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Stroke Count
8 Strokes
Radical
十 + 6 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. graduate, soldier, private, die
Readings
Kun'yomi: お.える、お.わる、そっ.する、ついに、にわか。
On'yomi: シュチ、ソチ。(Go-on Reading)
シュツ、ソツ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 卒

Dictionary Entry for 卒

sotsu
noun
  1. low-ranking soldier
  2. graduation; outgrowing; moving on (from)
  3. low-ranking samurai (1870-1872)
  4. death (of a noble, etc.)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 卒

Construction of Character for 卒

Radicals and parts present in 卒
Radical ten Kanji Details »
Part kettle lid radical (no. 8) Kanji Details »
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Kanji variants for 卒
Nonstandard Form
Original Chinese Character
Origin and construction of 卒
  1. 会意。「」+「」。粗末衣服の十人単位の雑兵、それから小物・小さなものの意を備える。「おえる」の意は兵士まとめる(=「」)より派生、「にわかに」の意は仮借(藤堂)。一説には、死者の「衣」を結び止め(十)、死体から魂が抜け出るのを防ぐことを表し、「しぬ、おえる」等の意が生じ、息をひきとると急いで襟元を締めたため「にわかに」の意が生じた(白川)。

Kanji related to 卒

Meanings in Other Languages for 卒

French
  1. fin d'études, soldat, privé, mourir
Portuguese
  1. soldado, particular, dados
Spanish
  1. graduación, soldado raso

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