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Stroke Count
8 Strokes
Radical
月 + 4 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. clothing, admit, obey, discharge
Readings
Kun'yomi: はつ、はら、はっ。
On'yomi: フク。(Kan'you-on, Kan-on Readings)
ブ、ブク。(Go-on Reading)
フウ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 服

Dictionary Entries for 服

fuku
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. clothes (esp. Western clothes)
suffix, counter
  1. counter for doses of medicine, gulps of tea, drags of a cigarette, etc.
buku
noun
  1. mourning clothes
  2. mourning; period of mourning

Stroke Order Diagrams for 服

Construction of Character for 服

Radicals and parts present in 服
Radical month, moon Kanji Details »
Part seal radical (no. 26) Kanji Details »
Part or again, furthermore, on the other hand Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 服
  1. 会意形声。「月(元は"")」+音符「𠬝」.「𠬝」は、「」+「(手)」であり、ぴったりとくっつく、人を押さえつけるなどの意。あわせて、舟端にぴったりとくっつくの意か。ぴったりくっつくことから、「したがう」の意が生じ、ぴったりとした衣類を服と言うようになったもの。

Kanji related to 服

  • 綿

  • 貿

  • 殿

  • 婿

Meanings in Other Languages for 服

French
  1. habillement, admettre, obéir, libérer (renvoi), avaler (médicament)
Portuguese
  1. vestuário, permitir, obedecer, descarregar
Spanish
  1. ropa, admitir, obedecer

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