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Kanji Details for 冠

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Strokes: 9



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crown, best, peerless
  • カン
  • かんむり

Popular Words With This Kanji

  • cap (esp. a traditional cap worn with sokutai or ikan clothing); crown; diadem; coronet

    top kanji radical

    first verse of a haikai, etc.

    best; peerless; first

  • 被る, 冠る

    to put on (one's head); to wear; to have on; to pull over (one's head); to crown (oneself)

    to be covered with (dust, snow, etc.); to pour (water, etc.) on oneself; to dash on oneself; to ship water

    to bear (e.g. someone's debts, faults, etc.); to take (blame); to assume (responsibility); to shoulder (burden)

    to overlap (e.g. sound or color)

    to be similar; to be redundant

    to be fogged (due to overexposure, etc.)

    to close; to come to an end

    to get a full house; to sell out

    to blunder; to bungle; to fail

    to be deceived

  • 栄冠

    laurels; garland