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Today's Kanji

Today's Kanji -- February 24, 2017

  • on reading:
  • メイ   ミョウ   ミン
  • kun reading:
  • かり   あかるい   あかるむ   あからむ   あきらか   ける   く   くる   かす
  • meaning(s):
  • bright, light
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Stroke Order Diagram
Compounds

Compounds

いしきふめい unconscious; senseless
いんかんしょうめい certification of official registration of a seal
えいめい intelligent; wise; bright; brilliant; clear-sighted
かいめい elucidation; explication
かいめい civilization; enlightenment
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