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Kanji Detail for 啄 - "peck, pick at, nibble"

  • Meaning

    啄 means "peck, pick at, nibble."

    1. To peck - A bird pecks with its beak to get food.

    2. To tap - To tap repeatedly with a beak, like a bird pecking. Also, a sound description.

    3. A calligraphic stroke - One of the eight basic strokes of the Japanese calligraphy style “Eonji Hachiho”. A short leftward stroke.

    4. A bird’s beak.

  • Onyomitip
  • Kunyomitip
  • Strokestip
  • Radicaltip

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