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Kanji Details for 嘗

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Strokes: 14



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once, before, formerly, ever, never, ex-, lick, lap up, burn up, taste, undergo, underrate, despise
  • ショウ
  • ジョウ
  • かつ.て
  • こころ.みる
  • な.める

Popular Words With This Kanji

  • 嘗て, 曾て, 都て

    once; before; formerly; ever; former; ex-

    never yet (with negative verb); never before; first time; still not happened

  • 舐める, 嘗める, 甞める

    to lick

    to taste

    to experience (esp. a hardship)

    to make fun of; to make light of; to put down; to treat with contempt

  • 大嘗祭

    first ceremonial offering of rice by newly-enthroned Emperor