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Stroke Count
3 Strokes
Radical
子 + 0 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Readings
Kun'yomi: こ、ね、-こ。
On'yomi: ス。(Tou-on Reading)
シ、ツ。

Japanese Meaning for 子

Dictionary Entries for 子

ko
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. child
  2. young (animal)
  3. young woman; young geisha
  4. offshoot
  5. interest
  6. new shares
  7. bird egg
  8. (after a noun or -masu stem) -er (often of young women)
ne
noun
  1. first sign of Chinese zodiac (The Rat, 11pm-1am, north, November)
mi
noun
  1. fruit; nut
  2. seed
  3. (in broth) pieces of meat, vegetable, etc.
  4. content; substance
shi
noun
  1. child (esp. a boy)
  2. viscount
  3. master (founder of a school of thought, esp. Confucius)
  4. philosophy (branch of Chinese literature); non-Confucian Hundred Schools of Thought writings
  5. you (of one's equals)
  6. -er (i.e. a man who spends all his time doing...)
su
suffix
  1. honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name

Stroke Order Diagrams for 子

Construction of Character for 子

Origin and construction of 子
  1. 象形

Kanji related to 子

Meanings in Other Languages for 子

French
  1. enfant, signe de la 1ère branche terrestre, signe du Rat (zodiaque), 23 h à 01 h, Nord (0°)
Portuguese
  1. criança
Spanish
  1. chiquillo, niño

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