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川 : Stream

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stream, river, river or three-stroke river radical (no. 47)

On 'yomi:
セン(sen)
Kun 'yomi:
かわ(kawa)
Nanori:
(ka)(ko) さわ(sawa)
Strokes:3
Radical: (47)
Usage Rating:181
JLPT:N5
old JLPT:4
Grade:1
Unicode:05ddd
jis208:32-78
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川 Usage examples

どぶ(どぶがわ)
(どぶがわ)
ditch with running water, drainage channel
向こう(かわむこう)the other side of the tracks, place where lower class people live
流れ(かわながれ)cancellation, standing up, breaking a promise
を下る(かわをくだる)to descend a river
を越える(かわをこえる)to cross a river
(とくがわけ)the House of Tokugawa, the Tokugawas
(とくがわぜい)Tokugawa forces
(やまがわ)mountain rivers
焼き(いまがわやき)
(いまがわやき)
Japanese muffin containing bean jam, served hot
(かせん)
(かせん)
riverboat, rivercraft
海豚(カワイルカ)river dolphin
工学(かせんこうがく)river engineering
(かわべり)
べり(かわべり)
riverbank, riverside
草木(さんせんそうもく)nature, natural scenery
万里(さんせんばんり)being far away across mountains and rivers
暴れ(あばれがわ)river which often overflows its banks
笑い(ワライカワセミ)laughing kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae)
施餓鬼(かわせがき)Buddhist services in memory of those drowned in a river, offering to suffering spirits at the river
釣り(かわづり)
(かわづり)
river fishing
(かわなみ)ripples on a river
隅田花火大会(すみだがわはなびたいかい)Sumida River Firework Festival (Tokyo)
崎七分(かわさきしちぶ)type of baggy tobi trousers with the baggy part taking up seven-tenths of the full length of the trouser leg
(ひがあ)(water) spring