masculino, varón

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