Japanese Dictionary

Kanji literal and JLPT

Strokes count

Strokes: 4



say, reason, pretext, history, past, flat sun radical (no. 73)
On'Yomi Readings

On'Yomi Readings

  • エツ
On'Yomi Readings

Kun'Yomi Readings

  • いわ.く
  • のたま.う
  • のたま.わく
  • ここに

Popular Words With This Kanji

  • 宣う, 曰う

    to say; to be pleased to say (hint of sarcasm)

  • 曰く

    pretext; history; past; story

    according to ...; ... says

  • 曰く付き

    with an interesting history (story); with a shady history; with circumstances that are difficult to explain

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