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音読み (おんよみ): ケイ
訓読み (くんよみ): かる・い
部首 (ぶしゅ): 車 (くるまへん)

Meaning: light, easy, slight

Notes:

軽い

かるい
light

手軽

てがる
easy, simple, informal, offhand, cheap

“get your own hand-painted banner here #486” from Flickr member Nemo’s great uncle. (Click image to enlarge.  Original image is here.)

軽自動車

けいじどうしゃ
light motor vehicle– what Americans would consider a Geo Metro-style car to be, a car meant for driving around town.

軽井沢

かるいざわ
town name: Karuizawa

 

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Kanji originally posted 2009.06.15 23:39

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.
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Written by bunkalearner

2010/01/13 at 8:15 am

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