What does kanji mean?

Definitions for kanjiˈkɑn dʒi

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  1. kanji(Noun)

    Chinese characters as used for the Japanese language.

  2. Origin: Romanization of 漢字 (かんじ) (literally “Chinese characters”), from the Mandarin Chinese 漢字.


  1. Kanji

    Kanji are the adopted logographic Chinese characters that are used in the modern Japanese writing system along with hiragana, katakana, Hindu-Arabic numerals, and the occasional use of the Latin alphabet. The Japanese term kanji for the Chinese characters literally means "Han characters" and is written using the same characters as the Chinese hanzi.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kanji in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kanji in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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