Japanese Dictionary

Kanji literal and JLPT

Strokes count

Strokes: 10



sabre, sword, blade, clock hand
On'Yomi Readings

On'Yomi Readings

  • ケン
On'Yomi Readings

Kun'Yomi Readings

  • つるぎ

Popular Words With This Kanji

  • 真剣, 真険

    seriousness; earnestness

    real sword (as opposed to unsharpened or wooden practice weapon) (practise)

  • 剣, 劒, 劍

    sword (originally esp. a doubled-edged sword); sabre; saber; blade



    stinger; ovipositor; dart

  • 剣道

    kendo (lit: way of the sword); swordmanship; fencing

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