雷 (thunder) kanji
Thunder
This kanji has 13 strokes. It is being learnt at grade 8.
This kanji belongs to jōyō (regular-use) kanji.
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Meaning:thunder, lightning bolt
On reading:ライ
rai
Kun reading:かみなり、いかずち、いかづち
kaminari, ikazuchi, ikazuchi

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雷雨
らいう
a thunderstorm
落雷
らくらい
a thunderbolt, a lightning strike
雷親父
かみなりおやじ
a snarling (irascible) old man, a thunderer
雷に打たれる
いかずちにうたれる
be struck by lightning
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