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Kanji Details for 頤

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Stroke Count
15 Strokes
頁 + 7 Strokes
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English Meaning
  1. chin, jaw
Kun'yomi: おとがい、あご。
On'yomi: イ。(Go-on, Kan-on Readings)

Japanese Meaning for 頤

Dictionary Entries for 頤

  1. jaw; chin
  2. barb (of a fishhook)
  1. (lower) jaw
  2. chatterbox

Stroke Order Diagrams for 頤

Construction of Character for 頤

Radicals and parts present in 頤
Radical page, leaf Kanji Details »
Part box-on-side enclosure radical (no. 22) Kanji Details »
Part eye, class, look, insight, experience, care, favor Kanji Details »
Part retainer, subject Kanji Details »
Part shellfish Kanji Details »
Kanji variants for 頤
Simplified Chinese Character
Nonstandard Form
Origin and construction of 頤
  1. 会意形声。「頁」+音符「𦣝」。音符の「𦣝」は、頤の原字で、『説文解字』ではあごの象形。あごの意味を表す。金文では、搾乳のできる大きな二つのの象形とされる。乳に持っていく頭のさまから、やしなう意味も表す。

Kanji related to 頤

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