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Stroke Order Diagram for 北

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Stroke Count
5 Strokes
匕 + 3 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. north
Kun'yomi: きた。
On'yomi: ホク、ペイ。

Japanese Meaning for 北

Dictionary Entries for 北

  1. north
  2. the North; northern territories
  3. North Korea
  4. north wind
  1. north wind tile
  2. winning hand with a pung (or kong) of north wind tiles

Stroke Order Diagrams for 北

Construction of Character for 北

Radicals and parts present in 北
Radical spoon, spoon or katakana hi radical (no. 21) Kanji Details »
Part left-side kata radical (no. 91) Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 北
  1. 象形。人がふたり背を向け合った形(の原字)から。転じて、暖かい南方に背を向けた状態を意味する。cf.

Kanji related to 北

  • 西

  • 鹿

Meanings in Other Languages for 北

  1. nord
  1. norte
  1. Norte, huir, perder

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