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Stroke Count
8 Strokes
Radical
口 + 5 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. fate, command, decree, destiny, life, appoint
Readings
Kun'yomi: いのち、みこと。
On'yomi: ミョウ。(Go-on Reading)
メイ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 命

Dictionary Entries for 命

mei
myou
noun
  1. command; decree; life; destiny
inochi
noun
  1. (mortal) life
mikoto
noun
  1. (after the name of a god or a noble) Lord; Highness
  2. you
mikoto
noun
  1. the spoken words of the emperor or a noble

Stroke Order Diagrams for 命

Construction of Character for 命

Radicals and parts present in 命
Radical mouth Kanji Details »
Part one, one radical (no.1) Kanji Details »
Part seal radical (no. 26) Kanji Details »
Part 𠆢 Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 命
  1. 会意』。「」(集める)+「」(神託)+「」(人)、人が集まって神託を受けるの意。又は、「」(人が跪いて聞く)+「(神器)」の意(白川)。「」、「」と同系。

Kanji related to 命

  • 寿

  • 貿

  • 使

    調

    沿

Meanings in Other Languages for 命

French
  1. destinée, destin, ordre, décret, vie, nommer (à un poste)
Portuguese
  1. destino, comando, decreto, vida
Spanish
  1. orden, mandato, vida

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