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Stroke Count
20 Strokes
Radical
魚 + 9 Strokes
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English Meaning
  1. sturgeon
Readings
Kun'yomi: ひがい、ちょうざめ。
On'yomi: オウ。(Go-on Reading)
コウ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 鰉

Dictionary Entry for 鰉

higai
noun
  1. Sarcocheillichthys variegatus (species of minnow)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 鰉

Construction of Character for 鰉

Radicals and parts present in 鰉
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Kanji variants for 鰉
Simplified Chinese Character
Origin and construction of 鰉
  1. 会意形声。「魚」+音符「」、「皇」は「大きい」を意味する語で、大型のチョウザメを意味。日本においては、明治天皇瀬田川で捕れたビワヒガイを好んで食したことから、「ひがい」にこの字が当てられた(別字衝突)。

Kanji related to 鰉

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