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Kanji: 長

KANJI
8 strokes
READINGS
KUN 訓
なが
おさ
 ON 音 
チョウ
STROKE ORDER
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JLPT Level:
JLPT N5 (beginner level)
Kanken Level:
Kanken Level 9 (completion of 2nd grade)
Grade:
Taught during the 2nd grade in Japan
Radical:
Radical name:
ながい
Meaning:
Long, leader
Usage:
Appears very frequently in Japanese newspapers; only about 10 kanji are used more often.
JLPT Level Word Meaning
N5
(なが)
long
N4
(かちょう)
section manager
N4
(こうちょう)
headmaster
N4
(しゃちょう)
company president
N4
(ぶちょう)
head of a section
N3
(ぎちょう)
chairman
N3
(しんちょう)
height (of body), stature
N3
(せいちょう)
growth, grow to adulthood
N3
(ちょうき)
long time period
N2
(えんちょう)
extension, elongation, prolongation, lengthening
N2
(せいちょう)
growth, increment
N2
(ちょうしょ)
(1) strong point, merit, (2) advantage
N2
(ちょうじょ)
eldest daughter
N2
(ちょうたん)
length, long and short, +-
N2
(ちょうなん)
eldest son
N2
(ちょうほうけい)
rectangle, oblong
N2
(とくちょう)
forte, merit
N2
(ながび)
to be prolonged, to drag on
N1
(おさ)
chief, head
N1
(ちょうかん)
chief, (government) secretary
N1
(ちょうだい)
very long, great length
N1
(ちょうへん)
long (e.g. novel film)
N1
長々(ながなが)
long, drawn-out, very long
N1
(ねんちょう)
seniority
N1
(のどか)
tranquil, calm, quiet
Certain kanji information is from KANJIDIC, which is the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and is used in conformance with the Group's license.
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