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Stroke Count
6 Strokes
Radical
缶 + 0 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. tin can, container, jar radical (no. 121)
Readings
Kun'yomi: かま、べ、ほとぎ。
On'yomi: カン。(Kan'you-on, Go-on, Kan-on Readings)
フ。(Go-on Reading)
フウ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 缶

Dictionary Entries for 缶

kan
kan
noun, counter
  1. can; tin
noun
  1. canned food
kama
noun
  1. boiler
hotogi
noun
  1. fat-bodied, small-mouthed earthenware jar for carrying water
  2. water vessel used for a baby's first bath

Stroke Order Diagrams for 缶

Construction of Character for 缶

Radicals and parts present in 缶
Part open box enclosure, open box radical (no. 17) Kanji Details »
Part mountain Kanji Details »
Kanji variants for 缶
Old Character Form
Origin and construction of 缶
  1. 象形状の土器を象る。「」は、これに音符「」を加え、小型円筒状の土器(カン)を意味した。明治期に、欧米から「缶詰」の技術が到来したときに、"can"の音に合わせて、「罐」の字を当てたもの(現在の中国でも同じ文字を用いるのは、いずれかからの用法の輸出か)。明治から昭和にいたり用いられる機会が増え、俗字として音符「雚」を落としたものが通用。常用漢字採択において正式に採用されたものである(別字衝突)。「」と並んで、字体採用において最も不見識な例?

Kanji related to 缶

Meanings in Other Languages for 缶

French
  1. boîte de conserve, récipient, radical jarre (no. 121)
Portuguese
  1. Lata, pote, recipiente
Spanish
  1. lata de hojalata, envase, hervidor

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