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Kanji Details for 函

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Strokes: 8



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  • カン
  • はこ
  • い.れる

Popular Words With This Kanji

  • 入れる, 容れる, 函れる

    to put in; to let in; to take in; to bring in; to insert; to set (a jewel, etc.); to ink in (e.g. a tattoo)

    to admit; to accept; to employ; to hire

    to accept; to comply; to grant; to adopt (a policy, etc.); to take (advice, etc.); to listen to; to pay attention to

    to include

    to pay (one's rent, etc.)

    to cast (a vote)

    to make (tea, coffee, etc.)

    to turn on (a switch, etc.)

    to send (a fax); to call

  • 箱, 函, 匣, 筥, 筐, 凾


    car (of a train, etc.)

    shamisen case; shamisen

    man who carries a geisha's shamisen

    receptacle for human waste; feces (faeces)

  • 投函, 投かん

    mailing; posting