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Stroke Count
10 Strokes
鬼 + 0 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. ghost, devil
Kun'yomi: おに、おに-。
On'yomi: キ。

Japanese Meaning for 鬼

Dictionary Entries for 鬼

  1. ogre; demon
  2. spirit of a deceased person
  3. ogre-like person (i.e. fierce, relentless, merciless, etc.)
  4. it (i.e. in a game of tag)
  5. Chinese "ghost" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 鬼

Construction of Character for 鬼

Radicals and parts present in 鬼
Part legs radical (no. 10) Kanji Details »
Part spoon, spoon or katakana hi radical (no. 21) Kanji Details »
Part I, myself, katakana mu radical (no. 28) Kanji Details »
Part rice field, rice paddy Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 鬼
  1. 象形。死者の首を持って踊る様を象る。

Kanji related to 鬼

  • 寿


  • 沿

Meanings in Other Languages for 鬼

  1. démon, monstre
  1. fantasma, diabo, demônio
  1. fantasma, demonio, ogro

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