Japanese Dictionary

Kanji literal and JLPT

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Strokes: 12



genesis, wound, injury, hurt, start, originate
On'Yomi Readings

On'Yomi Readings

  • ソウ
  • ショウ
On'Yomi Readings

Kun'Yomi Readings

  • つく.る
  • はじ.める
  • きず
  • けず.しける

Popular Words With This Kanji

  • 始める, 創める

    to start; to begin; to commence; to initiate; to originate

    to open (e.g. a store); to start up; to establish (business. etc.)

    to start (doing something); to begin to ...

  • 作る, 造る, 創る

    to make; to produce; to manufacture; to build; to construct

    to prepare (food); to brew (alcohol)

    to raise; to grow; to cultivate; to train

    to till

    to draw up (a document); to make out; to prepare; to write

    to create (an artistic work, etc.); to compose

    to coin (a phrase); to organize; to organise; to establish; to found

    to have (a child)

    to make up (one's face, etc.)

    to fabricate (an excuse, etc.)

    to form (a line, etc.)

    to set (a record)

    to commit (a sin, etc.)

  • 創設

    establishment; founding; organization; organisation

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