0186-Jouyou-kanji “絵” Stroke Order and Meanings

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“Painting” or “Drawing” in Japanese kanji, and the Stroke Order and Meanings of Kanji “絵”

Japanese Jouyou-kanji “絵” means “Picture”, “Sketch” or “Illustration” etc.

Jouyou Kanji "絵"

Jouyou Kanji “絵”

Jouyou Kanji "絵" Stroke Order

Jouyou Kanji “絵” Stroke Order

Stroke # 12 Strokes
On-Yomi かい(kai)
Kun-Yomi えが(く)(ega(ku))
Meanings Painting, Picture, Illustration, Draw, Sketch
Pattern, Design, Coloring

Kanji words which contain Kanji “絵”, and their meanings

Words Meanings
絵合わせ(えあわせ-e a wa se) Picture-matching (with card games etc), Matching pictures, Picture-matching contest (popular in the Heian period), E-awase
絵扇(えおうぎ-e o u gi) Fan painted with a picture
絵描き(えかき-e ka ki) Painter, Artist
絵柄(えがら-e ga ra) Pictorial pattern
絵看板(えかんばん-e ka n ba n) Signboard depicting scene from a play
絵絹(えぎぬ-e gi nu) Silk for painting on, Sized silk canvas (used for traditional Japanese painting)
絵心(えごころ-e go ko ro) Artistic taste, Talent for painting, Artistic temperament
絵詞(えことば-e ko to ba) Text added to explain the picture
絵暦(えごよみ-e go yo mi) Traditional Japanese calendar with pictures, Traditional Japanese calendar expressed with pictures for use by illiterates
絵探し(えさがし-e sa ga shi) Hidden picture puzzle
絵師(えし-e shi) Artist, Painter
絵図(えず-e zu) Picture, Drawing, Illustration
絵図面(えずめん-e zu me n) Drawn (house, building or landscaping) plan, Painted (house, building or landscaping) plan
絵姿(えすがた-e su ga ta) Portrait, Likeness
絵像(えぞう-e zo u) Portrait, Portrayal, Likeness
絵草紙(えぞうし-e zo u shi) Illustrated story book (published in the Edo period), Picture book
絵空事(えそらごと-e so ra go to) Falsehood, Fabrication, Pipe dream
絵解き(えとき-e to ki) ① Explanation of a picture, ② Explanation of something by means of a picture, ③ Explanation (of an incident, one’s reasoning etc), Unravelling (a mystery), Clearing up, Solving
絵の具(えのぐ-e no gu) Paint, Pigment, Coloring materials, Colors
絵葉書(えはがき-e ha ga ki) Picture postcard
絵日傘(えひがさ-e hi ga sa) Decorated umbrella, Figured paper parasol
絵筆(えふで-e fu de) Paintbrush
絵踏み(えぶみ-e bu mi) ① (Apostatizing through) trampling on a fumi-e, Trampling on a tablet bearing Christian images, ② Allegiance test, Loyalty test
絵本(えほん-e ho n) Picture book, Illustrated book
絵馬(えま-e ma) Votive picture of a horse
絵巻物(えまきもの-e ma ki mo no) Picture scroll
絵文字(えもじ-e mo ji) Pictograph, Emoji
絵模様(えもよう-e mo yo u) Picturesque design
絵画(かいが-ka i ga) Painting, Picture
油絵(あぶらえ-a bu ra e) Oil painting
浮世絵(うきよえ-u ki yo e) Ukiyoe, Picture (color print) of everyday life in the Edo period, Edo-period woodblock print
影絵(かげえ-ka ge e) Shadow picture, Silhouette, Shadowgraph
挿絵(さしえ-sa shi e) Illustration (in a book, newspaper etc), Artwork (of book, newspaper etc), Insert
図絵(ずえ-zu e) Drawing, Picture
姿絵(すがたえ-su ga ta e) Portrait, Portrayal
似顔絵(にがおえ-ni ga o e) Portrait, Likeness, Sketch (of a face), Facial caricature


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