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Kanji Details for 徹

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Strokes: 15



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penetrate, clear, pierce, strike home, sit up (all night)
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  • 徹底

    thoroughness; completeness; consistency

  • 通る, 徹る, 透る

    to go by; to go past; to go along; to travel along; to pass through; to use (a road); to take (a route); to go via; to go by way of

    to run (between); to operate (between); to connect

    to go indoors; to go into a room; to be admitted; to be shown in; to be ushered in; to come in

    to penetrate; to pierce; to skewer; to go through; to come through

    to permeate; to soak into; to spread throughout

    to carry (e.g. of a voice); to reach far

    to be passed on (e.g. of a customer's order to the kitchen); to be relayed; to be conveyed

    to pass (a test, a bill in the House, etc.); to be approved; to be accepted

    to go by (a name); to be known as; to be accepted as; to have a reputation for

    to be coherent; to be logical; to be reasonable; to be comprehensible; to be understandable; to make sense

    to get across (e.g. of one's point); to be understood

    to be straight (e.g. wood grain)

    to be well-informed; to be wise

    to do ... completely; to do ... thoroughly

  • 通す, 徹す, 透す

    to let pass; to overlook; to continue; to keep; to make way for; to persist in