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Kanji Details for 夷

Strokes count

Strokes: 6



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barbarian, savage, Ainu
  • えびす
  • えみし
  • ころ.す
  • たい.らげる

Popular Words With This Kanji

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    peoples formerly of northern Japan with distinct language and culture (i.e. the Ainu)

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    foreigner; barbarian