Definition of 川

  • stream
  • river
  • river or 3-stroke river radical (no. 47)

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • セン
  • かわ

Popular Words With This Kanji

川, 河, かわ, がわ

river, stream, the .... river, (suffix used with the names of rivers)

川崎, かわさき

Kawasaki (city)

小川, おがわ

streamlet, brook

谷川, たにがわ

mountain stream

河口, 川口, かこう, かわぐち

mouth of river, estuary

江戸川, えどがわ

Edo River

河川, かせん

rivers

古川, 古河, ふるかわ

old river

川上, かわかみ

upper reaches of a river

河原, 川原, かわら, かわはら

dry river bed, river beach


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