Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 3 strokes
Taught in grade 1

Search words that:
- start with 川
- end with 川
- contain 川
stream, river, river or three-stroke river radical (no. 47)
KUN:
  • かわ
    kawa
ON:
  • セン
    sen
Nanori:
  • ka
  • ko
  • さわ
    sawa
Written with 3 strokes
Taught in grade 1
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 169 results)

noun
1.
river, stream(only relevant for かわ)
suffix
2.
River, the ... river(suffix used with the names of rivers)
Other readings:
【がわ】
【かわ】
【がわ】

noun
stream, brook, creek

noun, no-adjective
mouth of river, estuary
All readings:
河口【かこう】
河口【かわぐち】
川口【かわぐち】

noun
dry riverbed, river beach
All readings:
河原【かわら】
川原【かわら】
【かわら】

noun
upper reaches of a river, upstream
See also:川下

noun
senryū, comic haiku, humorous seventeen-mora poem

noun
flood plain, river terrace, riverside area, area between river and river bank
Other readings:
河川敷【かせんしき】

noun
riverbank
Other readings:
河端【かわばた】
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 518 results)

しず
静かに
なが
流れる
かわ
ふか
深い
Still waters run deep

This river is deep enough to swim in

かれ
かわ
およ
泳いで
わた
渡ろう
しっぱい
失敗
He failed in his attempt to swim across the river

I would often swim in this river when I was young

どう
道路
かわ
へいこう
並行
The road is parallel to the river

ぐんたい
軍隊
かわ
わた
渡って
ぜんしん
前進
The army slowly advanced across the river

かわ
ひろ
広い
The river is wide

かわ
およ
泳ごう
Let's go and swim in the river

わた
、赤川次郎
しょうせ
小説
だい
大好き
I really like Jiro Akagawa's novels

かわ
うつ
美しい
This river is beautiful

Children should keep away from the river. It's dangerous

The mere idea of swimming across the river made me tremble

かわ
およ
泳いで
わた
渡ろう
ここ
試みた
I attempted to swim across the river

The river is running dry

The fish caught in this river are all nice

わた
かわ
およ
泳ぎ
I went swimming in the river yesterday

わた
かわ
およ
泳いで
I am tired after swimming in that river

The land slopes gently toward the river

かのじょ
彼女
ひろ
広い
かわ
およ
泳いで
わた
渡った
She swam across the wide river

The river is 50 meters in breadth