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Stroke Count
8 Strokes
Radical
牛 + 4 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. thing, object, matter
Readings
Kun'yomi: もの、もの-。
On'yomi: モツ、モチ。(Go-on Reading)
ブツ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 物

Dictionary Entries for 物

mono
mon
noun
  1. thing; object; article; stuff; substance
  2. one's things; possessions; property; belongings (as 〜のもの, 〜のもん)
  3. things; something; anything; everything; nothing
  4. quality
  5. reason; the way of things
  6. used to emphasize emotion, judgment, etc.; used to indicate a common occurrence in the past (after a verb in past tense); used to indicate a general tendency; used to indicate something that should happen (formal noun often used as 〜ものだ)
noun, used as a suffix
  1. item classified as ...; item related to ...; work in the genre of ...
  2. cause of ...; cause for ...
prefix
  1. somehow; somewhat; for some reason
  2. really; truly
butsu
noun
  1. stock; products
  2. stolen goods; loot; spoils

Stroke Order Diagrams for 物

Construction of Character for 物

Radicals and parts present in 物
Radical cow Kanji Details »
Part wrapping enclosure, wrapping radical (no. 20) Kanji Details »
Part not, must not, do not, be not Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 物
  1. 会意形声。「」+音符「」。勿は「特定できない」→「『もの』の集合」の意(藤堂)。で耕す様(白川)。古い字体がなく由来が確定的ではない。

Kanji related to 物

  • 寿

    稿

Meanings in Other Languages for 物

French
  1. objet, chose, matière
Portuguese
  1. coisa, objeto, matéria
Spanish
  1. cosa, objeto, materia

Comments for 物

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Radical memory helper: you must not treat a cow like a THING 

or:

Cow's are not OBJECTs to be lifted singlehandedly. (The 'not' particle looks like a person bending to pick something up)

#1 Posted by イデ over 7 years ago


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