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音読 み (おんよみ): トウ
訓読 み (くんよみ): い・たる
部首  (ぶしゅ):刂 (りっとう)

Meaning: arrive, proceed, reach, attain, result in.

Notes:  First kanji I saw on my June 2009 flight to Japan.  It was used as part of the word



Side note:  着 is an interesting kanji.  On the surface it means “to wear”, but it has a lot more meanings too, and gets used all over the place. 着 needs to be a kanji of the day sometime.


arrive at (place)

“Arrivals @ HND/RJTT”, from Flickr member Hyougushi (original image here)


Kanji originally posted 2009.06.04 22:58

Part or all of English definition is from  KANJIDIC — property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, used in conformance with the Group’s licenceDonate to the WWWJDIC project. Stroke order diagrams licensed from Kanji Cafe.

Written by bunkalearner

2010/01/02 at 12:25 pm

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