近 (near) kanji
Near
This kanji has 7 strokes. It is being learnt at grade 2.
This kanji belongs to jōyō (regular-use) kanji.
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Meaning:near, early, akin, tantamount
On reading:キン、コン
kin, kon
Kun reading:ちか-い
chika-i

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近視
きんし
shortsightedness, nearsightedness, myopia ☆=近眼(きんがん)
近いうちに
ちかいうちに
in the near future, before long ☆=近々(きんきん,ちかぢか)
近道
ちかみち
a shorter way, a shortcut
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