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Stroke Count
4 Strokes
Radical
二 + 2 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. well, well crib, town, community
Readings
Kun'yomi: い。(Jouyou Reading)
さい、ひ、いの。
On'yomi: ショウ。(Go-on Reading)
セイ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 井

Dictionary Entries for 井

i
noun
  1. well
sei
noun
  1. well curb
  2. Chinese "Well" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 井

Construction of Character for 井

Radicals and parts present in 井
Radical two, two radical (no.2) Kanji Details »
Part
Part one, one radical (no.1) Kanji Details »
Part
Origin and construction of 井
  1. 象形。四角い枠型を象る。元は、「」の一部である「ケイ」の音であり、「いど」を意味した「セイ」の音の文字は「」であったが、後に混同された。

Kanji related to 井

  • 宿

    殿

  • 寿

    稿

Meanings in Other Languages for 井

French
  1. puits, margelle, ville, communauté
Portuguese
  1. bem
Spanish
  1. pozo, ciudad

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