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U+95A2, 関
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-95A2

[U+95A1]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+95A3]

Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Glyph origin[edit]

Simplified from (𢇇). Unorthodox form of listed in the Kangxi dictionary.

The modern Japanese usage is of reform (shinjitai) nature.

Han character[edit]

(radical 169, +6, 14 strokes, cangjie input 日弓廿大 (ANTK), composition)

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ɡ·roːlʔ, *ɡ·roːnʔ
*kroːn
*kroːn
*ɡ·ron

Definitions[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“to close; to shut; to lock up; to detain; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. frontier pass
  2. close
  3. relation
  4. barrier
  5. gate

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Kanji in this term
せき
Grade: 4
kun’yomi

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana せき, rōmaji Seki)

  1. a place name, such as that of Seki City in Gifu Prefecture
  2. A surname​.