2037-Jouyou-kanji “里” Stroke Order and Meanings

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“Village” or “Country” in Japanese kanji, and the Stroke Order and Meanings of Kanji “里”

Japanese Jouyou-kanji “里” means “Unit word for length”, “Foster home” or “One’s home village” etc.

Jouyou Kanji "里"

Jouyou Kanji “里”

Jouyou Kanji "里" Stroke Order

Jouyou Kanji “里” Stroke Order

Stroke # 7 Strokes
On-Yomi り(ri)
Kun-Yomi さと(sato)
Meanings Village, Country
One’s home village (country)
One’s old home
Foster home, Nurse home
Being, Living
Anxiety, Be anxious, Be worried
Unit word for length (in China 300 steps and then changed to about 670 meters)
Unit word for length (in Japan about 3927 meters is 1 里)

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

Words Meanings
里芋(さといも-sa to i mo) Taro (Colocasia esculenta), Dasheen, Eddo
里親(さとおや-sa to o ya) Foster parent, Foster-father, Foster-mother
里帰り(さとがえり-sa to ga e ri) Return to parents’ home, Bride’s (first) visit to her old parents’ home
里子(さとご-sa to go) Foster child
里心(さとごころ-sa to go ko ro) Homesickness, Nostalgia
里人(さとびと-sa to bi to) Villager, Village folk, Countryfolk
里諺 or 俚諺(りげん-ri ge n) Saw, Byword, Adage, Proverb
里巷(りこう-ri ko u) Village, Village and town
里俗(りぞく-ri zo ku) Local custom
里長(りちょう or さとおさ-ri cho u (or) sa to o sa) Village chief
里程(りてい-ri te i) Mileage, Distance
里謡(りよう-ri yo u) Ballad, Folk song, Popular song
海里(かいり-ka i ri) Nautical mile, Sea mile
旧里(きゅうり-kyu u ri) Hometown, Birthplace, Place of birth, Native place, One’s old home
郷里(きょうり-kyo u ri) Hometown, Birthplace, One’s native place, One’s native village, One’s home


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