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Stroke Count
9 Strokes
十 + 7 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. south
Kun'yomi: みなみ。
On'yomi: ナ、ナン。

Japanese Meaning for 南

Dictionary Entry for 南

  1. south

Stroke Order Diagrams for 南

Construction of Character for 南

Radicals and parts present in 南
Radical ten Kanji Details »
Part upside-down box radical (no. 13) Kanji Details »
Part dry, parch Kanji Details »
Part put together Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 南
  1. 形声。テントと、丹(タン→暖)を組み合わせたもので、家の中が暖かいという意味。転じて、南を表す。鐘の形がもとになっているという説もある。

Kanji related to 南

  • 西

  • 調

Meanings in Other Languages for 南

  1. sud
  1. sul
  1. Sur

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