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3 Strokes
干 + 0 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. dry, parch
Kun'yomi: ほ.す、ひ.る、-ぼ.し、ほ.し-。
On'yomi: カン。

Japanese Meaning for 干

Dictionary Entry for 干

noun, noun, used as a prefix
  1. drying; dried

Stroke Order Diagrams for 干

Construction of Character for 干

Radicals and parts present in 干
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Kanji variants for 干
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Origin and construction of 干
  1. 象形。二股に分かれた棒(「さすまた」類似のものか)で、攻撃にも防御にも用いる。干を持って突き進みおかす。「」「竿」「」「」の原字。「幹」の意から、「十干」や「」の意を生じた。「」の意は仮借であり、「」「」は、それを受けた形声文字。
  2. は別字。

Kanji related to 干

  • 湿

Meanings in Other Languages for 干

  1. sec, dessécher
  1. sêco, ressecar
  1. secarse, secar, relacionar, airear

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