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Online Japanese Chinese Kanji Character Dictionary
A comprehensive, illustrated dictionary with etymologies, pictographs & definitions in English, displaying also Hiragana and Katakana, the Kana used in Nihongo


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  Originally, an element indicating a profusion of slender, bamboo slats plus the character mouth doubled (not tripled as at present), suggesting a bamboo flute with multiple holes. Watch kanji video »
Flute; oblong object
adds bamboo to emphasize a (short) flute with either three or six holes. Lock is a borrowed meaning, via the character below.
adds metal to indicate the (key of a) lock equipped with a cylinder. Key and lock (up) are associated meanings, with vital point and pivot by extension.
Oblong object
adds water, originally to indicate "soak or boil an oblong object." Now, simply "soak" or "boil."
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