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Stroke Order Diagram for 掖

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11 Strokes
手 + 8 Strokes
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English Meaning
  1. side (of body), carry under arm
Kun'yomi: たす.ける、わきばさ.む。
On'yomi: ヤク。(Go-on Reading)
エキ。(Kan-on Reading)

Dictionary Entry for 掖

  1. armpit; under one's arm; side; flank
  2. beside; close to; near; by (also written as 傍, 側)
  3. aside; to the side; away; out of the way
  4. off-track; off-topic
  5. deuteragonist; supporting role (usu. written ワキ in Noh)
  6. second verse (in a linked series of poems)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 掖

Construction of Character for 掖

Radicals and parts present in 掖
Part dot, tick or dot radical (no. 3) Kanji Details »
Part kettle lid radical (no. 8) Kanji Details »
Part winter radical (no. 34) Kanji Details »
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Part hand, hand radical (no. 64) Kanji Details »

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