Kana: ゾウ、ま.す、ま.し、ふ.える、ふ.やす
Romaji: zou,, ma.shi, fu.eru, fu.yasu

Name Readings

Kana: まし、ます
Romaji: mashi, masu


increase, add, augment, gain, promote

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  14
Radical Number:  32
Frequency:  231
Grade:  5
Skip Pattern:  1-3-11
Korean Reading:  jeung
Chinese Reading:  zeng1
Unicode:  5897
JIS:  417D


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Japanese Names Index: 2077
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Kanji in Context Index: 429
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French Remembering the Kanji Index: 514
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 541
Essential Kanji Index: 693
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増える (ふえる)
to increase; to multiply
殖やす (ふやす)
to increase; to add to; to augment
増大 (ぞうだい)
enlargement; increase
増強 (ぞうきょう)
augment; reinforce; increase
増加 (ぞうか)
increase; increment; addition
増刊 (ぞうかん)
special edition
増す (ます)
to increase; to grow
増設 (ぞうせつ)
extension; expansion; adding (equipment, facilities, etc.)
増殖 (ぞうしょく)
increase; multiplication; propagation
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